PokerStars is known as the number one poker room for several reasons, including offering only the biggest and best poker tournaments for online poker players to enjoy. Just recently, the brand announced the return of top live poker tours like the European Poker Tour and Latin America Poker Tour, along with the creation of a new massive tournament titled the Players No Limit Hold’em Championship, set to launch in 2019. Now, the online poker room prepares for the Winter Series, a two-week long poker series offering 152 events, starting on Christmas Day.
Players will be able to compete from December 25th until January 7th, with a whopping 152 events on offer. More than $25 million will be up for grabs in total. The Winter Series will include four separate buy-in tiers, with each tier providing 38 events. The poker series is like the SCOOP, so players should find the format quite familiar.
Players of all bankrolls will be able to compete as the series will include a micro, low, medium and high level. The micro level will offer buy-ins up to $5.50, with the low level going as high as $55. The medium level will go up to $530 while the high level will include buy-ins up to $5,200.
The Main Events of the Winter Series will be offering players something special with Platinum Passes provided to the winners. Platinum Passes are part of the new Players No Limit Hold’em Championship mentioned above. The new Championship event is set to take place in 2019, before the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in the Bahamas. The Platinum Passes are ways for players to earn a seat at the big event.
The buy-in to the event is $25,000. The Platinum Passes will provide this buy-in as well as an additional $5,000 which will go towards accommodations and travel. With the Winter Series, there will be four Main Events taking place, one for each tier. The winner of each Main Event of this series will be provided a Platinum Pass on top of the tournament cash provided. This is an amazing value and should see quite a few players competing in each Main Event in the hopes of earning the coveted seat to the new 2019 event.
PokerStars is also offering players the opportunity to win tickets to Winter Series events with a value of $55 to $2,100. Special $35 Spin & Go’s have been created where these tickets will be on offer.