PokerStars’ 10th Anniversary Sunday Million Features $10 Million Guaranteed

December 13, 2011

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of PokerStars online poker room, the December 18th Sunday Million will feature a $10,000,000 guaranteed prize pool, and you can qualify for as little as $1 or buy-in directly for $215. The first place finisher is guaranteed $2 million. This will be the biggest Sunday Million ever.

PokerStars is hosting hundreds of satellites up until the main event. You can find these satellites by logging in to your PokerStars account, click “Tourney,” then click “Events,” then “10th Anniversary,” and then click “All.” Your best bet is to register for the $11 Sunday Million Mega Satellite that takes place about an hour before the Sunday Million at precisely 13:45. There are 1,000 guaranteed seats for the big event that will run live at 14:30 ET.

Another easy way into this massive tourney is to use turn your Frequent Player Points into cash, then buy-in for $215.

PokerStars and the Sunday Million have come a long way over the past 10 years. The first Sunday Million ran in 2006 on March 5th, and US player “aaaaaaaa” won the inaugural event after beating 5,892 other players. Since then, this event has grown to be the biggest weekly online poker tourney and averages about 7,000 players each week, though that number is expected to increase for the special $10 Million Sunday Million taking place this weekend. The largest Sunday Million took place on March 6, 2011 when nearly 60,000 players took part and helped raise a prize pool of almost 12 million.


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