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PokerStars Celebrates Sunday Million 6th Anniversary with a $6 Million Event

Sunday Million Birthday Celebration
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PokerStars biggest weekly event just got bigger! The Sunday Million’s sixth birthday guaranteed prize pool has been raised to an incredible $6 million instead of the regular $1 million. And if you win this exclusive event you will become a millionaire in an instant as PokerStars will reward you with a $1 million guaranteed first-place cash prize!

The $215 buy-in $6 million event takes place this Sunday, March 11, at 14:30 EST and as usual there are hundreds of satellites and qualifiers running on PokerStars with tickets to the Sunday Million six-year anniversary tournament. The qualifying events start from as little as $1 and reward thousands of seats at the big event, and the last of the satellites take place just before the Sunday Million with 1,000 seats guaranteed. You can find all the Sunday Million qualifiers by visiting the “Special” section under the “Tourney” tab in the PokerStars lobby.

$6M Sunday Million details:

Date: Sunday, March 11, 2012
Time: 14:30 EST
Buy-in: $215

In its six years of rewarding millions to PokerStars players, the Sunday Million hosted 277 tournaments bringing more than 2.1 million players to the online tables. During this time, the Sunday Million has given away over $444 million in cash prizes. This weekend's $6 Million event will not only make a new online poker millionaire, but will also raise the total cash payouts to $450 million.

The big Sunday $6 Million tournament will also feature a number of Team PokerStars Pro members that will be challenging the crowd for the enormous prize pool. The PokerStars Blog talked to some of the pros about their thoughts and memories about the Sunday Million. Here's what Jason Mercier had to say:

“When I think of the Sunday Million, I think back to being a 19-21 year old kid, grinding mid-stakes, looking for that big tournament score. I would get excited every week to play the Sunday Million, hoping that would be the day that I would have my first six-figure score.”

However, in order to play the $6M Sunday Million event you first need to acquire a PokerStars account – download PokerStars via PokerWorks and use the PokerStars marketing code POKERWORKS when signing up to become eligible for all the special deals and offers on the world's largest poker site exclusive to PokerWorks' players only.

Be sure to use the PokerStars bonus code STARS600 when you make your first deposit to be entitled to a 100% up to $600 welcome bonus.

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