Published on 2006-08-03 23:12:39

The biggest online poker championship in the world is slated to start September 16th. The event will last 2 1/2 weeks, and will be hosted at the world's largest online poker room, PokerStars.com. There will be $10 million dollars guaranteed for the 2 1/2 week event, capped off by a $3 million guaranteed tournament on Sunday, October 1st. Pokerstars will be hosting numerous satellites to these events, which is probably your best way to gain entry. For instance, the $3 million guarantee tournament has a buyin of $2,600. With 10,000 in starting chips and 30 minute levels, and an anticipated 2500+ players, you can expect this tournament to run about 18-20 hours. Here is the complete schedule:

September 16th -- $215 RAZZ Event ($100,000 guaranteed)

September 17th -- $530 NL Holdem Event ($1.5 million guaranteed)

September 18th -- $320 Pot Limit Omaha w/ Rebuys ($400,000 guaranteed)

September 19th -- $215 No Limit Hold'em Match Play ($300,000 guaranteed)

September 20th -- $530 Limit Omaha Hi/Lo ($300,000 guaranteed)

September 21st -- $215 No Limit Hold'em (rebuys) ($1 million guaranteed)

September 22nd -- $215 Limit Hold'em ($200,000 guaranteed)

September 23rd -- $215 HORSE ($100,000 guaranteed)

September 24th -- $1050 No Limit Hold'em ($1 million guaranteed)

September 25th -- $320 Seven Card Stud ($100,000 guaranteed)

September 26th -- $320 Pot Limit Omaha8 ($200,000 guaranteed)

September 27th -- $320 Pot Limit Hold'em ($400,000 guaranteed)

September 28th -- $530 Seven Card Stud High/Low ($200,000 guaranteed)

September 29th -- $530 Pot Limit Omaha ($300,000 guaranteed)

September 30th -- $5200 HORSE ($100,000 guaranteed)

September 31st -- $1050 Limit Hold'em ($400,000 guaranteed)

October 1st -- $2600 No Limit Hold'em ($3,000,000 guaranteed)

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