Love it, or hate it... Christmas and New Year's Eve is coming. So, here's your chance to spend your holiday at the virtual tables and ring in the new year with a kick ass tournament series over at PokerStars. If you have time off from work, or getting your butt kicked by the holidays, then head over to PokerStars to celebrate their annual Winter Series festivities starting on Christmas.
Between December 25, 2021 and January 12, 2022, PokerStars will host three tiers of events plus non-tiered events for a total of 291 different tournaments. There's not a better way to pad your bankroll to end 2021 and start 2022 on a high note.
PokerStars utilizes three tiers of events to placate players of all shapes and bankroll sizes with a low, medium, and high versions. There will be 252 tiered events this year in the Winter Series, but they're also hosting 39 non-tiered events. Buy-ins are as low as $2.20 and go as high as a $10,300 High Roller.
The Winter Series kicks off on Christmas with a bang. There's 14 tournaments on Christmas, so you'll have plenty of chances to get your poker fix, including with Monster Stacks. And if you're a Grinch or an Xmas hater, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to drown out the horrible Christmas songs and ditch your crazy family for a shot at padding your bankroll by busting some yule-tide donks.
Keep an eye on some special dates, like January 9, 2022. That's when the Winter Series will host the Main Event. There's three different buy-in levels at $55, $530, and $5,200. There's $4.5 million in guarantees at stake in the Main Event including $2 million for the high-version, $1.5 million for the medium, and $1 million for the low.
For all of you PLO-heads out there, mark this date: January 9. There's gonna be a PLO Main Event with a $215 buy-in and $250,000 guarantee.
There's also a pair of Phase events that are already underway. Satellites are also running. You can qualify for the Winter Series Main Events via $4 and $22 Spin & Go's.
And yes, there's events of all kinds like 5-Card PLO, PJOs, Hyper Turbo, 4-handed, 6-handed, 5-Max PLO, 7-Max PLO8, 8-Max, old-school NL, PLO, HORSE, 8-Game, Stud, NLO8, PLO8, Razz, "UNDEFINED" 6-Max Turbo PKOs, and much much more.
Head over to PokerStars Blog and check out a complete schedule for the upcoming Winter Series.