Play for big money this winter, plus a Platinum Pass Package to The Bahamas!

Whatever your bankroll, stakes or skill level, the Winter Series (December 25-January 7) gives every player the chance to win some serious money!

Search for ‘Winter Series’ in the ‘Tourney’ tab to find dozens of tournaments available, each at four buy-in levels: Micro (up to $5.50), Low (up to $55), Medium (up to $530) and High (up to $5,200).

The series takes in a range of formats and games, including Hold’em, Omaha, Turbos, Progressive Knockouts, Zoom and more.

There are millions of dollars in guaranteed prize pools to be won, so get ready!

Four $30K+ Platinum Pass Packages to be won!

As with all events on the schedule, the Winter Series Main Events (January 7-8) are available at four buy-in levels. Here are the details:

TournamentDate & TimeBuy-InGuaranteed Prize Pool
Winter Series Main Event - Micro January 7, 13:00 ET $2.20 $50,000
Winter Series Main Event - Low $22 $250,000
Winter Series Main Event - Medium $215 $1,500,000
Winter Series Main Event - High $2,100 $1,500,000

The winner of each Main Event will receive a Platinum Pass Package, comprising entry to the $25,000 PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (January 6-10, 2019), accommodation for the duration of the tournament at Atlantis Resort in The Bahamas, plus $2,000 for travel and expenses.

The PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship will feature a prize pool of over $9,000,000, with $1,000,000 added to first-place…and someone will be playing it for a $2.20 buy-in! Will it be you?

Win Winter Series tickets in minutes with Spin & Go

Spin & Go’s are turbo-charged, 3-handed tournaments that play out in minutes, featuring a randomised prize pool. During the Winter Series you can win tickets worth up to $2,100 in special $35 Spin & Go tourneys. Head to the Spin & Go tab to check it out!

Here’s what you can win (unless specified, all prizes are winner-take-all):

Prize PoolFrequency
$2,100 ticket 2,500 in 1,000,000
$1,050 ticket 5,000 in 1,000,000
$215 ticket 85,000 in 1,000,000
$109 ticket 135,000 in 1,000,000
$55 ticket (plus $35 cash to second place) 363,500 in 1,000,000
$55 ticket 409,000 in 1,000,000

(6% of the buy-in goes to rake)

Tickets can be used to play any Winter Series event or satellite with the corresponding buy-in. Tickets are not transferable, but will be made available for use in regular scheduled tournaments after the Winter Series has ended.

Freeroll your way to glory on New Year’s Eve

Fancy playing a Winter Series event for free? Play our special ‘New Year’s Eve Magic Freeroll’ at 10:00 ET on December 31 – we’ll be randomly dropping Winter Series tickets to hundreds of players, regularly throughout the tourney. We’ll give away $15,000 in freebies – come and get your share!

An extra chance to win a Platinum Pass Package

On January 8, 2018, every player who has played a Winter Series event will be credited with a ticket to enter the ‘PSPC All-in Shootout’, January 9 at 15:00 ET. Players must register manually for the All-in Shootout, which will award one more Platinum Pass Package!

If you have any questions about the Winter Series, the PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship or the Platinum Pass Package, please contact Support.

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