Although Duran Duran were intending to sing about Rio de Janeiro in their song ‘Rio’, the boys got a little bit confused and referenced the Rio Grande which lies in the border between Texas and Mexico. This poor level of geography is the sort of thing you would expect from a 1980s synth-pop boy band but thankfully the BestPoker site knows a little bit more about South America than Simon Le Bon ever did.
Loyalty programs are nothing new in the world of online poker but the prizes are definitely getting more outlandish as time goes on. The top three players who have amassed the most poker points between now and the end of March get the opportunity to fly to Rio and indulge in a trip that will be the envy of all other poker players.
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The prize of the Rio trip is one worth competing for with a prize of poker, sun, sea and great times up for grabs. The lucky winners arrive in Rio on the 24th and have a few days to relax and enjoy the sights before the poker action begins on the 29th.
Balneario Camboriu is the destination for the Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP) and the biggest live tournament series in all of South America. With BestPoker taking care of the buy-in, the lucky winners will be competing with over 500 of the best poker players competing for the big cash prize.
If you are not lucky enough to win the trip to Brazil, there is still the chance of winning a great prize. BestPoker are providing iPads and LCD TVs as subsidiary prizes and they won’t leave sand in between your toes like some other prize that is up for grabs.
If you are planning on playing a lot of online poker in the next couple of months, joining up with BestPoker and going for gold makes perfect sense. You are getting the same poker fun with the same opportunity to win each match but with every game you play, you are giving yourself a chance of picking up some great electronic prizes and maybe even a trip to Brazil. You may not think the odds of winning the Brazil trip is in your favour but there is nothing really at stake or lose from giving it a go.