Temperatures are plummeting for most of us as winter begins to tighten its frosty grip, leaving many poker players wishing they could head somewhere warm and sunny to escape the call. The Bahamas is the perfect place to head if you want sun, sea, and superb poker action, because the 2023 PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) is right around the corner.
The 2023 PSPC takes place between January 30 and February 3 and the luxurious Baha Mar resort in The Bahamas. Part of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA)the PSPC returns for the first time since making its debut in January 2019. Other editions were planned but the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic poured cold water on proceedings.
Ramon Colillas Wins PokerStars No-Limit Hold’em Players Championship ($5.1 million)
Last time out, 1,039 players either bought into the PSPC for $25,000 or won a Platinum Pass that granted them entry to the tournament. Spain’s Ramona Colillas, a Platinum Pass winner, outlasted everyone and walked away with $5,100,000 for his efforts. Colillas has since become a member of Team PokerStars, and has traveled the world playing high-stakes poker.
Perhaps it is your time to shine and bag yourself a Platinum Pass worth $30,000. There are three PSPC satellites in the pipeline, each guaranteeing at least one Platinum Pass and additional passes for each $30,000 in their prize pools. Capture a Platinum Pass, and you receive:
- $25,000 PSPC buy-in
- Six nights hotel accommodation for the winner and guest in a 5-star hotel
- Airport transfers
- $1,900 in cash for expenses
The satellites that award Platinum Passes take place on December 11, January 8and Jan 15, with each costing $1,050 to enter. However, satellites into the PSPC Qualifiers come with $1.10, $11, and $109 buy-ins, making them accessible to most PokerStars players.
Chess and Poker Star Jennifer Shahade Running PokerStars Platinum Pass Contest
Win a $3,000 BSOP Bahamas Package
While you are in a satellite mood, why not try to secure a $3,000 package to the BSOP Bahamas Main Event? The BSOP Bahamas Main Event kicks off the 2023 PCA, running from January 22-24. It commands a $1,100 buy-in, but you could be heading there for as little as $2.20 Thanks to the online satellites at PokerStars.
Satellites are in the PokerStars tournament lobby right now, with $162 buy-in finals taking place every Wednesday and Sunday. Each guarantees a $3,000 BSOP Bahamas Main Event package consisting of:
- $1,100 buy-in for the BSOP Bahamas Main Event
- $1,900 for travel expenses
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