Online Poker Site Global Poker Offering Biggest Tournament In Its History On Sunday

Written By Matt Burke on April 24, 2020 - Last Updated on November 24, 2021
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Global Poker is going all-in this Sunday as it will host the biggest tournament in its history.

Its popular Home Series will conclude on Sunday with 500,000 Sweeps Coins on the line.

Players of the Home Series have already won over 1,224,000 Sweeps Coins and 120,000,000 Gold Coins.

The tournament has been ongoing since late March.

What is Global Poker?

Global Poker is an online social poker room and is free to play. It has over 1 million users.

The online site is “dedicated to its loyal and growing community of players, bringing a greater variety of games, a larger range of bigger prize pools and more championships and tournaments.”

You must be 18 years of age or older to play.

Free Gold Coins from Global Poker

You can receive $20 worth of free Gold Coins from Global Poker right now simply by clicking on the link below.

Get $20 worth of free Gold Coins now.

This offer is for new players only.

Here is how to verify your account.

Step 1: After logging in, go to the menu in the top left-hand corner. You should see a red “X” next to the account tab. If the red “X” is present, that means you are ready to verify.

Upon clicking on “Verify My Account” at the bottom right, you will then need a photo ID, either a driver’s license or passport.

Step 2: Click “Start” and choose your photo ID type.

Step 3: Global Poker’s customer support team will connect with you to verify your account within 24 hours.

Step 4: You’re all set when you see the green checkmark on your account.

What does Global Poker offer?

Our sister site, PlayColorado, spoke with Global Poker general manager David Lyons earlier this month regarding what his company offers.

“Global poker provides a social poker experience similar to many other social gaming experiences out there,” Lyons said. “We have an added twist, a unique twist, which is that players can actually win prizes.”

Global Poker uses a “sweepstakes” model, not a “real money” model, making it legal to operate online not only in Colorado, but throughout the entire country.

Is Global Poker legal in New York?

Yes, Global Poker is legal in the Empire State. In fact, Global Poker is legal throughout the United States.

Because Global Poker uses a “sweepstakes” model instead of a “real money” model, they are allowed to operate online in the US. The way it works is when you make a deposit your money goes toward Gold Coins. Equivalent to the Gold Coins is a currency known as Sweeps Coins. Sweeps Coins are available for free after users purchase Gold Coins.

Online poker promotions

Global Poker is running a number of promotions right now for new and experienced online poker players.

They are running the aforementioned Home Series, as well as the following:

New Player Freeroll: Get your hands on a share of 1,000 Sweeps Coins. There is a special free roll being offered right now for new players.

Sunday Scrimmage: The Sunday Scrimmage is Global Poker’s premier weekly No Limit Hold’em tournament. It offers a 50,000 Sweeps Coins prize pool!

Gold Rush: Dig for gold in Global Poker’s Gold Rush! The way it works is you will accumulate points for every hand you win. For instance, if you win a hand with a total pot of 100 Gold Coins at blind levels 10/20, you’ll earn five points on the leaderboard.

Bonanza: Players can take part in the daily and weekly Bonanza tournaments. These tourneys guarantee 8,500 Sweeps Coins every week, with a buy-in of just 0.11 Sweeps Coins.

Daily Hundo: You can win 100 times your buy-in by playing Daily Hundo. There are two Daily Hundo tournaments each evening. The first – the Daily One Hundo with a buy-in of one Sweeps Coin – takes place at 9:35 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. You can win up to 100 Sweeps Coins in this tournament.

The second Daily Hundo tournament – the Daily Five Hundo – starts at 9:55 p.m. with a buy-in of five Sweeps Coins. You can win up to 500 Sweeps Coins in this tourney.

Gold Coin tournament schedule

Here is the Global Poker Gold Coin tournament schedule for weekdays in April and May 2020.

Of note, “GC” stands for “Gold Coins.”

2 p.m.: GC 50,000 guaranteed [6 Max, Turbo]. GC 1,100 buy-in.

3 p.m.: GC 25,000 guaranteed. GC 550 buy-in.

4 p.m.: GC 50,000 guaranteed [6 Max, Turbo]. GC 1,100 buy-in.

5 p.m.: GC 50,000 guaranteed [1R1A, Turbo]. GC 1,100 buy-in.

5:30 p.m.: GC 100,000 guaranteed. GC 2,200 buy-in.

6 p.m.: GC 25,000 guaranteed. GC 550 buy-in.

6:30 p.m.: GC 100,000 guaranteed [6-Max]. GC 2,200 buy-in.

7 p.m.: GC 75,000 guaranteed [1R1A]. GC 1,100 buy-in.

7:30 p.m.: GC 150,000 guaranteed. GC 3,300 buy-in.

8 p.m.: GC 100,000 guaranteed [6-Max]. GC 2,200 buy-in.

8:30 p.m.: GC 500,000 guaranteed [1R1A]. GC 5,500 buy-in.

9 p.m.: GC 300,000 guaranteed. GC 11,000 buy-in.

9:30 p.m.: GC 250,000 guaranteed. GC 5,500 buy-in.

10 p.m.: GC 100,000 guaranteed [1R1A]. GC 1,100 buy-in.

10:30 p.m.: GC 100,000 guaranteed [6-Max]. GC 2,200 buy-in.

10:30 p.m.: GC Challenge 100,000 Freeroll. GC 0 buy-in.

11 p.m.: GC 50,000 guaranteed. GC 1,100 buy-in.

11:30 p.m.: GC 250,000 guaranteed [1R1A]. GC 3,300 buy-in.

12 a.m.: GC 25,000 guaranteed. GC 550 buy-in.

1 a.m.: GC 50,000 guaranteed [1R1A, Turbo]. GC 1,100 buy-in.

2 a.m.: GC 50,000 guaranteed [Turbo]. GC 1,100 buy-in.

Materials from a press release were used in this report.

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