is in a carnival atmosphere this month, as the world’s largest online poker site today announced in a press release that it will celebrate the latest milestone of Tournament Number 900 Million with a‘Carnival of Tournaments’ from April 14-27. The two-week festival will feature more than $2 million in boosted guarantees, special tournaments, and$700,000 in giveaway prizes.

The first Carnival of Tournaments, held last October to celebrate Tournament Number 800 Million,was a week-long affair. This time, though, there will be a fortnight of promotions, featuring a week of increased guarantees in The Big daily tournaments and a Golden Sit & Go’s period.There’s also Tournament Number 900 Million itself, which will have a $109 buy-in, a $1 million guaranteed prize pool, and $100,000 in added prizes given out to random tables during the first 2 hours and 20 minutes of the tournament.


  • April 14 – Milestone Golden Sit & Go’s: more than $500,000 to be given away at random across a wide variety of Sit & Go games.
  • April 21-27 – Big, Bigger, Biggest Tournaments: more than $2 million in increased guarantees in the Daily Bigs.
  • April 27, 13.00 ET – Tournament Number 900 Million: $1 million guaranteed, $100,000 added prizes, $109 buy-in.Qualifiers are now running for as little as $1.


The milestone tournament takes place on Sunday, April 27 at 13.00 ET, features a $109 buy-in and $1 million guaranteed prize pool. As a special reward to players, $100,000 in additional prizes (including cash, tournament tickets and a live event package) will be handed out to hundreds of players at random tables during the late registration period.

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