Must play Carnival $1,000,000 guaranteed tournament this Sunday

There's a tournament this Sunday that you really should play. It's a $1,000,000 guaranteed tournament celebrating the fact that an incredible 800 million tournaments having played out on PokerStars. Not only is there a $100,000 guaranteed for first place but there's $100,000 added in giveaways that will parachute in to random tables during the first two hours of play (more on that below). This is a tournament where even Phil Hellmuth couldn't argue that turning up late would be +EV.

Tourney Number 800 Million
Buy-in: $109
Time: 13:00 ET
Guarantee: $1,000,000
Tournament number: 800000000 (obviously)


Take your seat early to maximise your chances

Every ten minutes for the first two hours of play the clock will be paused to dish out the following prizes to five lucky tables. Each of the players will receive the booty below (all times are ET):

13:10: $55 Red Spade Open ticket
13:20: $215 cash prize plus your buy-in
13:30: PokerStars Citizen watch
13:40: $215 Sunday Million ticket
13:50: $55 Red Spade Open ticket
14:00: PokerStars PC 360 headphones
14:10: $109 Sunday Kickoff ticket
14:20: Ten $11 Sunday Storm tickets
14:30: PokerStars chip set
14:40: $55 Red Spade Open ticket
14:50: Porsche Design Sunglasses & Pen
15:00: $700 PCA satellite ticket

It's accessible to all, either by direct buy-in or satellite. Regular low buy-in satellites are running around the clock. If you're looking to get in for cheap then try the out the $1 rebuy tournaments: each has a $109 seat guaranteed. If you spin a buck into a seat not only do you get a shot at $1,000,000 prize pool but you also get 12 lottery tickets where you could win as much as a $700 PCA ticket! That's some pretty incredible added value for you there.

Check out more about the tournament here and about the Carnival of Tournaments promotion (there's also loads of other giveaways).

is a staff writer for the PokerStars Blog.

Rick Dacey
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