PokerStars adds an extra incentive to play this Sunday’s Sunday Million. Season XV of the WPT set to conclude with stop at the Seminole Hard Rock. Check out these stories and more in the Thursday Hit and Run.
PokerStars Sunday Million Also Adding Monte Carlo Satellite Seats
As you probably already know by now, PokerStars will be celebrating the 11th anniversary of the Sunday Million this Sunday. PokerStars has also announced they will be randomly awarding 99 €530 tickets to the Sunday Monte Carlo Mega Satellite during the event. The €50k in extra prizes will be awarded in addition to the $10 million guaranteed prize pool. The Monte Carlo satellite, which will be held at 2:35 PM ET, will be awarding 50 €8,500 packages to the PokerStars Championship Monte Carlo Casino Main Event.
The Monte Carlo seats will be randomly awarded to players seated at the Sunday Million 30 minutes after the tournament begins. Players can buy-in to the 2 PM ET Sunday Million for $215 or qualify through satellites up until the last satellite — a $11 Deadline Satellite — which is being held at April 2nd at 1 PM ET and guaranteeing 1,000 seats.
Remember that we're adding 100 Seats to the Sunday Million 11th anniversary in the special VIP Bash this weekend. Buy-in for 1,000 StarsCoin
— PokerStars VIP Club (@PokerStarsVIP) March 30, 2017
– Season XV of the World Poker Tour is set to conclude at the Seminole Hard Rock. The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown will kick things off on March 31st, with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale on April 2nd, which is followed by the Tournament of Champions on April 17th.
– Nevada poker struggles as more poker rooms close. Poker revenue was up during February, despite total revenue decreasing every year since 2010.
– Alex Weldon breaks down PokerStars SCOOP, which announced its schedule this week.
– Tournament Director Matt Savage sat down with PokerStrategy to discuss the Social Experiment event held during the California State Poker Championship in late April. The event will ban smartphones, hoodies, sunglasses and headphones in an effort to being a more social environment to the games. While some players have complained about the rules, most have been supportive. “A step back from tech is a good ideas,” says Savage.
– The featured Grinderschool.com poker training video today examines the topic of middle stage play in multi-table tournaments. The video is the 4th in a 12 part series on Mastering MTTs.
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