BREAKING: Winter Series returns this month with $50 million GTD

December 13, 2021inPoker

Let’s skip the references to the nights getting longer. All that stuff about the drop in temperature, and snow covered countryside. Instead let’s get straight to the point.

Winter Series is back on And with $50 million guaranteed, that means plenty of seasonal cheer at the poker tables as well.

Let’s look at the headlines then get into the detail.

  • Starts 25 December and runs to 12 January 2022
  • $50 million guaranteed
  • 291 events across low, medium, and high tiers
  • $4.5 million in guarantees across three tiers of Main Event
  • A $215 buy-in Sunday TWO Million

The Winter Series details

The series starts on Saturday 25 December with 14 tournaments on the opening day schedule. And ten, well it continues in the same way.

As the tournament schedule shows, there’s something for every bankroll and preference.

Buy-ins start at as little as $2.20 all the way through to the eye-watering $10,300.

There will be plenty of hold’em, but also Omaha, H.O.R.S.E., and some Stud thrown in.

And they’ll be played in multiple formats. Everything from Zoom, KO, Turbo, and more, all shown on the tournament schedule.

Main Events

The Main Events take place on Sunday 9 January, with a combined $4.5 million to be won across the three tiers.

  • Low $55 buy-in Main Event: $1 million guaranteed
  • Medium $530 buy-in Main Event: $1.5 million guaranteed
  • High $5,200 buy-in Main Event: $2 million guaranteed

And don’t forget the PLO Main Even on the same day with a $215 buy-in and $250,000 guarantee.

That’s not all though because there’s another tournament on the schedule that leaps out so much you’ll start to see double.

The Sunday Two Million

The Sunday Two Million doesn’t need an introduction. You can work out the details yourself. But just to avoid any doubt…

On Sunday 2 January, the Sunday Million will be double its usual size.

Not only the buy-in, which ticks up to $215, but the prize pool as well. You guessed it, that’ll be worth a massive $2 million. Not a bad way to see in the New Year.

And we’ll help make sure you’re part of that landmark, and the Winter Series in general. You can qualify in satellites running all the time on

You’ll also find special Winter Series Main Event Spin & Go’s running. That’s where you can turn $4 and $22 into tickets and much more.

If you want to get started on your Winter Series campaign right away, you can.

Cant wait? Start playing now

Two Phase events start today. Combined they add up to $2 million in guaranteed prize money.

The $55 buy-in event has $750,000 guaranteed and the $109 buy-in event has $1.25 million guaranteed.

You can check out those details in the PokerStars tournament lobby. You’ll also find details of those satellites and the Winter Series itself.

And if you didn’t notice the links along the way, click this one to find the full schedule.

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