Aruba is an excellent travel destination and people from all over the world fly to the exotic island to catch some sun during winter. Poker players above all else have plenty of things to do here and they have a brand-new reason to rejoice because the next edition of the South America Poker Classic will be held in the island. The Players Poker Championship made the decision of organizing the next tournament here, and players who don’t have any plans for early May should book their tickets right away.
The poker community is quite familiar with the Caribbean because many important tournaments were held in these beautiful islands. Aruba is more than a travel destination for most of them and previous editions were held here with players from all over the world signing up for the event. Radisson Aruba poker room is the place where the players will gather for the tournament and the SAPC organizes numerous satellites for those who want to attend the event but can’t afford to buy in.
They are all held at the venue from Mondays to Fridays and the buy ins can be as low as $25 or as high as $110. Time is quickly running out because the first day of the South America Poker Classic is May 4 with the main event to begin on May 8. Those who don’t have the time or patience to go through the qualifiers, can simply buy in for the main event by paying the entrance fee of $1000. There are plenty of prizes as the payout structure is quite generous and even lower tier prizes will award sufficient money to cover the travel expenses and accommodation.
Despite the serene environment in which the tournament will take place, players shouldn’t let the heavenly atmosphere deceive them and stay on their toes. There are many poker professionals who attend the event on a yearly basis and these are waiting to feast on beginners at both the main event and the cash tables. Names such as Vincenzo Giannelli ring strangely familiar to many poker players, with this particular player winning hundreds of thousands over the Internet in tournaments.
He made quite an impression at the latest Latin American Poker Tour, not to mention that Vicenzo is a former judo champion. There is no better place to be in May than Aruba and if you are even remotely passionate about poker, you simply can’t miss the South America Poker Classic. The Players Poker Championship made all the proper arrangements to ensure the fact that this edition will outstrip the previous ones in every imaginable way. The next major tournaments organized by the PPC is the DeepStack poker where the buy in is even higher and stands at a massive $2500.