PokerStars MicroMillions 17

Play a $1 Million Guaranteed Poker Tournament for $11

And get a Ticket to the $25,000 SCOOP Freeroll!

PokerStars MicroMillions 17 gets underway this weekend giving players with a small bankroll the chance to make a big score.

Overall there is $2.6 million guaranteed across the series that runs from April 19-26.

The action kicks off this Sunday with a special edition of the Sunday Storm with $250,000 guaranteed and a buy-in of just $5.50.

And the following Sunday on the 26th, another special edition of the Sunday Storm will give players the opportunity to play in a $1 million guaranteed tournament for a buy-in of just $11.

Plus, playing this event will get you into a special $25,000 SCOOP Freeroll. on April 29.

So what are you waiting for?

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Dates for SCOOP 2020 Revealed

Set to run from April 30 to May 19, SCOOP 2020 will guarantee $85 million prize money.

PokerStars has revealed the dates for the much-awaited Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP), the operator’s biggest annual flagship series and this year it will run from April 30 to May 19.

A staggering $85 million will be guaranteed including three Main Events with combined guarantees of $13 million.

This will be the most guaranteed prize money to be given away in a single series by PokerStars. It also represents an increase of $10 million on last year’s schedule that guaranteed over $75 million.

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Further details including the full schedule are expected to be unveiled in the coming days.

Ahead of the SCOOP, PokerStars will also be running its ultra-popular low-stakes series, Micro Millions. It will run from April 19 to 26 with $2.67 million guaranteed prize money spread over 100 events.

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Watch: The Hand that Led Phil Galfond to an Epic Victory Versus Venividi

Long Live Poker indeed!

ICYMI, YESSS Phil Galfond did it!

After being down nearly €1 million in the heads-up PLO challenge versus “VeniVidi1993“, Galfond pulled off a miraculous comeback after winning his first PLO challenge in a spectacular way on Easter Sunday.

Starting off the final session yesterday with Venividi leading with a marginal €8,171 lead, 698 hands were still left out to be played for the challenge to be over.

It went down to the final 75 hands with Galfond taking down the €21.5k pot with a full house, ensuring his win over his Polish opponent and securing the €100,000 side bet that Venividi posted.

Watch the winning moment here:

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Phil’s wife Farah posted her reaction on Twitter:

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