PokerStars Celebrates 10 Years with $10M Sunday Million and More

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2011. November 04.
<em><a href="http://www.rakerace.com/poker-rooms/pokerstars/" title="PokerStars Room Review"><strong>PokerStars</strong></a> </em>celebrates its 10th birthday this year, giving out gargantuan prizes in the process: they are organising a $10M <em>Sunday Million</em> as well as giving away 100 <em>PCA </em>packages worth $15,000 each.
PokerStars 10th Anniversary

The room appeared in late 2001 and today, they have over 47 million registered users, making the company by all standards the industry leader in online poker. The next two month will be all about the 10th Anniversary celebrations, with 10 special offers and millions of dollars up for grabs.

$10,000,000 Guaranteed Sunday Million

PokerStars guarantees a $10 million prize pool (i.e. 10 times the normal amount) for the Sunday Million held on 18th December, the peak of the 10th Anniversary celebrations. The buy-in remains the same, $215 but the winner can take a whopping $2 million – which will be achievable by investing as little as $1 through the satellites.

Details of the 10th Anniversary Sunday Million are as follows:
Date
: 18th December
Time: 14:30 ET (20:30 CET)
Buy-in: $215
Guaranteed prize pool: $10,000,000
Winner gets: $2,000,000

The first Sunday Million was organised on 5th March, 2006 and it was won by US player ‘aaaaaaaa’ from the 5,893 contestants. The greatest SM was held on 6th March, 2011 with 59.128 entrants and a $12 million prize pool.

PokerStars 10th Anniversary Sunday Million

10th Anniversary PokerStars Caribbean Adventure – $15,000 Packages

In the upcoming period, PokerStars also gives out 100, 10th Anniversary PCA packages, worth $15,000 each. These include the $10,000 buy-in for the PCA Main Event as well as accommodation in a luxury hotel and some cash.

In every 10 minutes, freeroll satellites kick off, the first 10 finishers of which winning a seat for one of the weekly finals. In addition, low limit cash games and FPP satellites are also launched hourly, giving out seats for the finals for the top 20 finishers.

Between 13th November and 11th December, two weekly finals are held every Sunday for 10 of the 100 PCA packages, as well as for $10,000 cash that is distributed among the top 1,000 places.

PokerStars 10th Anniversary Give-Away

You can register to the 10th Anniversary Sunday Million qualifiers and the PCA satellites in the PokerStars Lobby under ‘Events’, ‘10th Anniversary’ and ‘All’.

Make sure to check out our news regularly as 8 more PokerStars 10th Anniversary promotions are scheduled to come!

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