The 50/50 series at PokerStars offer $3.5 million in guaranteed prizes across 50 tournaments taking place over the space of eight days.
For all those not lucky enough to be in Las Vegas for the 2023 WSOP action, we have some good news. PokerStars is bringing back its 50/50 series for some exciting tournament action on the virtual felt that you can enjoy without having to do any traveling.
The series runs June 11 — June 18, featuring 50 tournaments with a buy-in of $50 — hence the name. PokerStars is guaranteeing $3.5 million in prizes across all events, with the Main Event taking place on June 18, offering $350,000 up for grabs.
With 50 tournaments jammed into the span of just eight days, the action will be tightly packed, with at least five events taking place every single day.
In addition to No-Limit Hold’em, there are PLO, PLO8, 8-Game, and even NLO8 events in the cards, so the series promises something for everyone. There are several tournaments with six-figure guarantees in addition to the Main Event, offering plenty of opportunity to pad your bankroll.
The Main Event of the 2023 BSOP by PokerStars attracted 685 entries, comfortably breaking the R$1.5 million guarantee set by the organizer.
The Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP) is going strong in Brasilia. The popular event hosted by PokerStars has attracted hundreds of players to the country’s capital as they seek to compete for shiny trophies and big prize pools.
Starting flights for the BSOP Main Event have now been completed. The R$3000 tournament attracted 685 entries in total, which was enough to comfortably break the R$1.5 million guarantee (around $302,000). A total of 198 players will return for Day 2, led by Marcelo Paixão, who bagged the largest chip stack.
Apart from the Main Event, Catarina Machado’s triumph in Event #11 has been the biggest story of this PokerStars series. This was the first major title for Machado, who bagged R$39,500 for her efforts, outlasting the field of 105 entries.
The BSOP action will continue until June 6. In addition to finding the Main Event winner, there are still quite a few more side events on the schedule, including the R$8,000 High Roller.