June 2, 2014 1 BTC at 4:30PM ET = $651.28 / 65¢ per chip on SwC
May 30, 2014 1 BTC at 8AM ET = $593.93 / 59¢ per chip on SwC
May 28, 2014 Look for the Seals Team in Vegas
From the Seals Promo page:
[Click For Pic Of Anna Wroblewski in SwC green on her way to a $5k score in the 1st Rio Daily Deepstack] You will see Chairman Micon’s elite team of players wearing SwC green at the 2014 WSOP. Many of your favorites and many new faces. Our pros and our supporters. Bluemosrite will be in action. All will be revealed. If you want to floss an SwC hat and patch for us while playing WSOP tournaments hit up Chairman Micon in person at the Rio.
May 25, 2014 BTC back up to over $571
The price of a Bit Coin has been pretty steady for a couple of months, holding in the $450 to $500 range. Since Friday, May 23 the price has jumped from $539 to over $571. This puts the price of each SwC chip at about 57¢ each.
Seals with Clubs 20 Chip buy-in Guaranteed Tournaments
(all times Central)
The Saturday 1K (1 BTC) GTD at 15:00
Tuesday 19+1+R 1K (1 BTC) GTD at 21:00
February 23, 2014 Bit Coin ATM'S introduced in some U.S. cities
What's a new, super easy way to buy Bit Coins? ATM's
Read the entire article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/02/19/bitcoin-atm-austin/5623387/
February 11, 2014 4.2 Turbo Smoker Tournaments
Start at 4:20 PM and 7:20 PM ET every night on SWC. The turbo Smokers have a 4.2 chip buy-in, 420 chip stack start, 4 minute blinds and guarantee 50 chip prize pool. These will run quickly, like less than 45 minutes. Play hard and fast or you'll be smoked.........
February 5, 2014 New Guarantees added to SWC MTT schedule
Check out the new every night 30 Chip buy-in Deep 500 GTD.
Now, every Sunday there is also a 20 Chip buy-in 1000 chip GTD, Now every one can find a Sunday tournament on SWC that offers a huge prize pool.
If you don't already know, there is a humongous 20 BTC Guarantee every Sunday on SWC that has made many players very happy (financially) and is always drawing more players to Seals each and every week.
February 5, 2014 Recommended BTC wallet for players in Canada
If you are a resident of Canada, try CaVirtex (Canadian Virtual Exchange) as your wallet of choice for all your BTC buys and sells.
CaVirtex offers a prepaid debit card method for cashing out your Bit Coins into Canadian Dollars that can used anywhere.
CaVirtex is open only to residents of Canada (Sorry U.S. and ROW players)
December 8, 2013 3PM ET BTC Price: $893.99999
Here is the BOA opinion of BTC.
The price has dropped from $933 at 5PM Friday, we're keeping an close eye on this.
December 1, 2013 5PM ET BTC price: $945
Has the bubble burst? The following story may have caused a selling frenzy..........
November 25, 2013 BTC Price is at $832 at 6:30 AM ET
Traffic on Seals with Clubs, if you haven't noticed is really picking up. Even this early on a dull and cold Monday morning at 6:30 ET there are 290 players at 30 tables. You can find a game anytime of day on Seals and not at just the micro ring games. If your a tournament player there are tournaments starting at the top of every hour and on the half hours.
November 24, 2013 Big BTC Tournament hits 26.6 BTC (26600 chip pool)
At $800 per BTC, this means the total pool was worth $21,280
November 23, 2013 BTC Price is at an amazing $880.00
Oh, my----I'm gonna be rich, Seals Chips are at 88¢ each................
Bit Coins were at $155 each on October15th. Way back in September Bit Coins were about $100 each.
November 18, 2013 BTC Price tops $600...........
At 6AM ET the current Bit Coin Price is at $606.99
Remember you can buy any part of a Bit Coin, so you do not need $600 to start investing in BTC or playing on SWC. $30 will get .05 BTC, $60 will get .10 BTC, $120 will get .20 BTC etc. You can buy or sell in any amount under a full BTC
November 15, 2013 BTC hits $449 more micro stakes added...........
SWC has added .05 / .10 chip NLHE ring tables and PLO/8 (6 max and full tables). These will equate to about a 2¢/4¢ game (at $449 BTC Price), Minimum buy-in is 2 chips (about 80¢).
November 14, 2013 Rake Lowered again!!!!! How can this be??
From SWC FAQ:
New Lower Rake as of 11/14/13:
These rake rules apply to games created after 3pm ET on Nov 14th 2013. Rake information can be verified for any game by using the info button in the software.
Rake at ring game tables is 1 chip per 40 (2.5% rounded down) with a cap of the lesser of 3BB or 5 chips (0.005BTC).
Limit tables with a big blind of 0.5 chips (0.0005BTC) or higher have rake of 1 chip per 50 (2% rounded down) with a cap of the lesser of 2BB or 4 chips (0.004BTC).
HU tables with a big blind of 0.5 chips (0.0005BTC) or higher have rake of 1 chip per 75 (~1.33% rounded down) with a cap of the lesser of 1BB or 3 chips (0.0003BTC).
If a game would have a rake cap of 0.5 chip (0.0005BTC) then the rake cap will be 0.5 chips (0.0005BTC).
No rake is collected on hands that do not make it to the flop.
November 9, 2013 BTC price over $375 ($375.11 at 5:45PM ET)
This puts the poker chip value on SWC currently at about 37¢ each, the value has increased over 33% in 7 days.
The total value of a BTC has doubled since October 18th when it priced out at $155 each.
Where else can you invest $20 in poker chips one day and have them be worth $35 to $40 in just a few days without even playing?
Poker aside, the investment value of Bit Coins (buy BTC at Coinbase here) has many advantages, but like playing any market investment (or Poker) it has it's risks...............
October 29, 2013 Free Rolls
The 20 chip (9 prize, 1st=6) 99 player free roll Sit'n go's are also scheduled on a regular basis and start as soon as the previous one completes and 99 players sign-up. These have 1500 chip starts/6 minute blinds.
Same game, same donkey type Free Roll play, same quick play and completion (done in less than an hour), just more winners every hour!
Sign up and play the SWC Free Rolls today!
Play the free rolls while at work (Android or Desktop), more players than you realize do just that.......no one will ever know and there always another one starting in an hour!!!!!!
Use your Free roll winnings on the 1,2 and 5 chip buy-in tournaments or the .1/.2 chip ring games.
October 28, 2013 .10/.20 Chip Ring Games added............
SWC has added .10/.20 chip ring tables. This will work out to about 2c/4c tables (at current BTC prices).
Table buy-ins will be 4 chips to 20 chips, so you can play ring game NLHE, PLO and PLO8/b for as little as 80c to $4 buy-ins on SWC
This is the Perfect Game for all micro limit players.......................
October 28, 2013 Micro Tournaments Invade SWC
You can play 1, 2 and 5 chip buy-in tournaments on Seals. That's right, use that 1 to 5 chip (or greater) free roll win on the Hourly Free Rolls to roll up a huge bank roll.....
1 chip NLHE, Rebuy and Turbo at :45 past every hour
2 chip NLHE, 50 chip GTD and 5 chip NLHE 100 GTD (1500 chip start/10 min blinds) at 3:15PM and 6:15PM ET every day
October 25, 2013 Big BTC Now a 500 chip Buy-in......
Seal with Clubs announced that they have reduced the 1000 chip buy-in to 500 chips.
The value of the BTC has almost doubled in the past few weeks. A BTC = $100 last month, current BTC price = $189.25 at 5 PM ET on Oct. 25. Latest BTC Price
From Seals with Clubs:
As the value of bitcoin fluctuates, SealsWithClubs responds by polling our core players then deciding on the best price point for our flagship Sunday tournament. One full bitcoin seems to have become cost prohibitive so we have cut the buy in and guarantee in half. The New Entry Fee is 475+25 with 20 bitcoins guaranteed.