PokerStars host the largest weekly poker tournament in the world. The Sunday Million is a no limit holdem tournament that has a guaranteed prize pool of $1.5 Million. Players all over the world sign up and play their way into this tournament every week. They are all trying to get the $240,000 first place prize.
There are two ways to get into this poker tournament. The buy-in to play in the tournament is $215. If that is more than you can afford, you can play for this tournament by qualifying in a satellite for as little as $2.20 or 400 FPP credits.
How do you qualify for the Sunday Millions
After you have downloaded their software and have created an account and signed in, you will find yourself in the PokerStars Lobby. All you have to do is select Tourney and Regular or you can type in Sunday Million in the tournament filter.
You can buy into the tournament directly or register for a satellite. The satellites run every day throughout the week. The Sunday Poker Millions will start every Sunday at 4:30PM ET.
Other Sunday Tournaments at PokerStars
There are also 5 other major tournaments that take place each Sunday starting in the afternoon to night. The Sunday Warm-Up cost $215 to buy-in, a $750,000 prize pool and starts at 1:00PM ET. The DNG Sunday Special has a $55 buy-in, a $300,000 prize pool and starts at 3:00PM ET.
The Sunday 1/4 Million has an $11 buy-in, a $250,000 prize pool and starts at 3:30PM ET. The Sunday 500 cost $530 to play, has a $500,000 prize pool and a start time of 5:30PM. Finally, the Sunday Second Chance starts at 6:30PM ET for all players that bust out of the main tournament. Buy-in is still $215 and the prize pool is $250,000.
Full Tilt Poker $750K Sunday Guarantee
Full Tilt Poker’s biggest weekly tournament is also on Sunday. The $750K Guarantee tournament starts every Sunday at 5:00PM ET. This tournament will feature 5,000 in starting chips and late registration through level ten.
You can buy-in to this Dominoqq tournament for $200+$16 or you can qualify for this tournament through a satellite. The buy-in for the satellite can be as little as $2+$.25 or 300 Full Tilt Points. There is a new satellite tournament almost every hour between Sunday and Tuesday. Then there is one no limit holdem satellite for each day between Wednesday and Saturday.
First Time Depositor Bonus
Both Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars offer a 100% deposit poker bonus for your initial deposit with their site.
Full Tilt offers a 100% for as much as $600. The $600 is earned through your raked hands and tournament entry fees. You are also given a free ticket to the $100K First Deposit Freeroll Tournament. Every Full Tilt point that you earn is worth $0.04.
PokerStars also offers a $600 signup bonus. If you only deposit $300, you will only be eligible for a $300 bonus. You will earn this bonus through playing raked hands and tournaments. You will earn a dollar for every 17VPPs that you acquire.