The Big Game Leader Board: $1000 in Free Weekly Prizes!


The PokerStars Big Game TV show is finishing on Friday, December 27. The Big Game Leader Boards will run as usual from Friday, December 27Thursday, January 2 but will then go on hiatus until the show returns to air in mid 2014.

The PokerStars Big Game is one of the most successful poker TV shows of all time, and now you can watch all the episodes in New Zealand. Catch the show every Friday at 23:15 local time on TV3 and win cash prizes with The Big Game Leader Board!

To mark The Big Game’s arrival, we’re giving away $1,000 in cash prizes to players in New Zealand in free-to-play and low buy-in daily tournaments.

There are a total of four tournaments every night between 19:30 NZT and 23:00 NZT, each awarding points for The Big Game Leader Board’s two divisions. Head to the ‘Tourney’ > ’Regional’ tabs in the PokerStars lobby now to register!

Click here to check out The Big Game Leader Board Rankings page.

How to Take Part in The Big Game Leader Board

Take part in up to four tournaments each night to start earning ranking points and prizes, plus a share of guaranteed weekly cash rewards.

Tourney Buy-in Time Prizes
Division 1 $2.20 Daily, 20:30 NZT & 22:30 NZT $700 every week
Division 2 1,000 Play Chips Daily, 19:30 NZT & 23:00 NZT $300 every week

The Big Game Leader Board - Weekly Prizes

Players will be awarded prizes according to their ranking each week. To find out how well you are performing on The Big Game Leader Board, and to see how points are awarded, check out the Rankings page.

Each division runs from Friday - Thursday and prizes will be paid on the following Monday:

Finishing Position Division 1 Division 2
1st $100 $45
2nd $75 $30
3rd $60 $20
4th $50 $15
5th $40 $10
6th-10th $20 $6
11th-25th $10 $5
26th-50th $5 $3

Please Note: The Big Game Leader Board is only open to players in New Zealand. All prizes are non-transferable.

For more information on the PokerStars Big Game Leader Board, contact

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