Race off to a PokerStars Festival for just $2

To celebrate the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot on Thursday, June 22, we are running a special $2 tournament on Sunday, June 18 at 15:00 BST called The Big Race. One lucky player will win a PokerStars Festival package!

Players who cash in the tournament will additionally get a free $5 BetStars bet.

The top finishers will additionally each be allocated at random a horse set to run in the Gold Cup on Thursday, June 22.

The top four horses past the post in the Gold Cup will win the player allocated that horse a prize as follows:

  • 1st - A package to a PokerStars Festival. Choose from Lille, Dublin, or Bucharest.
  • 2nd - Free $100 BetStars bet
  • 3rd - Free $50 BetStars bet
  • 4th - Free $25 BetStars bet

PokerStars Festival events take place in exciting locations across the world. The best players join online PokerStars qualifiers to battle it out for massive cash prizes. Find out more about the world’s biggest poker tours.

Players winning Free Bets can use them at BetStars, which offers betting on a wide range of sports with thousands of markets live every day.

Find The Big Race under the ‘Events’ tab and register now for your chance to play at a PokerStars Festival event for just $2!

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How horses are allocated to top tournament finishers

If there are 15 declared runners for the Gold Cup on June 20, then the top 15 tournament finishers will be allocated a horse. If there were nine horses declared, then it would be the top nine finishers and so on.

If any horse is withdrawn from the race between the date of allocation to players and the race itself, then the affected player(s) will be given a $5 Free BetStars bet.

Read PokerStars general Terms and Conditions.

If you have any questions about The Big Race, contact Support.

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