Pennsylvania Among States with New Poker Sundays

Pennsylvania Among States with New Poker Sundays
Fact Checked by Pat McLoone

Poker players, rejoice! The last Sunday in April will be madness. For Pennsylvania poker players, as well as those in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Flutter Entertainment’s PokerStars US has announced a single-day $1 million guarantee prize pool on Million Dollar Sunday, April 30.

For players in the shared Michigan and New Jersey player pool, a schedule of 10 tournaments is slated by PokerStars US. April 30 marks a guaranteed prize pool of $1M for Shared Liquidity with an additional $500,000 on offer across a 9-tournament schedule in Pennsylvania for Half Million Dollar Sunday.

“We are thrilled to present these ground-breaking schedules to our valued players in Michigan, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania,” said Severin Rasset, managing director of PokerStars US, in a news release.

Tournaments will start at 1 p.m. ET with a $50 buy-in Sunday Marathon, which guarantees $25,000 for shared liquidity and $15,000 in Pennsylvania. The Sunday Special $200 buy-in Main Events gets under way at 5 p.m. with a huge $500,000 GTD for SL and $250,000 in PA. Additionally, the Sunday Monster events offer accessible $10 buy-ins with opportunities to compete for larger, guaranteed prize pools.

“After a successful US SCOOP series, PokerStars continues to push the envelope of what's possible in the USA regulated market. I'm excited to compete in what will go down as the most epic tournament day in the history of our emerging market,” said David Kaye, PokerStars Ambassador. 

Players across the markets can earn their way into the Sunday Monster and Sunday Special through promotions exclusive to PokerStars. Details are below in how a player can try and qualify: 

Bonus Bets Expire in 7 Days. One New Customer Offer Only. Must be 21+ to participate & present in PA. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER. Visit for Terms & Conditions. US promotional offers not available in NY, NV, or Puerto Rico.

Pennsylvania Sunday Highlights

• $1M Marathon: $50 BUY-IN, $15,000 GTD, 1 p.m.  

• $1M Monster: $10 BUY-IN, $20,000 GTD, 4:35 p.m. 

• $1M Special: $200 BUY-IN, $250,000 GTD, 5 p.m.  

• $1M High Roller: $1,000, $100,000 GTD, 7 p.m. 

Pennsylvania is one of just a few U.S. states that offer online poker, along with Nevada, Delaware, New Jersey. Michigan and Connecticut.

Those states, with the exception of Nevada, also has online casinos.

Stay tuned to for updates on casinos and sports betting and for PA online casino promo codes,s.



Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media ( in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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