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Poker Stars Americas Cup of PokerPokerStars Americas Cup of Poker - play poker for your country Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, Latin America,  Mexico,  Peru,  USA and Venezuela.

Help get your country into the live final event which takes place at Iguazu Falls, Argentina. Poker Stars qualifiers run from 15 March - 14 April 2010 there are three different tournaments (freeroll, $0.11, $1.10) which can be played to help earn points for your country.

The top 4 point earners from each country will play in the Americas Cup of Poker final live event which has a prize pool of $150,000

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PokerStars Americas Cup of Poker

Play Poker for your country, help your country qualify for the PokerStars Americas Cup of Poker final live event. There will be 9 rounds of qualifying online tournaments where 10 countries will versus each other to determine a winner. There are three tournaments in each round, a freeroll and $0.11 buy-in and $1.10 buy-in the top 100 players in each round will earn points for their country.

Six Countries will qualify for the final event through points earned in the weekly qualifying rounds, the four teams who fail to qualify will have another chance in the playoffs where the winning two teams go through to the final live event.

The qualifying 8 countries will all meet for a final live tournament, each country will have a team that will be the top four players who earned the most points for their country and a Team PokerStars Pro.

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PokerStars Americas Cup of Poker Schedule

Round 1

Week 1 Date: 15 - 17 March 2010 Freeroll Time $0.11 Tourney $1.10 Tourney
USA verses Canada 20:00 20:30 21:00
Brazil verses Venezuela 19:00 19:30 20:00
Argentina verses Chile 19:00 19:30 20:00
Mexico verses Latin America 20:00 20:30 21:00
Colombia verses Peru 20:00 20:30 21:00

Round 2

Week 1 Date: 18 - 21 March 2010 Freeroll Time $0.11 Tourney $1.10 Tourney
Peru verses Mexico 20:00 20:30 21:00
Latin America verses Argentina 19:00 19:30 20:00
Chile verses Brazil 19:00 19:30 20:00
Venezuela verses USA 20:00 20:30 21:00
Canada verses Colombia 20:00 20:30 21:00

Round 3

Week 2 Date: 22 - 24 March 2010 Freeroll Time $0.11 Tourney $1.10 Tourney
USA verses Chile 20:00 20:30 21:00
Brazil verses Latin America 19:00 19:30 20:00
Argentina verses Peru 19:00 19:30 20:00
Mexico verses Colombia 20:00 20:30 21:00
Canada verses Venezuela 20:00 20:30 21:00

Round 4

Week 2 Date: 25 - 28 March 2010 Freeroll Time $0.11 Tourney $1.10 Tourney
Peru verses Brazil 19:00 19:30 20:00
Latin America verses USA 19:00 19:30 20:00
Chile verses Venezuela 19:00 19:30 20:00
Mexico verses Canada 20:00 20:30 21:00
Colombia verses Argentina 19:00 19:30 20:00

Round 5

Week 3 Date: 29 - 31 March 2010 Freeroll Time $0.11 Tourney $1.10 Tourney
USA verses Peru 20:00 20:30 21:00
Brazil verses Colombia 19:00 19:30 20:00
Argentina verses Mexico 19:00 19:30 20:00
Venezuela verses Latin America 20:00 20:30 21:00
Canada verses Chile 20:00 20:30 21:00

Round 6

Week 3 Date: 1,2 & 4 April 2010 Freeroll Time $0.11 Tourney $1.10 Tourney
Peru verses Venezuela 20:00 20:30 21:00
Latin America verses Chile 19:00 19:30 20:00
Argentina verses Canada 19:00 19:30 20:00
Mexico verses Brazil 20:00 20:30 21:00
Colombia verses USA 20:00 20:30 21:00

Round 7

Week 4 Date: 5 - 7 April 2010 Freeroll Time $0.11 Tourney $1.10 Tourney
USA verses Mexico 20:00 20:30 21:00
Brazil verses Argentina 19:00 19:30 20:00
Chile verses Peru 19:00 19:30 20:00
Venezuela verses Colombia 20:00 20:30 21:00
Canada verses Latin America 20:00 20:30 21:00

Round 8

Week 4  Date: 8,9,11 April 2010 Freeroll Time $0.11 Tourney $1.10 Tourney
Peru verses Latin America 20:00 20:30 21:00
Brazil verses Canada 19:00 19:30 20:00
Argentina verses USA 19:00 19:30 20:00
Mexico verses Venezuela 20:00 20:30 21:00
Colombia verses Chile 20:00 20:30 21:00

Round 9

Week 5 Date: 12 - 14 April 2010 Freeroll Time $0.11 Tourney $1.10 Tourney
Latin America verses Colombia 19:00 19:30 20:00
Chile verses Mexico 19:00 19:30 20:00
Venezuela verses Argentina 19:00 19:30 20:00
Canada verses Peru 20:00 20:30 21:00

PokerStars Americas Cup of Poker Playoff

The four Countries who don't qualify through the weekly rounds will have a second chance to get to the final event, these teams will playoff till only two remain.

Play-offs Date:  16-18 April 2010 Freeroll $0.11 $1.10
Play-off Match 1 19:00 19:30 20:00
Play-off Match 2 19:00 19:30 20:00
Play-off Match 3 19:00 19:30 20:00

PokerStars Americas Cup of Poker Final

The 8 qualifying countries will play a live poker event with $150,000 prize pool, there will be a field of 40 players which consists of the top four point earners for their country and Poker Stars Pro. The final takes place at the beautiful Iguazu Falls in Argentina.

Live Event Payout

  1. $50,000
  2. $35,000
  3. $20,000
  4. $15,000
  5. $10,000
  6. $10,000
  7. $5,000
  8. $5,000

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