PokerStars Announces MicroMillions Championship 11

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PokerStars Announces MicroMillions Championship 11

ONCHAN, Isle of Man –The 11th MicroMillions championship will take place from July 16-26 on PokerStars, the Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand announced today. The popular micro stakes tournament series will feature $5 million in guaranteed prize money across 100 events.

Since the first ever event in 2012, MicroMillions has seen more than 13 million tournament entries, and paid out over $82 million from stakes as little as $0.11, making it the world’s most popular tournament poker series.

The event features a diverse range of tournament formats including Phased, Hyper-Active and Progressive Super-Knockout. For more details on these innovative tournaments,

Buy-ins begin at just $0.11 with the biggest stake of $22 reserved for the $1 million guaranteed No Limit Hold’em Main Event, which takes place on July 26 at 14.30 ET.

Team PokerStars Pro, Marcin Horecki, a MicroMillions veteran and previous Player of the Series is looking forward to the championship: “"Micro Millions is a series of micro buy-in tournaments for everyone. You can compete with thousands of players across the world and make a nice score investing only a few dollars." Other Team PokerStars Pros expected to be spotted at the online tables include Ivan Demidov and Fatima Moreira de Melo, and Team Online Pros Randy ‘nanonoko’ Lew, Mickey ‘mement_mori’ Petersen, Caio Pessagno, Celeste ‘LadyMaCe86’ Orona, Felix ‘xflixx’ Schneiders,  Naoya ‘nkeyno’ Kihara and Liliya ‘liay5’ Novikova.


For the first time in an online poker tournament series, the MicroMillions 11 will feature a phased event, the $1.10 NL Hold’em (Event #1). Phased tournaments break the action up into segments, allowing players the opportunity to play the first part the tournament at a time that suits them, similar to multiple Day 1s in a live tournament.

The first flights for Event #1 have already started and will continue to run until July 16. This exciting new feature allows players multiple chances to secure a seat, and offers maximum chances to grab a slice of the $75,000 guaranteed prize pool.


The most consistent performers across the championship can also win additional prizes for making the MicroMillions Leader Board, as follows:

•    1st – Free Sunday Million tickets for six months (26 x $215 tickets)

•    2nd-9th – 5 x $215 Sunday Million tickets ($1,075 in value for each player)

•    10th-100th – 1 x $215 Sunday Million ticket

Satellites into a variety of championship events are running now from as little as 1 FPP. Players can find them by going to ‘Main Lobby’ > ‘Online Events’ > ‘MicroMillions’.  

A full MicroMillions 11 tournament schedule can be found here