October 19, 2019 3 min read


Akkari Road Announced, Another Platinum Pass Available

  • New Road to PSPC Available in Sao Paolo
  • Win entry into a $25,000 PSPC event in Barcelona in 2020
  • One of many chances to win in addition to Moneymaker’s PSPC Tour

In addition to the Moneymaker PSPC Tour, the Akkari Road will be giving away Platinum Passes.

Akkari Road Offers Platinum Pass in Brazil

Platinum Passes provide players the once-in-a-lifetime experience of competing in a $25,000 PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) event in amazing locations around the world. The initiative, which was launched last year, proved to be a huge success and now PokerStars has announced its plans to give out even more passes this time around.

The new Akkari Road will be headed by PokerStars Ambassador Andre Akkari. He will be providing players in Sao Paulo the chance to in Platinum Passes at the BSOP Millions. There is also a R$1 million guaranteed prize pool in the event, and the buy-in is just R$350 ($86 USD). You can also win entry from online qualifiers.

What’s Included in a Platinum Pass

If you win a Platinum Pass from PokerStars, you’ll receive a prize package worth a whopping $30,000. It includes:

  • €22,500 entry into a PSPC event
  • Six nights’ accommodation
  • Airport transfers
  • €1,250 to cover expenses

This is a great opportunity for recreational players who are passionate about the game to get involved in the big times. $25,000 events attract the best and most famous poker personalities, so a Platinum Pass provides you with the chance to rub shoulders with poker royalty.

Other Ways to Win a Platinum Pass

Chris Moneymaker is also providing players with the chance to win Platinum Passes. Last year, the Moneymaker PSPC Tour travelled across America, from Maryland to California – and, this year’s tour is going to be much bigger.

This year, Moneymaker will be starting out in Russia and then heading to the United Kingdom before travelling to the USA. All of the stops are listed below:

  • October 11 – 13: Sochi, Russia
  • October 16: Reno, Nevada
  • October 24 – 27: London, UK
  • October 28: Newcastle, UK
  • November 4 – 10: Milton Keynes, UK
  • November 22 – 24: Dublin, Ireland
  • December 11 – 15: Hollywood, Florida
  • January 10 – 19: Citrus Heights, California

The first two Platinum Passes of the season were won by Yi Ye in Sochi and Drew Gonzalez in Reno. There are many more stops in the coming up, so players have plenty of opportunities to win entry into the PSPC for just $86.

You can also qualify into a Moneymaker PSPC event. Online qualifiers are just $7.15, so anyone can vie for the opportunity of a lifetime. With stops all over Europe and America, there are plenty of chances for poker players to win.


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