How good do you think you are at online poker? Not very good at all? Perfect! Then you’re just the kind of player bwin Poker is looking for to participate in the free Rookie Challenge.
In the bwin Poker Rookie Challenge beginners at online poker get the opportunity to square off against other online poker beginners. All you have to do to participate is be a new player at bwin Poker (sorry, existing players). As long as you don’t have an account yet at bwin Poker you’re golden. Just sign up and bwin Poker will automatically credit you with 10 tournament tickets into its Rookie Challenge.
The bwin Poker Rookie Challenge is comprised of 5 stages of Sit & Go tournaments, in which players begin at the bottom of the ladder and climb their way to the top to ultimately win tickets into real money events.
- Rookie Challenge Stage 1 is a 10-player tournament with 1st place getting 3 tickets into Rookie Challenge Stage 2 and 2nd place getting 2 tickets into that event.
- Rookie Challenge Stage 2 is also a 10-player event, which awards 1st place 2 tickets into Rookie Challenge Stage 3 and awards 2nd place 1 ticket into Rookie Challenge Stage 3.
From here, only the 1st place winner is awarded any prize. Rookie Challenge Stages 3 and 4 are both 5-player events with the winner of Rookie Challenge Stage 3 winning 3 tickets into the Stage 4 event, and the winner of Rookie Challenge Stage 4 winning 1 ticket into the Rookie Challenge Stage 5 heads-up final, in which the winner will be awarded 3 real money tickets worth $1.10 each that can be used at any bwin Poker tournament and 3 Rookie Challenge Freeroll tickets.
The bwin Poker Rookie Challenge Freeroll has a $300 guaranteed prize pool. In addition to winning tickets through the Rookie Challenge, you can also get your first 14 tickets into the bwin Poker Rookie Challenge Freeroll by making your first deposit into a real money account at the site, and then earning just one bwin Poker point.