Online Poker announces $35,000 Become a Pro Competition

by Poker Team

A new U.S. based freeroll only, tournament poker site has set up a competition to award one of its a member a chance of a lifetime, to become a site pro and be staked in regional tournaments. is giving away a $35,000 bankroll to be used at the winners own discretion to represent the site. Promotion begins April 1, 2011 and runs for 90 days, in which the winner will be declared.

“There are some awfully good poker players who are bankroll challenged” states grrrinders founder, David Webb. “We hope that by giving a deserving player a shot at becoming a true professional, with a sufficient bankroll to play 5-10 live events per month, plus a $10,000 seat into a major televised event, we’ll uncover the next poker superstar” is a membership driven site where players purchase a membership, and then play unlimited freerolls for cash, live tournament seats, vacations and prizes. There are no buy-ins, wagers, rake or gambling. Currently seats to the Jennifer Harman Throwdown Celebrity Tournament, Orleans Open, Heartland Poker Tour Reno, and every Monday, a seat is given away to a $1,000 WSOP event. Over 700 monthly cash tournaments are offered included a weekly $1500 and a monthly $5,000.

Players looking to represent the site play in a series of special tournaments called “Become a Pro” which indicates their desire. Players are rated based on performance in numerous categories including overall finish, cash won, style of play, marketability and attitude. For more information, see

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