Are online poker tournaments your specialty? Do you think you are one of the best tournament players at your current stakes? If you answered yes to either of those questions we have the perfect promotion for you.
Running throughout August is the Hot August poker league at the world’s largest online poker site, PokerStars. Hot August is a seven-day cycle of tournaments taking place across two leagues — the Micro Stakes League and a Macro Stakes League.
The buy-in for each weekly league starts low and gradually increases every day until Sunday. Check out the tournament schedule for both the Micro League and Macro Leagues below.
Hot August Micro League Tournaments
|Monday||Hot August Micro Monday||$0.11||$100|
|Tuesday||Hot August Micro Tuesday||$0.22||$200|
|Wednesday||Hot August Micro Wednesday||$0.33||$300|
|Thursday||Hot August Micro Thursday||$0.44||$400|
|Friday||Hot August Micro Friday||$0.55||$500|
|Saturday||Hot August Micro Saturday||$0.66||$600|
|Sunday||Hot August Micro Sunday||$0.77||$700|
Hot August Macro League Tournaments
|Monday||Hot August Macro Monday||$1.10||$1,000|
|Tuesday||Hot August Macro Tuesday||$2.20||$2,000|
|Wednesday||Hot August Macro Wednesday||$3.30||$3,000|
|Thursday||Hot August Macro Thursday||$4.40||$4,000|
|Friday||Hot August Macro Friday||$5.50||$5,000|
|Saturday||Hot August Macro Saturday||$6.60||$6,000|
|Sunday||Hot August Macro Sunday||$7.70||$7,000|
Whenever you play in any of the Hot August tournaments, you are awarded leader board points depending on your finishing position; the higher you finish in the tournament the more leader board points you will receive. At the end of the week, PokerStars will award the top 200 points earners with a cash prize ranging from $3 up to $500, with the top three players in each leader board bagging themselves World Championship Of Online Poker (WCOOP) tickets!
Hot August Weekly Payout
|League Position||Micro Division Prizes||Macro Division Prizes|
|1||$50 + WCOOP $109 ticket||$500 + WCOOP $215 ticket|
|2||$40 + WCOOP $109 ticket||$400 + WCOOP $215 ticket|
|3||$30 + WCOOP $109 ticket||$300 + WCOOP $215 ticket|
This fantastic promotion ends in August, but the more players who participate in it, the more likely it is that PokerStars runs it again. If you do not have a PokerStars account, now is the perfect time to get yourself one through PokerNews.
Download PokerStars via PokerNews links and when you are creating your free PokerStars account make sure you enter the marketing code “POKERNEWS.COM” to ensure you are tracked to PokerNews. Doing so means you are eligible for all future promotions PokerStars and PokerNews run together, including the upcoming $20,000 freeroll.
When you are ready to make your first deposit at PokerStars, enter the bonus code STARS600 to receive a 100% match up to $600 first deposit bonus. You can make three deposits within 90 days and each is matched 100% up to a total of $600.
Win big cash prizes and WCOOP tickets with the PokerStars Hot August poker league. Get involved today and start earning vital leader board points.