Americas Cardroom is giving away fifty-four Venom Step 5 tickets – each worth $215 – to players who help test its new software playing in freeroll tournaments.
After months of beta testing, Americas Cardroom´s new software – ACR V2 – is due to go live next Monday (May 20th). To ensure the new software can support thousands of players simultaneously, the site is hosting six special freeroll tournaments on ACR V2 over the next three days (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) at 5:00pm and 7:00pm ET each day.
Each freeroll tournament will pay nine prizes of Venom Step 5 tickets and each ticket is worth $215. Players who win a ticket will be just two Steps away from winning a seat in the site´s $5 million guaranteed Venom event. Whether or not you have been trying to qualify for the Venom event via the Steps promotion, this is a fantastic opportunity that should not be missed.
How to Take Advantage of this Opportunity
In order to play in the freeroll tournaments, you have to download ACR V2 from the Americas Cardroom website. The link to the software appears in the top left-hand side of the ACR Home Page (“Beta V2 Download”) and the installation file is large; so downloading the file may take a few minutes depending on the speed of your Internet connection and what other programs are running on your PC.
When the installation is finished and the poker client opens, you have to create a new account using a different email address, username, and password from your existing Americas Cardroom real money account. When the current platform is migrated to the new platform next Monday, your existing details will automatically be carried forward, but a separate account is required for the purposes of playing on ACR V2 while it is in beta.
Once your new account is created, you will find navigating the new poker client very similar to what you are used to at Americas Cardroom. Therefore, click on the “Tourney” link in the poker client, and then on the “Freeroll” button to access the Venom freeroll tournaments. Due to the time it may take to download the new software and create a new account (especially if you have to create a new email addresses as well), I recommended downloading ACR V2 well in advance of the freeroll start times.
If you win one of the nine Venom Step 5 tickets up for grabs in each freeroll, you have to manually claim your ticket by writing to ACR customer services with the usernames and email addresses for both your real money ACR account and your beta ACR account (don´t disclose your password). Americas Cardroom will check to make sure your claim is genuine, and – once the claim has been authenticated – the Venom Step 5 tournament ticket will be credited to your real money account. (This may take a couple of days).
Important Note for New ACR Players
If you don´t already have a real money account with Americas Cardroom, you will need to create one in advance of downloading ACR V2 – otherwise it will be impossible to credit you with any Venom Step 5 tickets you win. Consequently, visit Americas Cardroom today, and create a real money account using the Americas Cardroom bonus code “[bonuscode room=”americascardroom”][/bonuscode]”.
You don’t have to fund your account right away, but when you do, using my bonus code will make you entitled to a 100% bonus on your first deposit up to $1,000 (200% if you deposit using cryptocurrency). You will also be eligible for twenty days of free poker and entry into up to four first time depositor freeroll tournaments with prize pools of $250. Further details of the Welcome Package can be found in my review.