Details On PokerStars Players Championship Structure

After 10 months of the announcement on what is expected to be the biggest $25,000 tournament, PokerStars has made revelations on what players should expect when they are seated for the upcoming PokerStars Players Championship. The structure of the tournament and the percentage of payout have been planned for players, and by the players in addition to PokerStars team members. The field will have a combination of elite high-end players as well as 300 participants who have enrolled for free in the event by winning platinum passes. The prize pool would be over $10,000,000 and the winner of PSPC will become a millionaire.

There are only 2 aspects to this PSPC which was determined prior to consult the participants. The event would be completed in 5 days and it is going to be a freeze out. Also, there is no scope for re-entries. Thereafter, PokerStars surveyed its players who would participate in the event and this includes platinum pass winners and players through buy-in. The player representatives, surveyed participants, and PokerStars team members would be evaluated prior to every tournament’s aspect. Whether the ply wound starts 9 or 9 handed was the biggest question. However, it was decided that 9 handed play would start on Day 1. Thereafter, tables will scale down to 8 handed at the beginning of Day 2.

As the event being held in the Bahamas, poker players have chosen a shorter play day. Around 70 percent of players wished to play for 8 hours per day vs. 10 hours. The initial 2 days of play will be without dinner breaks. However, the same will be organized later based on h size of the field. The high rollers conventions shall be enlisted at the time of the PSPC. In addition, the big blind ante, that’s been used in PokerStars Live tournaments, will remain unchanged. The tournament would be shifted to shot clock soon after the amount reaches and the same is expected on Day 2.