PokerStars' Fall Fest Gets Underway In Pennsylvania

PokerStars' Fall Fest Gets Underway In Pennsylvania
Fact Checked by Thomas Leary

In Pennsylvania, PokerStars is in the midst of its Fall Fest, an online “progressive knockout” series for players in North America. While the event began on Nov. 17, it’s still running through Nov. 27. Buy-ins range from a low of $5, up to $1,500. The Fall Fest series’ total guarantee in Pennsylvania is $1 million, welcome news for Pennsylvania online poker fans.

The series main event in the Keystone State is scheduled for Nov. 26, with a $300 buy-in. The guarantee for that event is $175,000. In addition to Pennsylvania, other jurisdictions in North America where Poker Stars is running its Fall Fest is in the shared player pool of Michigan-New Jersey, and in the province of Ontario.

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The tournament has also promoted online satellites for small buy-ins for players to earn their way into the larger Fall Fest tournaments. Included in the action are $50 Fall Brawl tourneys every evening of the series. In these events, there will be prize pools of up to $15,000.

PokerStars also announced: “On top of all this, we’re awarding Fall Fest tickets at daily Freerolls. These take place at 17:30 ET, from November 17-26, and there’ll be $1,000 in prizes to be won each time.”

In the Michigan-New Jersey main event, also on Nov. 26, the buy-in is $300 and the guaranteed prize pool of $200,000. In the Ontario main event, also on Nov. 26, the buy-in is $200 and the guaranteed prize pool is $70,000. Players must be located within the respective jurisdictions in order to participate.

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