PokerStars pumps up guaranteed tournaments

PokerStars has upped the guarantees on most of its guaranteed tournaments. Overall, the site is now hosting 483 guaranteed prize pool tournaments per week, up from 199 just last week. The overall guaranteed prize pool? That’s going up by quite a bit as well, from approximately $7.5 million to more than $13 million.

Starting this Sunday, the PokerStars Sunday Million will now have a $1.5 million guaranteed prize pool. That’s not just a one-week promotion. That’s the way it’s going to be all the time.

The Sunday Million is not the only big tournament getting a boost. Also starting this Sunday, the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up will see its $500,000 guarantee increased to $750,000. The Super Tuesday, held each Tuesday night at 19:55 ET, is changing from a $250,000 guarantee to a $300,000 guarantee.

Finally, if you missed the news, there is now a weekly $530 No-Limit Hold’em tournament on Sundays with a $250,000 guarantee. At the end of each month, this tournament will have a $1,050 buy-in.

So, there you have it. It’s not the kind of news you see very often, but when it happens, it’s big. The guarantee increases have already started, so go forth and get your share.

Brad Willis
@BradWillis in Sunday Million