PokerStars Sunday Million 10th Anniversary on March 20th

On March 20th, PokerStars will mark the 10 year anniversary of its Sunday Million tournament by offering a $10 million guaranteed prize pool, and giving away 1,200 free seats via a weekly freeroll hyper-turbo satellite. In a departure from its usual single entry format, the anniversary Sunday Million will also give players the opportunity to reenter the $215 buy-in tournament up to three times.
Each week, thousands of players enter the popular Sunday Million tournament, but needless to say that number is now expected to swell significantly. Amongst the host of players and sponsored pros expected to enter the special Sunday Million is popular Twitch streamer Jamie Staples, who will be hosting a live stream while participating in the event. As he explains:
“The Sunday Million Anniversary tournament is one of the biggest events on the poker calendar. And when you throw in a $10 million guaranteed prize pool and more than a thousand free seats as well, it’s a tournament that every poker player should aspire to play.”
The first PokerStars Sunday Million was held on March 6th, 2006, and attracted 5,893 players for create a prize pool worth $1,178,600. By way of comparison, whoever takes down the special 10th Anniversary Sunday Million is guaranteed to receive at least $2 million. As to how big the  tournament is expected to be, PokerStars will need a minimum of 50,000 players to enter the competition in order to cover its $10 million guarantee.
While a high figure, PokerStars past Sunday Million anniversary tournaments have never failed to reach their guaranteed targets. In 2010, for instance, the 4th anniversary ($4m guaranteed) event attracted 36,169 players for a prize pool of $7,223,800, while last year’s 9th anniversary ($9m guaranteed) event saw 50,432 players create a total prize pool of $10,086,400.
If you would like to enter the huge tournament, in addition to the freerolls mentioned, regular satellites will also be available on PokerStars with buy-ins starting as low as $1.

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