MicroMillions 10

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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.

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Sunday Million 9th Anniversary

Sunday Million 9th Anniversary

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POKERSTARS CELEBRATES 9TH ANNIVERSARY
SUNDAY MILLION WITH $9 MILLION PRIZE POOL

ONCHAN, Isle of Man – February 16, 2015 – PokerStars today announced details of the Sunday Million 9th Anniversary tournament, which will take place on Sunday, March 15 at 14.30 ET. The tournament will retain its regular $215 buy-in but have a massive $9 million guarantee. Players can satellite in for as little as $1 or 50 Frequent Player Points (FPP).

The Sunday Million Anniversary tournament is one of the most eagerly awaited events of the online poker calendar, with huge fields and large prizes to be won. The richest to date is the 5th Anniversary edition in 2011, which saw 59,128 entries and a prize pool of $11,825,600. It was won by Luke ‘Bdbeatslayer’ Vrabel, who took home just over $670k (and a Lamborghini Gallardo).

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Spin & Go’s on PokerStars

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POKERSTARS LAUNCHES SPIN & GO WEEK

ONCHAN, Isle of Man – October 9, 2014 – PokerStars last week launched Spin & Go games – fast-paced tournaments with lottery-style prize pools – that have proved an instant hit, with more than 7.5 million games played already. To celebrate the launch, PokerStars today announced a special period of promotions, dubbed ‘Spin & Go Week’, which will run from October 9-19 with the following activities:

  1. Spin & Go Daily Challenge – complete a new daily challenge each day, accessible through a player’s Spin & Go Daily Challenge window in the PokerStars client or Mobile App, for the chance to win free Spin & Go tickets and cash prizes. Go to http://psta.rs/1B6dfir for more details.
  2. Reload Deposit Bonus – players who deposit $25 or more by 23.59 ET on October 19 using bonus code ‘SPIN5’ instantly get five free Spin & Go tickets (4 x $1 tickets and 1 x $3 ticket). Click http://psta.rs/1B6dfir for more information.

In addition there is a Spin & Go First Deposit Bonus on offer for players that make a first deposit of $20 or more using bonus code ‘FREE20’ up until 23.59 ET on October 26. Players receive $20 in bonus cash plus a bundle of Spin & Go tickets, which are awarded – like the Spin & Go prize pool – on a random basis, from 10 x $1 tickets, 20 x $1 tickets and so on, up to 50 x $1 tickets. For more details, check out http://psta.rs/1o1pg8l.

SPIN & GO FORMAT

A Spin & Go is a three-handed hyper-turbo Sit & Go tournament (500 chips, 3-minute levels) that are available at $1, $3, $7, $15 or $30 buy-ins. Once three players are registered to a game, they watch the spinning numbers on screen to see how much the prize pool for that game will be worth – anywhere from 2x the buy-in to 1000x the buy-in.

The current available buy-in levels – and potential jackpot prize pools – are as follows:

Buy-in Jackpot prize
$1 $1,000
$3 $3,000
$7 $7,000
$15 $15,000
$30 $30,000

Within each different buy-in level there are eight possible different multipliers that will determine the prize pool, as follows: 2x, 4x, 6x, 10x, 25x, 100x, 200x, and 1000x. If the highest jackpot prize occurs in the top three tiers of multipliers, second and third place each get 10% of the prize pool on top.

The probability of each prize pool occurring varies slightly depending on the buy-in level, and can be viewed in full here: http://psta.rs/1qtubZK.

MicroMillions 7 on PokerStars

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PokerStars MicroMillions 7 Festival
Guarantees $5 Million in March

ONCHAN, Isle of Man – February 26, 2014 – The world’s richest low-stakes poker tournament series, MicroMillions, returns to PokerStars in March, for a seventh series that features 100 events and $5 million in guaranteed tournament prizes.

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German Player Wins Sunday Million 8th Anniversary

GERMAN PLAYER WINS TITLE AND MORE THAN $1 MILLION IN POKERSTARS SUNDAY MILLION 8TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

ONCHAN, Isle of Man – March 3, 2014 – PokerStars player ‘DrUPSWING’ lived up to his name in the early hours of Monday morning, by winning the Sunday Million 8th Anniversary tournament for more than $1 million, as German players dominated at the final table.

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World Record Tournament

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Make Poker History And Play For A Share Of $300,000!

While the world’s athletes push for glory on TV, you can help set a new World Record by playing what’s set to be the biggest poker tournament of all time!

PokerStars last record-breaking tournament was in June 2013, with 225,000 players and victory for Russia’s ‘Mr.SlavaPro’. Now you can help break that record, with a target of 230,000 players and $25,000 guaranteed for the winner!

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TCOOP 2014

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Pokerstars Announces Schedule For Third
Turbo Championship of Online Poker

ONCHAN, Isle of Man – January 8, 2014 – PokerStars today announced the schedule for the third annual Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP), which will take place from January 23 to February 2 and guarantee $15 million across 50 events.

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PokerStars Giving Away More Than $ 500k!

Pokerstars To Give Away More Than $500,000
In ‘January Daily Challenge’


Additional January Jumpstart promotion offers VPP boost to help players
reach VIP levels and earn cash VIP Stellar Rewards faster

ONCHAN, Isle of Man – January 2, 2014 – PokerStars today announced two new promotions that will give players some great opportunities to boost their bankrolls at the start of the New Year. PokerStars players will be able to win a share of more than $500,000 in cash, 10,000 VIP Store gifts, and get a VPP (VIP Player Points) boost that will enable them to reach a higher VIP level, and unlock Stellar Rewards bonuses, even faster in January.

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December Festival on PokerStars

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POKERSTARS CELEBRATES FESTIVE SEASON WITH
$27 MILLION TO BE WON IN DECEMBER
First ever $10m WCOOP Challenge Series rounds off December Festival

ONCHAN, Isle of Man – November 26, 2013 – PokerStars today announced the launch of the December Festival, which will see more than $27 million won by players across 22 days of special tournament and ring game promotions.

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PokerStars News Digest – November 20

POKERSTARS NEWS DIGEST

November 20

$4,437,103.63
Amount won by players so far after 54 events of MicroMillions 6. That means it’s close to surpassing the $5 million guarantee with nearly half the tournaments still to go, including the $22 Main Event that takes place this coming Sunday at 14.30 ET.
More info: http://psta.rs/HwMQVF

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