PokerStars India started the year with a bang while announcing its partnership with Nawazuddin Siddiqui. They also created an ad campaign with the actor starring in it and broadcasted on mainstream TV channels like Colors. Again PokerStars is grabbing the spotlight in the community by announcing India Summer Championship of Online Poker. It is going to be an action packed series starting from 13th May and will include a total of 92 online tournaments.
The Main event of the series have a special name. PokerStars called the highlight of the series ‘The Mammoth’ and have announced a whopping 1Crore in guarantee prize money for the tournament. This is platform’s first 8 figure guaranteed prize pool in the country. The total GTD of the series is going to around INR 4.16 Crores, being the biggest PokerStars in India.
INSOOP will include a wide range of formats suited for players with all kinds of tastes. Re-entries, freezeouts, addons, re-buys, hypers and PKOs will be regular affair in the series. Additionally, PokerStars is also going to introduce formats like Win the Button, Bubble Rush, 3-Stack, and others.
The Freeroll tournaments of INR 18 Lakhs will also be hosted daily in the series. Other highlights of the schedule include Sunday Special edition which will take place on 19thMay with INR 30 Lakhs in guarantee. Finally, PokerStars will host a special wrap-up freeroll which will give away 5 APPT Manila Main Event packages worth INR 2 Lakhs each. However, only players who have played at least 8 INSCOOP events will be eligible for this freeroll.