Winter is coming – with ₹2,19,00,000 GTD

One week, 48 unmissable events: Winter Series is back. And this time we're turning up the heat between January 20-26 with a massive 2,19,00,000 in guarantees!

The Winter Series features 48 must-play events including the ₹7,700 Progressive Knock Out Main Event with a huge ₹50 Lacs GTD. Our PokerStars ambassadors will also be getting involved - you can win a ₹2,000 bounty if you knock out Sharad Rao or Muskan Sethi in featured events. With 24 PKO tournaments and Low, Medium and High buy-ins across the week, you won't be left out in the cold.

And that's just the tip of the iceberg – we’re making the Winter Series even more special with some massive additional giveaways including:

  • ₹70,000 in free Winter Series tickets added to daily Winter Series Freerolls
  • High Roller Freebuy ₹3,00,000 added in tickets and the opportunity to rebuy for ₹500!
  • Main Event Freebuy₹3,85,000 added in tickets and the opportunity to rebuy for ₹500!
  • ₹1,80,000 in Winter Series tickets added to Second Chance Freerolls
  • Win your share of ₹5,00,000 in cash prizes on the Winter Series Leader Board!

Full details about Winter Series offers and the Winter Series Leader Board can be found below the tournament schedule.

Winter Series Tournament Schedule

DateTime (IST)TournamentBuy-inGuarantee
January 20 14:00 Winter Series-1: Winter Warm-Up ₹1,100 ₹2,00,000
January 20 17:00 Winter Series-2: Deepstack Progressive KO ₹550 ₹1,00,000
January 20 19:30 Winter Series-3: Monday Hustle Special Edition ₹4,400 ₹10,00,000
January 20 20:30 Winter Series-4: Mini Big – Rebuy ₹550 ₹1,50,000
January 20 21:30 Winter Series-5: Zoom 3-Max Progressive KO ₹1,650 ₹2,50,000
January 20 23:00 Winter Series-6: Deep Hyper ₹1,100 ₹1,50,000
January 20 23:59 Winter Series-7: Ultrasonic Progressive KO ₹880 ₹1,50,000
January 21 14:00 Winter Series-8: Afternoon on Stars ₹1,100 ₹1,50,000
January 21 17:00 Winter Series-9: Bubble Rush Progressive KO ₹550 ₹1,00,000
January 21 19:30 Winter Series-10: Sixth Sense Special Edition ₹3,300 ₹12,00,000
January 21 20:30 Winter Series-11: Win the Button ₹550 ₹1,25,000
January 21 21:30 Winter Series-12: 8-Max Progressive KO ₹1,650 ₹3,00,000
January 21 23:00 Winter Series-13: Supersonic ₹1,100 ₹1,50,000
January 21 23:59 Winter Series-14: Ultrasonic Progressive KO ₹880 ₹1,50,000
January 22 14:00 Winter Series-15: Afternoon on Stars Progressive KO ₹1,100 ₹1,50,000
January 22 17:00 Winter Series-16: Deepstack Progressive KO ₹550 ₹1,00,000
January 22 19:30 Winter Series-17: Night on Stars ₹2,750 ₹10,00,000
January 22 20:30 Winter Series-18: Primetime Grind Progressive KO ₹550 ₹1,50,000
January 22 21:30 Winter Series-19: Deepstack ₹1,650 ₹3,00,000
January 22 23:00 Winter Series-20: Deep Hyper, Progressive KO ₹1,100 ₹1,50,000
January 22 23:59 Winter Series-21: Supersonic ₹880 ₹1,25,000
January 23 14:00 Winter Series-22: Afternoon on Stars ₹1,100 ₹1,50,000
January 23 17:00 Winter Series-23: 3 Stacks, Freezeout ₹1,100 ₹1,00,000
January 23 19:30 Winter Series-24: Highroller Special Edition ₹15,000 ₹30,00,000
January 23 20:30 Winter Series-25: Primetime Grind ₹550 ₹1,25,000
January 23 21:30 Winter Series-26: The Classic Progressive KO ₹2,200 ₹5,00,000
January 23 23:00 Winter Series-27: Bigstack Turbo ₹1,100 ₹1,75,000
January 23 23:59 Winter Series-28: Ultrasonic PKO ₹880 ₹1,50,000
January 24 14:00 Winter Series-29: Afternoon on Stars ₹1,100 ₹1,50,000
January 24 17:00 Winter Series-30: 6+ Progressive KO ₹880 ₹1,00,000
January 24 19:30 Winter Series-31: Uppercut Progressive KO Special Edition ₹4,400 ₹15,00,000
January 24 20:30 Winter Series-32: Primetime Grind ₹550 ₹1,25,000
January 24 21:30 Winter Series-33: 4-Max Progressive KO ₹1,650 ₹3,00,000
January 24 23:00 Winter Series-34: Ultrasonic Progressive KO ₹1,100 ₹1,50,000
January 24 23:59 Winter Series-35: Supersonic ₹880 ₹1,25,000
January 25 14:00 Winter Series-36: Afternoon on Stars ₹1,100 ₹1,50,000
January 25 17:00 Winter Series-37: Heads-Up, Zoom ₹550 ₹1,00,000
January 25 19:30 Winter Series-38: Eliminator Special Edition ₹2,200 ₹10,00,000
January 25 20:30 Winter Series-39: Primetime Grind Progressive KO ₹550 ₹1,00,000
January 25 21:30 Winter Series-40: Omania ₹1,650 ₹1,50,000
January 25 23:00 Winter Series-41: Ultrasonic Progressive KO ₹1,100 ₹1,50,000
January 25 23:59 Winter Series-42: Supersonic ₹880 ₹1,25,000
January 26 14:00 Winter Series-43: Final Day Warm-Up ₹1,650 ₹3,00,000
January 26 17:00 Winter Series-44: Main Event ₹7,700 ₹50,00,000
January 26 20:00 Winter Series-45: The Big Crunch ₹3,300 ₹15,00,000
January 26 20:30 Winter Series-46: Winter Storm ₹330 ₹2,00,000
January 26 23:00 Winter Series-47: Ultrasonic Progressive KO ₹1,100 ₹1,50,000
January 26 23:59 Winter Series-48: Last Chance Supersonic ₹880 ₹1,25,000

Please Note: schedule may be subject to change

Winter Series Daily Freerolls: Qualify for free!

You can play Winter Series events for free with Daily Freerolls, running January 20-26. With ₹10,000 in Winter Series tickets given away each day, keep checking your lobby for the start times!

The top finishers in each Daily Freeroll will be awarded Winter Series tickets. These can be used to enter any Winter Series event with the same buy-in as your ticket’s value, or to play a Winter Series satellite of the same value for the chance to qualify for events with an even higher buy-in.

Best of all, there’s no limit to the number of daily Freerolls you can play or the number of tickets you can win!

Winter Series High Roller & Main Event Special Freebuys

Everyone wants to be in the ₹30,00,000 GTD High Roller Event (January 23) and the 50,00,000 GTD Main Event (January 26) – but you could be there without having to pay the buy-in!

Get your ticket to the hottest event this winter with these special free-to-play tournaments:

  • High Roller Freebuy with ₹3,00,000 added in tickets on January 23 at 14:30 IST. Open to all players and with a rebuy of ₹500!
  • Main Event Freebuy with ₹3,85,000 added in tickets on January 26 at 14:30 IST. Open to all players and with a rebuy of ₹500!

Second Chance Freerolls – play more events for less money!

If you play a Winter Series event* but bust without making the money, you’ll receive a ticket to special Second Chance Freerolls. Each one has a huge ₹30,000 in satellite tickets and entries to Winter Series events up for grabs.

These Second Chance Freerolls run daily at 17:00 IST from January 21-26!

*Please Note: In KO events, tickets are awarded to players who don’t finish in the money from the regular prize pool. No freeroll tickets will be awarded for any events on January 26.

Winter Series Leader Board: ₹5,00,000 to be won!

Have you got what it takes to top the Winter Series Leader Board?

Players finishing in the top 150 places of the Winter Series Leader Board will receive cash prizes up to ₹1,00,000.

Here’s what you can win:

1 ₹1,00,000
2 ₹70,000
3 ₹50,000
4 ₹35,000
5 ₹20,000
6 ₹13,500
7-10 ₹8,000
11-20 ₹4,500
21-30 ₹3,000
31-40 ₹2,200
41-50 ₹1,500
51-70 ₹1,000
71-100 ₹750
101-150 ₹500

Please Note: In the event of a tie for any of the above places, the total amount won is used as the tie-breaker. Winter Series Leader Board points are not transferrable in any way and have no value outside of the Winter Series 2020 Player of the Series

Terms & Conditions

Winter Series Freerolls:

  • All Winter Series tickets awarded through daily Freerolls will expire on January 26 and, if unused, will be forfeited.
  • Winter Series tickets to the High Roller Event awarded through the special High Roller Freebuy are only valid to this event and, if unused, will be forfeited.
  • Winter Series tickets to the Main Event awarded through special Main Event Freebuy are only valid to this event and, if unused, will be forfeited.

Second Chance Freerolls:

  • If you are knocked out of a Winter Series tournament before reaching the money, you will be credited with a Second Chance Freeroll ticket.
  • You can use your freeroll ticket for any of the Second Chance Freerolls running from January 21-26.
  • All Second Chance Freeroll tickets awarded through this promotion will expire on January 26 and, if unused, will be forfeited.
  • Winter Series event and satellite tickets won in Second Chance Freerolls will be valid for 365 days. If unused during the Winter Series, they can be used for any regular tournaments or satellites on PokerStars with the equivalent buy-in after the Winter Series ends.

Winter Series Leader Board:

  • This offer commences on January 20 and runs until January 26, 2020.
  • Every time you play a Winter Series event, you will get points based on your finishing position. Only Winter Series events are considered eligible for this promotion.
  • In the event of a tie for the top position of the Leader Board, the total amount won in the series will determine the winner.
  • Leader Board prizes will be credited within 72 hours after the completion of the last Winter Series tournament.

Click here for general promotion Terms and Conditions

Please contact Support if you have any questions about Winter Series.

Daily Bigs

Daily Bigs

PokerStars has tournaments with giant prize pools running every day. Take your shot at the Daily Bigs!

Special Offers

Special Offers

PokerStars has special offers running all year round, with cash prizes, seats to the best live events and much more.