One of the most popular tournament options provided by top-rated online poker giant PokerStars is the Sunday Million. With an affordable buy-in and solid prize guarantees, players log on every Sunday to take part. Over the years, PokerStars has upped the ante during the Sunday event, offering special prizes for players due to various reasons. This March, PokerStars is celebrating the iconic tournament as it turns 14 years old, by offering a special edition with a whopping $12.5 million in guaranteed prize money up for grabs!
14th Anniversary Edition
Titled the Sunday Million 14th Anniversary Edition, the event will take place over three days, from March 22nd through the 24th and offer the super huge guaranteed prize pool. The $12.5 million in prize money will be a record amount and surpasses any prize pool that the brand has every offered in any event, ever! This event is set to be a huge one, with both amateur players and pros taking part!
For years, the PokerStars Sunday Million had a buy-in of $215. About a year ago, that buy-in was dropped to $109. For the March event, PokerStars is increasing the buy-in back to $215, which is still an affordable price point when you consider the amount of cash up for grabs.
The first day of the event will begin on March 22nd at 5pm GMT. Players will be given 20,000 in chips and blinds will go up every 20 minutes. Players have the ability to re-enter up to five times before late registration shuts down.
Players who make it through to day two or those who reenter before the day starts will find 15 minute blind levels. Day two will end once Level 50 has been completed. The last day of the tournament will have 15 minute blind levels as well. it will not end until only one player holds all the chips.
Satellites Already on Offer
As with any PokerStars big event, there are satellites on offer for players to earn a spot into the big event without having to pay the full $215 buy-in. The special Sunday Million is basically two months away, but PokerStars is already offering satellites so players can try and earn their spot now.
The direct satellites start at just $0.90, making it super easy for players to take part. With so much time remaining before the event takes place, players can take their time competing in the satellites on a regular basis in order to earn a spot in the big event.
It is expected that PokerStars will offer even more promotions and options to gain entry in the future. Players should stay tuned to the site in order to catch the latest offerings and be part of this historic event. It will certainly be exciting to see just how much cash is up for grabs and if enough players compete to push the $12.5 million guarantee even higher!