PokerStars are about to reach an insane 40 billion hands dealt to their players since the online poker room opened it's doors in 2001. To celebrate Poker Stars are running a promotion called F40 to reward their players for their dedicated support, which includes hosting the largest Sunday Million to date, and extra prizes for Cash game and Sit n Go players.
To encourage new players to sign up to Poker Stars, any player who makes their first deposit using the PokerStars bonus code for the F40 promotion will have access to all 40 of the PokerStars F40 freerolls, there are five $1000 which take place daily.
PokerStars F40 Promotion
The biggest online poker room PokerStars are inviting you to celebrate their 40 billion hands dealt. Last year February 2009 PokerStars celebrated their 25th billion hand dealt, exactly one year later they are celebrating 40 billion hands which mean they have had 15 billion hands since then.
Here's how you can get in on the action:
Poker Stars F40 First Deposit Freerolls
If you are new to PokerStars download the software and register a new account, if you make your first deposit of a minimum of $10 using the Poker Stars bonus code F40 you can register to play the PokerStars F40 freerolls for free, there are 40 freerolls in total with a prize pool of $1000 which take place daily between the 14th - 21st February 2010. The F40 bonus code will be invalid after the 21st February 2010 use STARS600 instead.
PokerStars F40 freerolls
Date: Daily 14th - 21st February 2010
Times: 08:40, 12:40, 15:40, 19:40, 22:40
Buy-in: FREE for depositing players
Prize Pool: $1000
PokerStars F40 Micro Million
On the 14th February 2010 PokerStars are hosting a million guaranteed tournament for a buy-in of only $40
Poker Stars F40 Micro Million Tournament
Date: 14th February 2010
Buy-in: $40 - satellites available from 10 FPP
Prize Pool: $1,000,000 guaranteed
F40 PokerStars 40 FPP Tournaments
Special 40 FPP tournaments will take place daily with a $40,000 Prize Pool, these tournaments can be found by clicking on Tourney then the special tabs in the Poker Stars lobby.
F40: 40 FPP $40,000 Special
Date: Daily 15th - 21st February 2010
Time: Twice daily (13:40 - 21:40)
Buy-in: 40 FPP
Prize Pool: $40,000
PokerStars Sunday Million
Sundays are the biggest days for poker at PokerStars, on the 21st February 2010 PokerStars Sunday Million will have the biggest prize pool ever with a four million dollar guarantee, the winner will get more than a million for there first place finish.
Poker Stars Sunday Million
Date: 21st February 2010
Prize pool: guaranteed $4,000,000
There are satellite tournaments where Poker Stars players can win their seat to this event for a few dollars.
Poker Stars Cash Games
PokerStars have added some prizes for cash game players, for every million hands dealt up till the 40 billionth hand, that table will all receive $40 for each VPP point that they have earned for the last 40 hands. The player who wins the hand will get double the cash prize of the other players dealt into these milestone hands.
One VPP point will automatically be given to all these players who are dealt into the hand so a minimum of $40 will be thier cash prize. If a players has earned 9 VPP over the last 40 hands the following formula will be used to determine his cash prize.
9VPP + 1 VPP bonus = 10 x $40 = $400 the winner of the hand would get double $800
For the lucky players seated at the table which is dealt the 40 billionth hand will get an extra special payday. PokerStars will give them $400 per VPP earned over the last 40 hands, this prize is 10 times the amount of the millionth hand dealt.
9VPP + 1 VPP bonus = 10 x $400 = $4000 the winner of the hand prize will be doubled $8000
If there is a split pot on this hand all players who split the pot will get double the cash prize.
PokerStars F40 Super Sit & Go
There will be a series of 40 player Sit n Go tournaments the winner of each tournament will win a share of $40k split between all the tournament winners at every buy-in amount.
F40: Super Sit & Go
Date: 14th - 21st February 2010
Time: game starts when table reach 40 players
Buy-in: $1.10, $11, $22, $55
1st place: Share of $40,000
PokerStars Convert FPP to cash
The PokerStars VIP club is have a special where players can sell there FPP for cash, players can exchange 2,500 FPP to $40 available for players at all VIP levels, only one transaction per player.