The Microgaming Poker Network, a sub-division of the gaming giant, Microgaming Software Systems, is set to host their third Universal Poker Championship this September. The winning player will be awarded the prestigious title of “Greatest Online Poker Player in the Universe,” and will also receive a cash prize of €5,000.
This will be the third consecutive year that the Microgaming Poker Network will host the tournament, and it has grown tremendously since its launch in 2015. Back then, the guarantees were only €250,000, and this has since grown to a staggering €750,000! This year is expected to be the biggest in the tournament’s history, and organizers are anxiously waiting to see just how many people tune in to watch the pros play the famous game.
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This year will also see the inclusion of players from Adjarabet, the largest casino and sportsbook in Georgia. This will have an interesting effect on both the live streams and the prize pools.
How to Watch
Microgaming are encouraging all participants in the Championship to live stream the play across all their social media platforms. Extra points will be awarded for players who stream their play, and the most interesting streamer of the day on Youtube or Facebook Live will receive bonus points.
Since the event will be aired for free, it’s a great opportunity for budding young poker players who want to up their game to the next level. The top players will be streaming their own play, and viewers can gain valuable insights into the professional side of the game, and pick up some great strategies and tips.