Wednesday April 5, 2023 at 9:16 pm

PokerStars has a couple of big events coming up in April. On April 16, global players will celebrate the 12th birthday for the Sunday Storm tournament which includes a special $700,00 guarantee. On April 30, Americans will be treated to the Million Dollar Weekend with $1 million in guaranteed prize pools for shared liquidity states, and a special $500,000 guarantee for Pennsylvania.


PokerStars is ready to pony up some big bucks for guaranteed events in April for both Americans and the global audience. And the best part is that these special events will take place over the weekend, so they cater to weekend warriors such as yourself. It's a perfect opportunity to pad your bankroll and grind out some extra cash before you enjoy your summer or hit the road for a much-needed holiday.

The Sunday Storm has been growing up quickly before our very own eyes. Yes, the Sunday Storm turns 12 shortly, which is insane to think that it was birthed back in 2011. The popular weekly tournament is hosted every Sunday, which is how it got its moniker of the Sunday Storm.

Sundays are special days for almost every type of player in the community. For the pros, Sundays are the best day to grind out tournaments. For amateurs and weekend warriors, Sundays give them an opportunity to slug it out on the virtual tables on their day off before the work week begins on Monday.

The Sunday Storm has a $11 buy-in, and on April 16, there will be a special $700,000 guarantee for the 12th birthday. There will be a late registration extended to 19:50 ET.

But that's not all! If you'd like to get in on the action for a discounted entry fee, then take part in the numerous satellites.

A special edition Sunday Storm Spin&Go costs just $0.50. Yup for fifty cents, you can gain entry to the Sunday Storm.

There's also a pair of Mega Satellites on Sunday April 9 and Saturday April 15 with 500 seats guaranteed in each and daily freerolls feeding into the Storm.

Okay, now let's get down to the nitty gritty...

PokerStars has been slowly growing in the American market. There's a shard liquidity between a couple of states like New Jersey and Michigan, but there's also some stand alone options in Pennsylvania. If you live in any of those states, then mark your calendar for the final weekend in April for the Million Dollar Weekend.

New Jersey and Michigan will have $1 million in guaranteed prize pools, and Pennsylvania will get $500,000 in guarantees on April 30. Buy-ins range from $10 to $,000 so there's events for every type of player. There's also a special $50 Phase tournament if that's your jam.

Michigan and New Jersey get ten tournaments on the Million Dollar Weekend, and Pennsylvania residents get nine.

The highlight will be the $2000 buy-in Million Dollar Sunday Special that has a $500K guarantee in NJ/MI and a $250K guarantee in PA. Cards go in the air for the Sunday Special at 5pm ET for all three states.

If you're a balla, then keep an eye on the $1,000 Million Dollar Sunday High Roller that has a $200K guaranteed prize pool in NJ/MI ad a $100K guarantee for PA.

Oh, and there's a fun event on the docket called the Million Dollar Sunday Monster, which is a $10 buy-in tournament with a $100K guarantee in NJ/MI, and a $20K guarantee in PA. The Monster begins at 4:35pm ET. You can get into the Monster playing freeroll satellites or take a shot at a $1 satellite. The Monster for a buck! Yup. Get some.

There's also other events like the Million Dollar Sunday Turbo, Mini Special, KO Adrenaline, KO, Warm Up and Marathon. Head over to PokerStars Blog for more details.


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