HOLIDAY HOLD’EM: Global Poker Serves Up ‘Big Bird’ Sunday Scrimmage With Bonus Prizes; Eagle Cup Flies High

Staff November 17, 2020
The Global Poker Big Bird Sunday Scrimmage is set for Nov. 22.

No Thanksgiving dinner would be complete without the turkey and Global Poker is bringing its own bird to the party. The Big Bird in fact – a Thanksgiving-themed Sunday Scrimmage tournament set for Nov. 22.

The SC218 tournament features a SC50,000 guarantee and some tasty prizes thrown in the mix as well. Online poker players can enjoy a nice get-together before the pumpkin pie and cranberry sauce are even served.

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How does Global Poker work?

The Sunday Scrimmage is one of Global Poker’s signature events with a big payout each week. Those looking to get in the action want to learn how this sweepstakes poker site works.

The online social poker room offers free-to-play poker with more than one million players. No purchase is necessary to enjoy a wide range of poker action.

When heading to the virtual tables, players make use of Gold Coins in various ring games and tournaments. This is a free currency for use in numerous events.

Players who purchase additional Gold Coins are also given a separate virtual currency known as Sweeps Coins. These can be used in completely separate ring games, tournaments, and sit and go’s.

Unlike Gold Coins, this currency can be accumulated and redeemed for real cash prizes and gift cards. Global Poker uses a sweepstakes cash model, making it available to players in the USA and Canada (excluding Washington and Quebec).

It can be a nice option for players outside traditional regulated US online poker markets like New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Nevada, and Delaware.

Global Poker cooking up some extras for Big Bird Sunday Scrimmage

Those who play their cards right and make the Big Bird final table will receive some just desserts. Along with the usual Sweeps Coins prizes, these players also receive a $100 Amazon voucher.

That should be quite a bit to be thankful for, but there’s more. Even those who simply get in the money take home a $50 Amazon voucher on top of their Sweeps Coin winnings. Winning players will receive their e-voucher on Nov. 23.

Gold Coin players again will have something to play for as well. The Golden Scrimmage features a buy-in of GC110,000 with a GC20,000,000 guarantee. Winning players can be thankful for nice swag including hats, T-shirts, pins, and more.

Eagle Cup lands with big finish

Global Poker also just wrapped up another bird-themed series. After almost a month of action, Global Poker’s Eagle Cup events closed the series on Sunday. The festival produced big numbers and Sunday’s main events serve as a nice example.

Things got underway with the SC110 Medium Main Event. The tournament featured a SC40,000 guaranteed prize pool and attracted 484 entries.

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That entry total topped the guarantee, paying out SC48,400. In the end, New Jersey player “Wisdomous” came out on top and took home SC9,075.

The SC218 High Main Event featured a SC100,000 guarantee and produced 632 entries for a SC126,400. In the end, “Grunka Lunka” came out on top.

This Illinois online poker player took home a nice SC23,131. The new champ also collected an Eagle Cup trophy, some branded swag, and an entry into the Tournament of Champions.

The TOC is set for Nov. 22 with a nice bonus on the line. The winner earns a trophy and $5,000 package to represent Global Poker in a live tournament.

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