PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up
If you’re looking to kick off your Sunday with a major online poker tournament, the $500,000 guaranteed Sunday Warm-Up is the perfect way to get an early start on PokerStars biggest tournament day of the week. With a buy-in of $215 and first place prize money regularly more than $75,000, it’s no surprise that the Sunday Warm-Up attracts the best names in the game every week.
We host hundreds of satellite tournaments in the week leading up to each Sunday Warm-Up, giving you the chance to win your seat and compete against other players from around the world for one of the largest prize pools anywhere online. The Sunday Warm-Up starts every Sunday at 11:00 ET (17:00 CET), making it perfect for players from Europe, or those looking to take down a big score before making their play in the Sunday Million.
To see a list of this week's big winners, check the Sunday Warm-Up results table.
Sunday Warm-Up - The Facts
The first Sunday Warm-Up took place November 19, 2006, and was won by ‘jakz101’ from Illinois, USA. There were 644 runners, which helped generate a total prize pool of $128,800.
The average field size is more than 2,700 players.
The biggest field in Sunday Warm-Up history so far was 6,241, recorded on February 15, 2009, making for a total prize pool of $1,248,200.
How to Qualify
To buy-in directly to the Sunday Warm-Up or register for a satellite, open the PokerStars lobby, click ‘Tourney’ and ‘Regular’. Alternatively, type ‘Sunday Warm-Up’ in to the Tournament Filter to see the full list of options. There are satellites running all week, available in a range of buy-ins that suit players from all levels.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about the Sunday Warm-Up.
Other major Sunday tournaments at PokerStars
In addition to the Sunday Warm-Up, PokerStars also hosts the biggest weekly online poker tournament in the world - the Sunday Million. It takes place at 14:30 ET (20:30 CET) every Sunday and has a guaranteed prize pool of $1,000,000. You can buy-in directly for $215 or play in any of the satellites running all week. Visit the Sunday Million page for more details. You can also choose to play in theSunday Storm, the Sunday 500, and many other major Sunday tournaments!
|Sunday Kickoff||$109||08:00 ET||$75,000|
|Sunday Warm-Up||$215||11:00 ET||$500,000|
|Sunday Rebuy||$109||12:00 ET||$200,000|
|Sunday Storm||$11||13:30 ET||$200,000|
|Sunday Million||$215||14:30 ET||$1,000,000|
|Sunday 500||$530||15:30 ET||$250,000|
|Sunday Second Chance||$215||16:30 ET||$125,000|
|Sunday 6-Max||$162||17:00 ET||$60,000|
|Sunday Supersonic||$215||18:30 ET||$40,000|
Plus, all through Saturday and Sunday every weekend, you can find $215 Weekly events in many different games, like Draw, Stud, Omaha and more, all with guaranteed prize pools! Visit the ‘Tourney’ > ‘Special’ tab in the lobby or type ‘Weekly’ into the tournament filter to find your favorite game.
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