The Daily Scoop – microMILLION$ Launch
Yesterday, Sunday June 19th, saw the start of the biggest series of micro-sized tournaments ever offered (to the best of our research) in online poker. Of course this mega sized micro series is offered at GGPoker, the world’s largest poker room. Offering over $5,000,000 spread over nearly 200 tournaments and buy-ins no higher than $25, this will be not only the biggest, but the most exciting microMILLION$ the online poker world has ever seen.
Every day, Monday through Saturday, the microMILLION$ offers 11 different tournaments with buy-ins starting at $1.05, for the Bounty Hunters Big One, up to $10 for the $25K Daily Main Event. Tournaments start running at 12:00 UTC with the $8.88 buy-in $10,000 guaranteed Asia Kick-Off and end with the $5 Day Saver, $5,000 guaranteed hyper-speed tournament that starts at 23:00 UTC. Every day, Monday through Saturday, over $125,000 is guaranteed in prize pools with the day highlighted by the $10 Daily Main Event. This daily microMILLION$ tournament, which begins at 1800 UTC, has a $25,000 guarantee.
In addition to all of the great daily tournaments as part of the microMILLION$, you can also join in any of the constantly running Mini Global MILLION$ Day 1’s. This $5 entry tournament carries a massive $250,000 Guarantee. The Final Day for this event is scheduled for Sunday June 26 at 20:30 UTC. You have lots of time and options to get in on this incredible event. Speaking of Sunday…
Sundays throughout the microMILLION$ tournament series offer over $400K in guarantees split over 19 regular tournaments. The 10 of the 11 tournaments that are hosted Monday through Saturday are still held on Sunday. The Daily Main Event is replaced with the Sunday Super Storm, an $11 buy-in with a $101,000 guarantee. In addition, Sundays are also home to two $10.50 Bounty Hunters Sunday Special, a pair of $50,000 guaranteed bounty tournaments.
Sundays are also home to the weekly special microMILLION$ events. As mentioned above, Sunday June 26 has the first of these special events. The FInal Day for the Mini Global MILLION$, a $250,000 guaranteed tournament with a meager $5 buy-in. Day 1’s for this tournament are running every couple of hours throughout the week so there will absolutely be a Day 1 that fits your schedule.
While this tournament series runs through July 3rd, the Final Day of the 2 big tournaments of the series take place on Monday July 4th. The first is the $10.50 Mystery Bounty MILLION$ which has a $1,000,000 guarantee. Like all Mystery Bounty tournaments, the players that make it into the money will all have bounties of unknown amounts ready for the taking. Knockout an opponent and you could end up earning the biggest prize of the tournament. The second and final million dollar guarantee of the tournament series is the microMILLION$ Main Event. The buy-in for this tournament is the biggest of the micro series at $25. Day 1 for the event happens on Sunday July 3rd with 3 flights, Asia at 12:00 UTC, Europe at 17:00 UTC and Americas at 22:00 UTC. This massive tournament is sure to be one of the most exciting of the series. To ensure that everyone can participate, GGPoker already has satellites running for each of the flights. Jump into one at your convenience and make a name for yourself in the microMILLION$ tournament series
The microMILLION$ series began this past Sunday and it was WILD! The first event, the $8.88 Sunday Asia Kick-Off had over 4,000 entrants and more than doubled the guarantee. One hour later, the $2.50 Sunday Monster Stack started and doubled the number of entrants from the first tournament. The first Bounty event of the schedule, $10.50 Bounty Hunters Sunday Special, again destroyed the guarantee with over 8,000 players registering to participate. The biggest event of the day, the $11 Sunday Super Storm, had a $101,000 guarantee. With almost 10,000 players needed to meet the guarantee, you can be assured that someone was worried. However, the amazing community at GGPoker came together and the tournament played with 15,000 participants. Fifteen Thousand players made it to the first of 3 Sunday Super Storm microMILLION$ tournaments creating a prize pool of $151,800! It took just over 10 hours to play through and at the end ‘dalek’ was crowned champion after a 7-way split of the prize pool.
Throughout the day, the guarantees were laughed at as the GGPoker community took to the fields like fish to water. At the end, the first day of the microMILLION$ tournament series, where the biggest buy-in of the day was just $11, paid out $684,767.03 to the winners. So congratulations to all of you who finished in the money, and to everyone who participated, a sincere thank you for once again showing the world that GGPoker is the best place for online poker. We look forward to hosting the rest of this series as we prove to the world that bigger IS better, even when it is micro!