PokerStars Launches ‘Mountain Series’ Featuring 10 Online Events with Escalating Buy-Ins

A brand new online tournament offering called Mountain Series was launched today by PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. brand. The 10-event tournament series, which takes place over four days from April 7-10, features more than $4 million in guaranteed prize money and progressive buy-ins that range from $11 to $2,100.pokerstars-mountain-series-headerEach of the 10 tournaments is named after a famous mountain – from Sugarloaf (Brazil) to Everest (Nepal & China) – and the Main Event will be a $2,100 buy-in with a guaranteed prize pool of at least $1.5 million. Satellites are running now.

Team PokerStars Pro Online member Jaime Staples said: “Mountain Series looks like a great new addition to the PokerStars online festival schedule. The huge variety of buy-in levels means players at all stakes can participate, and I can’t wait to get involved, too, by playing and Twitch-streaming several events.”


Event and date Name Mountain Buy-in Guarantee
Event 1: April 7 The Big $11 [Special Edition] Sugarloaf $11 $100,000
Event 2: April 7 NL Hold’em [PSKO*] Snaefell $33 $100,000
Event 3: April 8 NL Hold’em Olympus $55 $100,000
Event 4: April 8 NL Hold’em [6-Max, 8-min levels] Fuji $109 $100,000
Event 5: April 9 PL Omaha [6-Max, 3-stack] Matterhorn $215 $150,000
Event 6: April 9 NL Hold’em [PSKO*] Mont Blanc $320 $350,000
Event 7: April 9 NL Hold’em [8-Max, Re-Entry] Elbrus $530 $500,000
Event 8: April 10 NL Hold’em Kilimanjaro $700 $750,000
Event 9: April 10 PL Omaha [6-Max, Rebuys] Denali $1,050 $500,000
Event 10: April 10 Main Event [Re-Entry] Everest $2,100 $1,500,000

*Progressive Super Knock-Out

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