PokerStars Brings New Holiday Action to Michigan

PokerStars Brings New Holiday Action to Michigan
Fact Checked by Pat McLoone

With a little luck and some card-playing acumen, Michigan poker players will have an opportunity to enjoy some holiday cheer during PokerStars’ “25 Days of Tournaments.”

The poker series begins Dec. 5, and runs through Dec. 29. PokerStars is offering “25 Days of Tournaments” in several jurisdictions that have legalized internet poker including Michigan, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the province of Ontario. Michigan online casinos are legal for other table games and slots as well.

The main run of tournaments will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET.  There will be two stake levels, at a $10 buy-in and a $50 buy-in.  In addition, PokerStars Michigan will be offering side events -- Half Price Sunday side events on Dec. 10, and High Roller Sunday events on Dec. 17.

Extra Prizes Available Daily

Adding to the festive nature of the poker playing, Poker Stars announced that  “25 Days of Tournaments” will feature daily chests that “will unlock via challenges and a unique daily tournament revealed to players each evening at 9 p.m. ET. There will be extra prizes up for grabs where players have the opportunity to win tickets to sporting events, exclusive items from our Team Pros, and thousands in bonus tickets!”

The PokerStars’ announcement also noted that “alongside daily freerolls, weekly freerolls will be available across all four markets, where select players will hit lucky and receive tickets to random weekly freerolls where they can bag $1,000 in prizes.” will keep you informed on iGaming in the state as well as Michigan casino bonuses.



Bill Ordine

Bill Ordine, senior journalist and columnist for, was a reporter and editor in news and sports for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Baltimore Sun for 25 years, and was a lead reporter on a team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News. Bill started reporting on casinos and gaming shortly after Atlantic City’s first gambling halls opened and wrote a syndicated column on travel to casino destinations for 10 years. He covered the World Series of Poker for a decade and his articles on gaming have appeared in many major U.S. newspapers, such as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald and others.

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