PokerStars Creates Online High Rollers Series with $11.4M Guaranteed
PokerStars is the place to be for high-stakes tournament action later this month. From Nov. 26-Dec. 4, the world’s largest online poker site will be running the inaugural High Rollers series.
Featuring a total of 22 events, the PokerStars High Rollers series has $11.4 million guaranteed, with $2 million of this princely sum guaranteed for the $2,100 High Rollers Main Event on Dec. 3. Most of the events will be no-limit hold’em, but a couple of Omaha and 5-Card PLO tournaments are included.
The series kicks off with a $2,100 buy-in tournament with a $1 million guarantee on Nov. 26, the same day that a $200,000 guaranteed 5-Card PLO event shuffles up and deals; you’ll also need $2,100 to buy into this tournament.
Two of the High Rollers events command a $10,300 buy-in and are sure to attract some of the best online poker tournament specialists in the business. Whether you’re playing in these events or not, they are almost guaranteed to be an exciting spectacle to watch from the rail.
PokerStars High Rollers Schedule
|Nov. 26||7 p.m.||High Rollers 01: $2,100 NLHE, $1M Gtd||$2,100|
|8:30 p.m.||High Rollers 02: $2,100 5-Card PLO [6-Max], $200K Gtd||$2,100|
|10 p.m.||High Rollers 03: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max], Turbo Progressive KO, $250K Gtd||$1,050|
|Nov. 27||7 p.m.||High Rollers 04: $2,100 NLHE [8-Max] Progressive KO, $400K Gtd||$2,100|
|8:30 p.m.||High Rollers 05: $1,050 NLHE [6-Max] Shootout, $200K Gtd||$1,050|
|Nov. 28||7 p.m.||High Rollers 06: $10,400 NLHE, $1M Gtd||$10,300|
|8:30 p.m.||High Roller 07: $2,100 NLHE Turbo Progressive KO, $400K Gtd||$2,100|
|Nov. 29||7 p.m.||High Roller 08: $2,100 NLHE 8-Max, $500K Gtd||$2,100|
|8:30 p.m.||$5,200 PLO 6-Max, $500K Gtd||$5,200|
|10 p.m.||High Rollers 10: $2,100 NLHE 6-Max Turbo, $250K Gtd||$2,100|
|Nov. 30||7 p.m.||High Rollers 11: $10,300 NLHE Progressive KO, $1M Gtd||$10,300|
|8:30 p.m.||High Rollers 12: $2,100 NLHE Turbo, $400K Gtd||$2,100|
|Dec. 1||7 p.m.||High Rollers 13: $2,100 NLHE 6-Max, $400K Gtd||$2,100|
|8:30 p.m.||High Rollers 14: $1,050+R NLHE, $250K Gtd||$1,050|
|Dec. 2||7 p.m.||High Rollers 15: $5,200 NLHE 8-Max, $500K Gtd||$5,200|
|8:30 p.m.||High Rollers 16: $2,100 NLO8 6-Max, $200K Gtd||$2,100|
|10 p.m.||High Rollers 17: $1,050 NLHE 3-Max Zoom, PKO, $400K Gtd||$1,050|
|Dec. 3||5:30 p.m.||High Rollers 18: $5,200 NLHE Progressive KO, $500K Gtd||$5,200|
|7 p.m.||High Rollers 19: $2,100 NLHE Main Event, $2M Gtd||$2,100|
|8:30 p.m.||High Rollers 20: $2,100 PLO 6-Max, $300K Gtd||$2,100|
|10 p.m.||High Rollers 21: $1,050 NLHE 8-Max Turbo, $500K Gtd||$1,050|
|Dec. 4||7 p.m.||High Rollers 22: $1,050 NLHE Wrap Up, $250K Gtd||$1,050|
Garry Gates, Senior Consultant of Player Affairs at PokerStars Live, tweeted about the High Rollers series and was inundated with mostly positive replies. High-stakes legend Fedor Holz was one of the first players to inquire about the schedule.
Stay tuned to PokerNews later this month for recaps from the first-ever High Rollers series!
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