PokerStars US Live Events are Back! $1M GTD Summer Series Runs This August

By | July 10, 2023


PokerStars US live events are making an emphatic return in August with the Summer Series at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia.

The inaugural PokerStars Summer Series will run over three weekends full of thrilling poker action with $1 million guaranteed in prizes and three Main Events at different buy-in tiers, ensuring there’s something for everyone.

It all kicks off on August 24, 2023, and runs across the following three weekends up to September 10, 2023.

Weekend 1 (August 24- August 27): $550 buy-in, $200K GTD

Weekend 2 (August 31- September 4): $1100 buy-in, $300K GTD

Weekend 3 (September 7- September 10): $2200 buy-in, $500K GTD

“We are thrilled to welcome PokerStars to Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia and host the inaugural Summer Series. With a guaranteed $1 million prize pool and three different buy-in levels, the Summer Series is sure to bring players in from all over the country and we look forward to hosting them at our world-class property,” said Anne Tran, Director of Poker Operations for Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia.

“I am super excited about PokerStars Summer Series in my hometown of Philadelphia. It’s great to see that there are so many ways to satellite in online at all buy-in levels and I look forward to meeting many of the qualifiers on the felt. See you in September,” PokerStars Ambassador Jennifer Shahade said.

Players can book their seats (and a lot more) for cheap online via satellites on the PokerStars US sites. Online qualifiers will run across the New Jersey/Michigan and Pennsylvania sites from the end of July onward.

Full packages will be up for grabs, consisting of tournament buy-ins, travel expenses, hotel, food and beverages, and more. The total value of each package is equal to the tournament buy-in, plus $1700.

The Summer Series qualifier package includes:

Buy-in to the $550, $1100, $2200 tournament

$700 expense money

Hotel accommodation for the winner and a guest in a luxury 5-star hotel

Other unique experiences during the event

A total of six packages will be awarded plus many more seat-only qualifiers throughout the month of August, with online satellites starting at just $5.

August 1 – August 21: $550 Seat Only Packages

August 7 – August 28: $1100 Seat Only Packages

August 14 – September 7: $2200 Seat Only Packages.

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