We’re still deep into winter. The days are short, the weather is bleak and the chocolate supplies from the holiday season are running low.

No need to despair… the Winter Series is readying up for its grand finale weekend. Highlights include not one, but three Main Events.

It’s exciting times for any poker player, with buy-in levels and satellites for all, and millions in guaranteed prizes.

The weekend’s epic Winter Series schedule also brings poker joy in the form of a Saturday KO special, PL Omaha event with a huge prize pool, and a Winter Series Sunday Warm-Up that brings more than a little heat.

Here’s to one more weekend of festive fun!

Winter Series Main Events

The Winter Series Main Events are here!

There are three Main Event tournaments this series.The games run at $55, $530 and $5,200, so there’s an opportunity for players at all buy-in levels to take their shot.

Each of the three tournaments promise to bring unforgettable action and at least $1 million in prizes. The guarantees across all three total a jaw-dropping $4.5 million.

Satellites are available for each entry level, so you can qualify for as little as $2.20.

If you’re wondering about the gameplay, the Main Events have a deep stack format with generous blind structures. You’ll have plenty of time to settle in, work out the table and turn your chip stack into a weapon.

Play your cards right, run hotter than you’ve ever run in your life, and you could on the final table playing for your share of millions of dollars.

All three Main Events kick off at 18:00 WET.

Event 78-L
Buy-in:
$55
Guarantee:
$1 Million
Structure:
Deep stacks, 15/20 minute blinds, 2-day event
Satellites:
$2.20 – $11

Event 78-M
Buy-in:
$530
Guarantee: $1.5 Million
Structure: Deep stacks, 15/20 minute blinds, 2-day event
Satellites: $5 – $22

Event 78-H
Buy-in:
$5,200
Guarantee: $2 Million
Structure: Deep stacks, 30 minute blinds, 2-day event
Satellites: $215 – $1780

Saturday Winter Series highlights – Saturday KO special and PL Omaha among majors

Poker fans will be eagerly anticipating the Winter Series Sunday schedule. No need to rush. Saturday is a poker bonanza of its own, with 15 tournaments running over the course of the day. Make no mistake, there’s loads of awesome action on offer.

Saturday starts off at with the Winter Series Afternoon Deep Stack. It may sound civilized enough, but this one can become a real dogfight. Re-raises at the ready. No doubt a great tournament for flexing those mental muscles ready for a big night of poker to come. The event starts at 15:30 WET.

Winter Series 72 – Saturday KO special

The Saturday KO Winter Series special is back for another weekend of knockout madness, bringing with it the first truly significant guarantee of the weekend.

The PKO format has been an exciting fixture throughout the Winter Series. It changes the dynamic of the game, and players love it. Tournament winners have added thousands to their totals, whilst bubble busters have walked away with enough KOs to at least sleep easy at night (maybe).

With $250k in guaranteed prizes, half going to knockouts, there’s every reason to battle it out in this one.

Event 72-L
Buy-in:
$11 ($5 bounty)
Guarantee: $125,000
Structure: 10/12 minute blinds
Satellites: $0.55 – $2.20

Event 72-M
Buy-in:
$109 ($50 bounty)
Guarantee: $250,000
Structure: 15/20 minute blinds
Satellites: $5 – $22

Event 72-H
Buy-in:
$1,050 ($500 bounty)
Guarantee: $250,000
Structure: 15/20 minute blinds
Satellites: $55 – $215

Winter Series 73 – PL Omaha

Next up it’s the Winter Series 73 event. For fans of PL Omaha, you’ll be happy to see a vibrant set of tournaments with guarantees to rival any game of Texas Hold ‘em.

This event gets a deserved spot here for bringing variety to the series. It’s a welcome switch up in strategy and gameplay, and a highly recommendable event.

If you like Omaha then you’re probably already gearing up for this one. If Hold ‘em is your usual forte, still consider checking this out. Taking part in a different variation will get you out of your comfort zone and improve your play. It’s a lot of fun and not too difficult for a player to convert.

The guarantees for this Omaha event are right up there at the top. The high roller version actually offers the biggest Winter Series guarantee this Saturday.

Winter Series 73 starts at 19:05 WET.

Event 73-L
Buy-in:
$55
Guarantee: $50,000
Structure: 10/12 minute blinds
Satellites: $2.20 – $11

Event 73-M
Buy-in:
$530
Guarantee: $150,000
Structure: 12/15 minute blinds
Satellites: $22 – $109

Event 73-H
Buy-in:
$5,200
Guarantee: $400,000
Structure: 15/20 minute blinds
Satellites: $215 – $530

Saturday night ends with event 74, a progressive KO hyper turbo tournament. One more shot at Winter Series victory, then it’s time to get some rest. Sunday is a big day…

Sunday Winter Series highlights – warming up and cooling down

Sunday is the day we have all been waiting for. It’s time for the Main Event, along with several other major events. Pros and recreational players alike will be lining up to take down some of the biggest tournaments of the series.

Winter Series 77 – Sunday Warm-Up $500k special

The much loved weekly tournament just got a whole lot better. This weekend’s Sunday Warm-Up will be getting an epic Winter Series boost. Buy-ins will be lower and guarantees will be more than four times higher.

This special edition Warm-Up also has a progressive knockout format. Get ready to pick off those pesky short stacks and claim huge bounties.

Starting at 15:30 WET, this is an excellent warm up for the Main Event. It’s also a major event in its own right and, with a guaranteed $500k prize pool. An excellent reason to fire up the tables early.

Event 77-L
Buy-in:
$11 ($5 bounty)
Guarantee: $175,000
Structure: 10/12 minute blinds
Satellites: $0.55 – $2.20

Event 77-M
Buy-in:
$109 ($50 bounty)
Guarantee: $500,000
Structure: 12/15 minute blinds
Satellites: $5.50 – $22

Event 77-H
Buy-in:
$1,050 ($500 bounty)
Guarantee: $500,000
Structure: 15/20 minute blinds
Satellites: $55 – $215

Winter Series 01 – Phase 2

The Phase tournament reaches its glorious second phase on Sunday, bringing with it a guaranteed $2.5 million. That’s an even greater prize pool than the high stakes Main Event, giving you every reason to want to gain entry.

To qualify for the Phase 2 tournament, you will need to make it through any Phase 1 event.

Anyone who does will be playing for huge prizes and, of course, for the glory of winning one of the Winter Series’ biggest tournaments.

Phase 2 commences at 19:05 WET. You still have plenty of time to take on Phase 1 before the event begins.

Event 01 Phase 2
Buy-in:
Survive Phase 1 event
Guarantee: $2.5 Million
Structure: 15 minute blinds
Phase 1 Buy-in: $109

Winter Series 79 – Sunday Cooldown PKO

If you’re still running hot in any of the major events of the evening, then at this point you’ll be no where near ready to wind yet. Whichever way your poker session is going, the Winter Series Sunday Cooldown brings yet more thrills and chills to the weekend.

As if the Main Event isn’t already enough to bring on palpitations, the turbo PKO format of the Cooldown will get your heart racing. With guarantees of up to $400k (depending on the stake), there’s still every reason to get in the zone.

Take a deep breath… you’ve still got some serious poker left to play.

The Cooldown starts at 20:30 WET.

Event 79-L
Buy-in:
$11 ($5 bounty)
Guarantee: $100,000
Structure: Turbo, 6 minute blinds
Satellites: $0.55 – $2.20

Event 79-M
Buy-in:
$109 ($50 bounty)
Guarantee: $300,000
Structure: Turbo, 6 minute blinds
Satellites: $5.50 – $22

Event 79-H
Buy-in:
$1,050 ($500 bounty)
Guarantee: $400,000
Structure: Turbo, 6 minute blinds
Satellites: $55 – $215

Loading...

Next Story!!

Loading...