The Elite Series 2017: Poker’s biggest and best play money series

The Elite Series is back with 10 days of high-stakes action from February 17-26. This is your chance to go up against the world’s biggest and best play money players, including Team PokerStars Pro, as you battle for massive chip prizes and the kudos of becoming a champion.

Prove your skills at the tables in 40 No Limit Hold’em events across a range of formats and buy-ins. Here are some series highlights and what you need to know:

  • Four events per day with buy-ins ranging from 1 Million all the way to 1 Billion!
  • All tournaments are No Limit Hold’em
  • Elite Series Leader Board - play events for the chance to win huge chip prizes
  • 500 Million High Roller on February 19 at 19:00 ET
  • Huge 10 Million Main Event on February 26 at 18:00 ET
  • Monster 1 Billion Super High Roller on February 26 at 16:30 ET with Team PokerStars Pros
  • Exclusive promotions and free tickets

Scroll down to see the full tournament schedule.

Elite Series Leader Board

The Leader Board page will list the latest tourney winners and rank the top players. There will be prizes for the top 30 players. Can you prove yourself the best over the 10 days?

See the latest Leader Board.

How to play The Elite Series

There are four events every day. These can be found in the PokerStars client under the ‘Tournaments’ tab or search for ‘The Elite Series’ on the mobile app. Just register as you normally would for a tournament and keep an eye on your emails as you could receive free tickets at random!

You will find any free tickets here.

Need to buy play money chips? Check out our bundle offers and look out for some exclusive deals throughout the tournament series.  

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Tournament Schedule

Day/DateTime (ET)NameBuy-in
FridayFebruary 17 10:00 Elite Series #01: NLHE 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
15:00 Elite Series #02: NLHE 6-Max 100M, 4B Chips Guaranteed  100M
19:00 Elite Series #03: NLHE [Progressive KO] 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
22:00 Elite Series #04: NLHE 10M Bubble Rush, 1B Chips Guaranteed  1M
SaturdayFebruary 18 10:00 Elite Series #05: NLHE [Win The Button] 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
15:00 Elite Series #06: NLHE 6-Max 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
19:00 Elite Series #07: NLHE 1M, 200M Chips Guaranteed  1M
22:00 Elite Series #08: NLHE [Progressive KO] 100M, 4B Chips Guaranteed  100M
SundayFebruary 19 10:00 Elite Series #09: NLHE [Progressive KO] 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
15:00 Elite Series #10 - Sunday Billion: NLHE (1M), 1B Chips Guaranteed  1M
19:00 Elite Series #11: High-Roller NLHE 500M, 5B Chips Guaranteed  500M
22:00 Elite Series #12: NLHE 100M, 4B Chips Guaranteed  100M
MondayFebruary 20 10:00 Elite Series #13: NLHE 6-Max 1M, 200M Chips Guaranteed  1M
15:00 Elite Series #14: NLHE 10M Bubble Rush, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
19:00 Elite Series #15: NLHE 100M, 4B Chips Guaranteed  100M
22:00 Elite Series #16: NLHE [Progressive KO] 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
TuesdayFebruary 21 10:00 Elite Series #17: NLHE 100M, 4B Chips Guaranteed  100M
15:00 Elite Series #18: NLHE 10M Bubble Rush, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
19:00 Elite Series #19: NLHE 1M, 200M Chips Guaranteed  1M
22:00 Elite Series #20: NLHE [Win The Button] 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
WednesdayFebruary 22 10:00 Elite Series #21: NLHE 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
15:00 Elite Series #22: NLHE 1M, 200M Chips Guaranteed  1M
19:00 Elite Series #23: NLHE [Progressive KO] 100M, 4B Chips Guaranteed  10M
22:00 Elite Series #24: NLHE 6-Max 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  100M
ThursdayFebruary 23 10:00 Elite Series #25: NLHE 6-Max 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
15:00 Elite Series #26: NLHE Deep Hyper 100M, 4B Chips Guaranteed  100M
19:00 Elite Series #27: NLHE 1M, 200M Chips Guaranteed  1M
22:00 Elite Series #28: NLHE [Progressive KO] 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
FridayFebruary 24 10:00 Elite Series #29: NLHE 6-Max 100M, 4B Chips Guaranteed  100M
15:00 Elite Series #30: NLHE [Progressive KO] 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
19:00 Elite Series #31: NLHE 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
22:00 Elite Series #32: NLHE 6-Max 1M, 200M Chips Guaranteed  1M
SaturdayFebruary 25 10:00 Elite Series #33: NLHE [Progressive KO] 100M, 4B Chips Guaranteed  10M
15:00 Elite Series #34: NLHE 6-Max 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
19:00 Elite Series #35: NLHE [Win The Button] 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  1M
22:00 Elite Series #36: NLHE 1M, 200M Chips Guaranteed  100M
SundayFebruary 26 12:00 Elite Series #37: NLHE [75% Progressive KO] 100M, 4B Chips Guaranteed  10M
15:00 Elite Series #38 - Sunday Billion: NLHE (1M), 1B Chips Guaranteed  1M
16:30 Elite Series #39: Super High-Roller NLHE 1B, 10B Chips Guaranteed  1B
18:00 Elite Series #40: Main Event NLHE 10M, 1B Chips Guaranteed  10M
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