PS MicroMillions Marathon to Run 100 Events in 4 Days

PS MicroMillions Marathon to Run 100 Events in 4 Days

MicroMillions has become such a popular online poker series with players that PokerStars runs it several times each year. Often, the series plays out over the course of 10-14 days, giving players multiple opportunities to get in on the micro-stakes poker tournaments.

Just last November, PokerStars hosted MicroMillions 18. It offered 117 tournaments and more than $3.5 million in prize pool guarantees. Buy-ins ranged from $1.10 to $22, and tournaments boasted of 21 different poker variations.

This one aims to offer a similar number of tournaments and guarantees but pack it all into just four days, February 11-14. The buy-ins will mimic those from previous iterations of MicroMillions series, only this one will work everything into a very tight schedule.

Marathon Details

The special edition of this series is the MicroMillions Marathon. It puts 107 tournaments on the schedule to play out over the course of four days, February 11-14. There will be a new event starting every half-hour, giving players opportunities at all times of the day and night.

And the series is guaranteeing at least $3 million in prize pool payouts.

As usual, buy-ins start as low as $1.10 and max out at $11, with the $22 buy-in Main Event as the sole exception. And satellites begin at just $0.11.

Speaking of that Main Event, it will offer a $1 million guarantee all on its own.

Larger Guarantees

All of the guarantees on the schedule will bring players into the action, but some of the larger amounts are sure to catch some eyes. These are the events on the 107-event schedule with buy-ins of $25K or more (with $100K or higher guarantees highlighted):

-Event 11 on Feb.11: $11 NLHE 8-Max ($80K GTD)

-Event 12 on Feb 11: $3.30 NLHE PKO ($40K GTD)

-Event 13 on Feb.11: $5.50 NLHE ($35K GTD)

-Event 14 on Feb 11: $1.10 + rebuys NLHE 8-Max Hyper-Turbo ($40K GTD)

-Event 16 on Feb.11: $5.50 NLHE PKO Turbo ($40K GTD)

-Event 32 on Feb.12: $5.50 NLHE PKO 8-Max Turbo ($35K GTD)

-Event 34 on Feb.12: $3.30 NLHE 8-Max ($30K GTD)

-Event 37 on Feb.12: $11 NLHE PKO 8-Max ($100K GTD)

-Event 38 on Feb.12: $5.50 NLHE ($40K GTD)

-Event 39 on Feb.12: $3.30 + rebuys NLHE 8-Max Hyper-Turbo ($40K GTD)

-Event 40 on Feb.12: $5.50 NLHE PKO 8-Max Turbo Zoom ($50K GTD)

-Event 62 on Feb.13: $9.80 NLHE Big PKO 8-Max ($125K GTD)

-Event 63 on Feb.13: $3.30 NLHE ($40K GTD)

-Event 64 on Feb.13: $1.10 + rebuys Splash 8-Max ($50K GTD)

-Event 65 on Feb.13: $5.50 NLHE PKO ($40K GTD)

-Event 66 on Feb.13: $3.30 NLHE 7-Max Turbo ($35K GTD)

-Event 80 on Feb.14: $5.50 NLHE PKO 8-Max Turbo ($25K GTD)

-Event 89 on Feb.14: $5.50 NLHE ($25K GTD)

-Event 91 on Feb.14: $5.50 NLHE PKO ($60K GTD)

-Event 92 on Feb.14: $3.30 NLHE 6-Max ($40K GTD)

-Event 93 on Feb.14: $22 NLHE PKO Main Event ($1M GTD)

-Event 94 on Feb.14: $5.50 NLHE PKO 8-Max ($75K GTD)

-Event 95 on Feb.14: $11 NLHE ($100K GTD)

-Event 96 on Feb.14: $3.30 NLHE PKO ($60K GTD)

-Event 97 on Feb.14: $5.50 NLHE 8-Max Turbo ($50K GTD)

-Event 106 on Feb.14: $5.50 NLHE Turbo ($30K GTD)

PokerStars listed its complete schedule, along with starting times and guarantees, on its blog.

 

About Jennifer Newell

Jennifer began writing about poker while working at the World Poker Tour in the mid-2000s. Since then, her freelance writing career has taken her from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and back to her hometown of St. Louis, where she now lives with her two dogs. She continues to follow the poker world as she also launches a new subscription box company and finishes her first novel. Jennifer has written for numerous publications including PokerStars.com and has followed the US poker and gaming market closely for the last 15 years. Follow Jen on Twitter

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