Americas Cardroom has announced the return of the biggest progressive knockout tournament in online poker, the $5 million guaranteed Venom.
This will be the third time that the online site has hosted a PKO edition of the Venom event, and ACR is expecting bigger bounties than ever, with up to tens of thousands of dollars on the line for eliminating a single player!
The $2,650 buy-in tournament features four starting flights taking place Friday, Sept. 17, Sunday, Sept. 19, Friday, Sept. 24, and Sunday, Sept. 26. Players will start the tournament with 20-minute levels and an incredibly deep 300,000 starting stack.
Day 1A: Friday, Sept. 17
Day 1B: Sunday, Sept. 19
Day 1C: Friday, Sept. 24
Day 1D: Sunday, Sept. 26
Day 2: Monday, Sept. 27
Day 3: Tuesday, Sept. 28
Day 4: Wednesday, Sept. 29
Of course, if the $2,650 buy-in is too much for your bankroll, ACR has you covered with hundreds of guaranteed seats up for grabs. The Venom Fever satellite extravaganza runs from Sept. 3-26, giving players the opportunity to earn their seat at a massive discount.
There’s also on demand step and skip tournaments, PKO blitz steps, and freerolls available. Log in today and check out how you can win your way into Venom.
What Is A PKO Tournament?
In a normal $10 buy-in knockout or bounty tournament, $5 would go to the prize pool and $5 would go to the bounty. Knocking out another player would result in $5 added to any prize you cash for.
In a $10 PKO tournament, $5 would go to the prize pool, and $5 goes to the bounty. However, when you knock someone out of the tournament, instead of getting the full $5, you get half that amount, or $2.50. The other $2.50 now gets added to your own bounty, making it now worth $7.50.
Should someone take you out, the process repeats itself. They’ll pocket $3.75 (half the current bounty), and the other $3.75 gets added to their head.
By the end of a tournament, a single player’s bounty could even be worth more than the remaining prize pool, creating a very exciting dynamic at the final table. Imagine what could be up for grabs in the $5 million Venom PKO!
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