PokerStars Ontario is rolling the dice once again with the return of the 50/50 Series. The highly anticipated series is featuring 50 distinct events, all with a buy-in of CAD $50. The games will stretch over an exciting week of tournament poker, commencing on August 6.
The 50/50 Series includes a variety of games such as NLH, PLO, PLO8, Stud H/L, 6+ Hold’em, and 8-game events. With a buy-in set at CAD $50, and guaranteed prize pools, there’s something for every poker enthusiast. The entire series promises over $250,000 in guaranteed prizes, echoing the earlier 50/50 Series in February this year.
PokerStars Ontario has a history of hosting thrilling tournaments. Its previous events like the Chinese New Year Series, ONSCOOP, Sunset Series, and earlier 50/50 Series broke guarantees and regional records.
Aiming for the Record Books
The first 50/50 Series, launched in February, saw the same 50-events-at-$50 theme. It went beyond expectations, exceeding the overall guarantee by more than 25%, distributing a total of $328,233 in prizes. The success then was resounding.
Now, the stakes are higher. PokerStars Ontario is aiming to outdo itself. With a growing number of Ontario online poker players, expectations are soaring for this series to surpass previous achievements.
Mid-stakes grinders will find the 50/50 Series appealing. Every event is priced at CAD $50, but the guaranteed prize pools vary. The format, day of the week, and specific game will determine these levels.
The series features several progressive knockout format games, including the $20k Guaranteed Main Event on August 13. Additionally, five tournaments boast a guarantee of at least $10k. The series also offers single-entry (SE) tournaments, adding a unique twist.
Key Events to Watch
Among the 50 events, some highlights include:
- August 6: Series Opener, Battle Royale with $10k Guaranteed each
- August 7: Half-Price Brawl SE with $8k Guaranteed
- August 10: Mini Thursday Thrill SE with $10k Guaranteed
- August 13: Main Event with $20k Guaranteed, Second Chance with $5k Guaranteed
These games offer diverse opportunities for players to engage and win.