On top of an already packed schedule, PokerStars has announced another two exciting series. The schedules for the ‘online Bounty Builder series‘ and the ‘BSOP in Brazil‘ have both been released.
PokerStars hasn’t run a series that has been dedicated to bounty tournaments in nearly three years. The last time it happened was in 2015 when they ran week-long festival that had $5 million in guaranteed cash prizes.
The upcoming Bounty Builder series will run between October 7th and 21st and will feature 140 knockout tournaments and have $20 million in guaranteed cash prizes.
Bounty Builder will have a wide range of events will be held with buy-ins ranging from $1.10 up to the $2,100 High Roller. There will be nine events held every day and the guarantees range between $10,000 and the $2 million prize pot that will be awarded at the $530 buy-in Main Event that will take place on October 21.
The Bounty Builder series will mostly consist of No-Limit Hold’em events although there will be nine Omaha tournaments thrown into the mix. There will be different table sizes ranging from heads-up to nine max and different bounty formats will be in place.
BSOP Millions Schedule
The Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP) is the biggest poker series in Latin America and it will be held between November 27th and December 6th at Sao Paulo’s World Trade Center Sheraton. There will be over $3 million in guaranteed cash up for grabs and $1.79 million of that will be awarded at the $895 buy-in Main Event.
The first day of the Main Event will have one-hour blind levels except for the Day 1B turbo in which blinds go up every half hour. From Day 2 forward, blinds go up every 75 minutes. The festival also features a $3,837 buy-in Super High Roller which will offer $127,915 and players will have the opportunity to snag a coveted $30,000 Platinum Pass for the PSPC.
The BSOP is the most popular series in Brazil with R$52 million in cash being awarded last year. Players who would like to win their way into the series can do so by competing in some of the online satellites that are currently running at PokerStars. Tournament organizers expect a turnout of more than 15,000 players. There are more details about the festival as well as the complete schedule of events at the BSOP website.