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Tournament Spotlight: $3.5M Gtd in the Bounty Builder Series Main Events

Tournament Spotlight

Fans of progressive knockout (PKO) tournaments are spoiled for choice this weekend, especially at PokerStars where the Bounty Builder Series nears its conclusion.

We’ve already drawn your attention towards a quartet of low buy-in, juicy guaranteed Bounty Builder Series events in our Value Town article, now it’s time to showcase the pair of massive Main Events that shuffle up and deal on October 25.

First up is the big one, the huge $2.5 million guaranteed Main Event. Bounty Builder Series 204: $530 NLHE [8-Max, Main Event], $2.5M Gtd is a two-day affair shuffles up and deals at exactly 6:00 p.m. CET on October 25.

Anyone who buys in for $530, or wins their $530 seat via the plethora of satellites running around the clock, receives 50,000 chips and the chance of winning a massive prize.

Blinds start at 125/250/30a and increase every 20-minutes, ensuring the cream rises to the top. Don’t worry if you can’t make it for the start of this tournament because late registration remains open for five-hours and 25 minutes. You can re-enter twice while late registration is open.

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Day 1 concludes after eight and a half hours before resuming at 6:00 p.m. CET on October 26.

$530 may be outside the constraints of your bankroll but you still have plenty of chances to get in on the action. Dozens of satellites from only $11 run-up to the Main Event’s start. The best value of these satellite takes place at 5:00 p.m. on October 25. It only costs $22 to enter but PokerStars is guaranteeing 100 seats will be won!

Turn $55 Into a Share of at Least $1 Million

Bounty Builder Series 205: $55 NLHE [8-Max, Main Event], $1M Gtd kicks off 15-minutes after the $530 buy-in edition so get ready to enter the action from 6:15 p.m. CET on October 25.

There’s a cool $1 million guaranteed for your $55 investment and it’ll be from a starting stack of 25,000 chips that you sit down and go to battle with. Fear not if your first bullets doesn’t go to plan because you can re-enter up to three times during the firs five hours and five minutes of action.

Make it through eight and a half hours of poker with at least a single chip in your stack and you progress to Day 2. Get some rest, and return to PokerStars at 6:15 p.m. CET on October 26 when Day 2 gets underway.

As with the $530 buy-in Main Event, the $55 Main Event has many ways to win your way into it. There is a $5.50 buy-in satellite at 4:25 p.m. CET and another at 6:25 p.m. CET on October 25 that have 100 seats guaranteed each. Be sure to check out the $2.20 buy-in satellite at 5:15 p.m. on October 25 whch also has 100x $55 seats up for grabs.

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Get In On The Action By Joining PokerStars

Compete in this pair of Bounty Builder Series Main Events by heading to PokerStars on October 25. Don’t have an account? Download PokerStars via PokerNews, make your first deposit using the bonus code “STARS600” and your deposit amount is matched 100% up to a maximum of $600.

In fact, your first three deposits in the first 60-days are matched up to a combined total of $600.

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