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Shark Cage, a new TV Show by PokerStars

Tags: daily freerolls, online qualifier tournaments, pokerstars, satellites, the shark cage
Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 by "T".
PokerStars has launched a new promotion where one can get to play poker's biggest names for $1,000,000 on television! The Shark Cage is a new TV show where world-known poker professionals, Team PokerStars Pro and a few "lucky" PokerStars qualifiers will compete in eight heats (will be filmed at EPT events). Each heat will see five poker pros and one online qualifier battle it out for a seat in the[...]   Read more » Shark Cage, a new TV Show by PokerStars

  26-Nov-13, 10:55   #1
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Joined: Dec '12
Location: New Zealand
Age: 26 (M)
Posts: 67
wasnt interested in this till the new features were explained. now thats cool. 30secs is a long time when playing online, but in a real game it goes by so quick. Although it could affect the trash talk you get during a hand. But its talor made for TONY G! lets hope it doesnt take 4 years till it comes out on national television

  26-Nov-13, 14:10   #2
Joined: May '13
Location: Mauritius
Age: 25 (M)
Posts: 2659
Wow this is a nice event, hope it gets the required crowds at it looks to be one of the best thing that comes out of poker for a while. I mean new stuffs that we have not seen for a while.

Anyway this will attract fishes and people looking for fame to get in the spot light as it will be televised, also the no deal makes it interesting as deals tend to destroy actions!!

  26-Nov-13, 17:05   #3
Joined: Mar '11
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 47 (M)
Posts: 5401
Winner takes all makes this a massive tournament. To play these guys would be great but you are going to need to be very lucky to win it. But you never know i hope that an online player wins it all

  26-Nov-13, 21:32   #4
Joined: Feb '11
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 52 (M)
Posts: 4762
this is an interesting promo withan interesting format where anything can happen just like Basle just scoring in the 87th minute against a poor Chelsea team to mess up the Champions League format....... can an online player do anybgood in this? who knows......cool if it were a mobster!

  26-Nov-13, 23:31   #5

Joined: Feb '12
Location: Canada
Age: 56 (M)
Posts: 5654
I see there is some sort of promo for this Shark's Cage thing somewhere...but i didn't thouroughly read it,...I just scanned it...

...it was something about Rush Poker Format Heads Up Tourneys,.... They would be LIGHTNING fast....!!! If you want FAST non-stop poker,....they're what you lookin' fo....!!! Big Smile

  27-Nov-13, 07:55   #6
Joined: Jun '13
Location: Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of
Age: 63 (M)
Posts: 530
I think this promotion is preety good!!!
‘Play against the clock': Each player only has 30 seconds to act on each street, ensuring plenty of fast and exciting play.

‘Don't get bluffed': If a player pulls off a bluff on the river, the loser gets sent to the Shark Cage to miss an orbit. The bluffer meanwhile gets bonus chips if they make it to the final. If the bluff gets called, the bluffer will go to the tank, and the player who called will get the bonus chips.

  27-Nov-13, 09:07   #7
Joined: Oct '12
Location: Croatia
Age: 28 (M)
Posts: 257
Its pretty good promotion.

I just made an deposit for 2 tickets but they say that I need to make 1FPP Big Smile... Funny lol.

If I remember right 3 tourney left. Its great tourney.

Its great promotion because you are playing for some tickets but in same time tourney is for money too. I hope I will get into to money or tickets.

Good luck to all who will play.

See ya on tables

  27-Nov-13, 11:19   #8
Joined: Apr '11
Location: Romania
Age: 27 (M)
Posts: 6668
Sounds interesting but i guess on the online qualifier will be madness as usual.

To me this promotion/event sounds more like a marketing event to promote the site than a campaign focused just for the players.

  30-Nov-13, 19:29   #9
Joined: Nov '13
Location: Hungary
Age: 32 (M)
Posts: 1
Its pretty good promotion.

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