Pokerstars launches MicroMillions 10 Championship
100 events, $5 million guaranteed – begins March 19
ONCHAN, Isle of Man – March 9, 2015 – PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. (TSX: AYA) company, today announced that the MicroMillions 10 championship, which features 100 events and $5 million in guaranteed prize money, is set to take place from March 19-29.
MicroMillions is the world’s most popular tournament series, which has seen more than one million tournament entries for each championship held to date. Buy-ins for the next series begin at just $0.11 and max out at $22 for the No Limit Hold’em Main Event, which takes place on March 29 at 14.30 ET and features a $1 million guarantee.
Satellites into a variety of championship events are running now from just $0.11. Players can find them by going to ‘Main Lobby’ > ‘Online Events’ > ‘MicroMillions’.
MicroMillions 10 features a diverse range of tournament formats including Hyper-Active, Bubble Dash, Zoom Turbo, Progressive Super-Knockout, Ante Up and Big Antes. For more details on these innovative tournaments, check out the ‘Tournament Types’ page at http://psta.rs/1M6Xxe4.
A full MicroMillions 10 tournament schedule can be found at http://psta.rs/1GS8u09.
MICROMILLIONS 10 LEADER BOARD
The most consistent performers across the championship can also win additional prizes for making the MicroMillions Leader Board, as follows:
- 1st – Free Sunday Million tickets for six months (26 x $215 tickets)
- 2nd-9th – 5 x $215 Sunday Million tickets ($1,075 in value for each player)
- 10th-100th – 1 x $215 Sunday Million ticket
Across the nine previous MicroMillions championships there has been:
- More than 12 million tournament entries
- Nearly $75 million awarded to players in prize money
Record single prize of just over $160k, won by ‘stygher’ from Hungary in the MicroMillions 5 Main Event.