How to enter the oddschecker Bank Holiday Special poker tournament

How to enter the oddschecker Bank Holiday Special poker tournament

Join us on GGPoker on Monday - there's $2,500 added to the prize pool already!

After the success of the oddschecker Poker League, we're hosting a one-off Bank Holiday special on Monday 25th May at 7pm [UK BST].

This time the tournament will be on GGPoker, and oddschecker have added $2,500 to the prize pool already!

The buy-in for the tournament is $5.50 ($5+$0.50), and late registration will be open for one hour, until 8pm.

Before you get going, if you're new to the game you can brush up on your skills with our guides. Find out the best poker hands ranked from 1 to 10, or read our six tips to take your game to the next level.

Registering for the tournament is easy, and you can follow the steps in this guide to get set up ready to hit the table on Friday.

What do I need to enter the tournament?

You'll need a GGPoker account to play, so if you’ve got that already, you’re most of the way there.

If you’re new to GGPoker, make sure you claim their sign up offer when registering via oddschecker.

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Only new players who have never before created a GGPoker account are eligible to participate in this promotion. Only persons located in the United Kingdom are eligible to participate in this promotion. In order to enter this promotion, players must use the bonus code ODDSCHECKER when creating a new account via the Sign up page; to do so, players should select the ‘Have a Bonus Code? (Optional) link below the country of residence dropdown menu and input ODDSCHECKER into the field.

Sign up as a new customer through this link and you’ll receive a $30 ticket package, with no deposit required. (T&Cs apply, 18+ BeGambleAware.org)


How to claim the GGPoker Sign Up Bonus

  1. Download GGPoker's free online gaming software.
  2. Register for a GGPoker account.
  3. Enter code 'ODDSCHECKER' and get your $30 free ticket package.
  4. Now you're ready to enter the oddschecker tournament.

 

How do I enter the tournament?

You'll need the free GGPoker app to play, on desktop or mobile. You can download the desktop app when registering for GGPoker here, or download the mobile app from your app store.


1. Download the GGPoker app
 

To download the mobile app, go to your app store and search GGPoker UK.

2. Find the tournament
 

Once the app is downloaded, click on tournaments at the bottom of the screen. 

You need to click filter and select private games - then remove satellite and running events.

PLEASE NOTE: If you're registering through late registration, keep running events selected.

Scroll down until you see the oddschecker Special and select it.


3. Register for the tournament
 

Hit ‘Register’ when you see the oddschecker Special.

Make sure you’ve got enough in your account to cover the $5.50 buy-in amount, which will be deducted when entering your password in the next step.


4. Enter the tournament password to complete entry
 


The final step is to enter the tournament password, which is oddsgg.

As it says on this screen, once you press that button, your $5.50 buy-in amount will be deducted from your account balance.

How do I register for the tournament on my laptop?

If you’re looking to play on your laptop, you'll need to download the web app when registering for GGPoker and find the tournament on there.


1. Download the GGPoker app
 

If you’ve just signed up to GGPoker through oddschecker, you will have already downloaded the GGPoker web software. If not, you need to go to en.ggpoker.com and download it.


2. Search for the tournament
 

Head to tournaments and search for oddschecker. It'll be easier if you use the filters like in the steps for mobile above.

PLEASE NOTE: If you're late registering, make sure you don't remove the running events filter, as the tournament will have moved into this section.

3. Register for the tournament
 

Once you’ve got to the tournament home screen, hit register.

Make sure you’ve got enough in your account to cover the $5.50 buy-in amount, which will be deducted when entering your password in the next step.


4. Enter the tournament password to complete entry
 

A window will appear where you’ll need to enter the tournament passcode, which is oddsgg.

That's it, your entry will be complete!

We'll see you at the table!

Remember, the tournament kicks off at 7pm on Monday, with late registration until 8pm, so get yourself ready and registered now so that you’re good to go for then.

If you’re a new customer, don’t forget to grab the GGPoker welcome offer by signing up and using code ODDSCHECKER.

We'll be giving plenty of updates in the build-up to the tournament and chatting to you all live throughout on our Twitter channel. See you there and good luck!