PokerStars is set for another huge milestone which will see the poker giant hit the 800 million tournament mark.
PokerStars will be launching the Carnival of Tournaments: 800 Million Celebration to commemorate this amazing feat. The celebration will go from October 13th to the 20th.
As part of the celebration PokerStars will boost tournament guarantees by more than $2,000,000 as well as added giveaways and special tournaments with an added value of $700,000
PokerStars Tournament Achievements
- December 2011 – Richest online poker tournament offered with $12,423,200 million prize pool
- April 2013 – Spring Championship of Online Poker became largest online poker festival with over $75,000,000 in prize pool
- June 2013 – Guinness World Record for the largest online poker tournament with 225,000 players participating
Tournament Number 800,000,000
The main event of the Carnival of Tournaments will the the 800 Million tournament which will be played on October 20th at 13:00 ET. The tournament will have a $109 buy-in with a huge $1,000,000 guarantee as well as $100,000 given away as an added prize to random tables during the first 2 hours of the tournament.
Players can satellite into this tournament via the satellite schedule which you can view here for as little as $1.