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PokerStars' $1,000,000 Guaranteed Red Spade Open Returns Next Sunday

Red Spade Open

One of the most popular tournaments held at PokerStars returns on April 28 sporting a $1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool. We are of course talking about the Red Spade Open.

The $55 buy-in online tournament attracts players in their droves thanks to the massive guaranteed prize pool, of which at least $200,000 is locked up for the champion, but also because the vast majority of the Team PokerStars Pros also compete in it.

Every Team PokerStars Pro has a $100 bounty on their heads, which gives players an added incentive to bust them out in case bragging rights weren’t enough!

April 28’s edition of the Red Spade Open will be the fifth time this amazing tournament has run and if it is anything close to the previous event then those playing in it are in for a major treat. When the Red Spade Open last ran on August 12, 2012 it attracted a massive field of 24,497 players who created a prize pool of $1,224,850.

The eventual champion was NURLAN81 of Kazakhstan who walked away with the massive $244,979.24 first place prize. What would you do with such a sum?

Red Spade Open Final Table Results (August 2012)


The April 28 edition of the Red Spade Open kicks off at 20:00 GMT and costs just $55 to enter. If $55 is more than you would usually spend on a single tournament fear not because PokerStars is running plenty of satellite tournaments that feed into this superb event.

You can even buy a Red Spade Open ticket from the VIP store for as little as 3,100 FPPs depending on your VIP status.

Don’t have a PokerStars account but want to play in the Red Spade Open? Then simply download PokerStars via PokerNews and if you enter the marketing code UKPOKERNEWS and the bonus code STARS600 you will be eligible for a 100% match up to $600 first deposit bonus and be able to compete in all future promotion PokerNews and PokerStars hold together.

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