5th Anniversary of PokerStars Sunday Million Set for March 6th


The biggest recurring guarantee in online poker tournaments is celebrating its 5th anniversary this Sunday by once again awarding a cool million dollar first place prize to the winner of its Sunday Million tournament. This time around however, PokerStars has decided to up the ante by awarding the winner with a brand new black Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4. With at least $5 million dollars up for grabs in guaranteed money, you’d be a fool to miss out on this outrageous event.

Scheduled for March 6th, 2011 at 16:30 ET, the largest ever PokerStars Sunday Million tournament (February 21st, 2010), generated an unfathomable 36,169 players and a prize pool of $7,233,800. While its hard to assume statistics so enormous would ever be broken, unfortunately, that’s what records are here for. The folks at PokerStars seem to believe it will be, and for a buy-in of only $200+$15, make sure to grab your piece of history.

For those who might prefer to qualify into this historic event, there’s satellites still running around the clock for as little as $1 or 100 frequent player points (FPPs). If you’ve already accumulated a ton of FPPs, there’s also the option of purchasing a seat into the tournament via PokerStars VIP Club store for 13,300 FPPs.

The biggest online tournament in the world is often host to some of the biggest names poker has ever seen. Most, if not all of the Team PokerStars pros will be in action, including the household names Vanessa Rousso, Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier, Daniel Negreanu and the online tournament superstar Jason Mercier. And if the competition isn’t enough to entice you, consider the amount of notoriety and fame that finishing deep in the tournament could award!

The Sunday Million is the biggest online tournament in the world for a reason; it’s not only hosted by the world’s biggest online poker site, but it also brings the best poker players from around the globe to one location — PokerStars. With an average of $250,000for the first place finisher, March 6th’s Sunday Million is sure to be the pinnacle of online poker for the year. Don’t miss it!

If the Sunday Million’s buy-in or monstrous field proves to be too intimidating, there are plenty of other events on PokerStars Sunday schedule that should interest you. From the Sunday Warm-Up to the Sunday “Second Chance,” there’s a generous range of buy-ins and events that can suit your interests. In the PokerStars lobby, you can access their tournaments by clicking the “Tourney” tab, then clicking on the “Special” tab to filter results. You may also filter out tournament results by simply entering “weekly” into the tournament search field to find your game of choice.

Good Luck!

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