PokerStars has something special planned out for Indian poker players this holiday season in the form of massive giveaways that will be given away during the country’s first-ever PokerStars Winter Series. The massive tournament will be going down at the PokerStars.in and will run from December 16 to December 24 and a total of 1.48 crore rupees will be up for grabs as part of the total guaranteed prize pool. These will be spread across 37 events in an action-packed nine-day schedule and will culminate in the Main Event which has a 7,700 rupee buy-in as well as a guaranteed prize pool of 35 lakh rupees.
Aditya Agarwal, the PokerStars India Ambassador, and his team are very excited to bring the PokerStars Winter Series to the country, a move that will further improve the reputation of the game. Each and every Indian poker player will stand a chance to win huge guarantees, exciting surprises as well as additional prizes such as freerolls. So, if you are in India and you love to play poker, this might just be the year that you get to win big.
The Key Highlights
The tournament will offer high-stakes players several different event options – these events will start on December 16 at 19:00 HRS IST with the 6,600 rupees buy-in Sunday Special PKO Special addition which will have a guaranteed prize pool of 2,000,000 rupees. On the next day, December 17 at 20:00 HRS IST, there will be the 2,750 rupee-buy-in Battle Royale which will be offering a guaranteed prize pool of 500,000 rupees.
On December 20, there will be a High Roller Event with a buy-in of 12,000 rupees and a prize pool of 1,500,000 rupees. For more even more gaming fun, poker players will also be able to take part in the Monster Stack Special Edition that is scheduled for December 22 and features a buy-in of 4,400 rupees as well as a guaranteed prize pool of 700,000 rupees. On December 24 which, as mentioned earlier, will be the last day of the tournament there will be the EPT Sochi Main Event Qualifier and to players will need to deposit a buy-in of 2,750 rupees for the 400,000-rupee guaranteed prize pool.
The events aside, the PokerStars Winter Series will also include several promos that will make the gaming experience even more exciting for the players who will choose to participate. These will include such perks as special giveaways, the Wrap-up Freeroll, EPT Sochi Package, Second Chance Freerolls, and Main Even Deposit Offers. This will certainly spice up the poker scene in India.