Become the first ever Power Up champion!

Stamp your mark in Power Up history and you could win a share of $5,000. Complete Challenges and climb Power Up Leader Board leagues for your shot at becoming the first ever Power Up champion!

Qualify for the final on February 23 and have your moment in the spotlight thanks to a live Twitch stream! Get your friends to tune in to watch the action unfold and be among the first to hear about a new power being added to Power Up.

Here’s how to qualify:

Step 1: Complete Qualification Challenges

Opt-in via your Challenges Window and play Power Up games from January 28-February 10 to qualify for the Power Up Leader Board league:

ChallengesStart TimeStart DateEnd TimeEnd Date
Masters League Qualification – Week 1 10:00 ET Monday, January 28 23:59 ET Sunday, February 3
Grand Masters League Qualification – Week 1 10:00 ET Monday, January 28 23:59 ET Sunday, February 3
Masters League Qualification – Week 2 00:00 ET Monday, February 4 23:59 ET Sunday, February 10
Grand Masters League Qualification – Week 2 00:00 ET Monday, February 4 23:59 ET Sunday, February 10

There are two sets of weekly Challenges. Complete a full set of four Qualification Challenges for entry to the Leader Board for the Masters League or Grand Masters League. Or, if you don’t complete all four Challenges but do complete at least one, you’ll receive a cash prize.

You can find more details in your Challenges Window.

Step 2: Climb the Power Up Leader Board leagues

There are two Power Up Leader Board leagues with different buy-in levels - the Masters League ($1 or $3 buy-ins) and the Grand Masters League ($7 or $15 buy-ins). Each Leader Board league runs concurrently from February 11-15.

Win Power Up games to earn points and climb the Leader Board league. Finish in one of the top spots to secure your seat in the semi-finals. Bring your A-game, because only the first 40 games will count towards your points total.

Points are awarded as follows:

 

Masters

Grand Masters

Buy-in $1 $3 $7 $15
1st 40 points 50 points 40 points 50 points
2nd 20 points 25 points 20 points 25 points
3rd 10 points 15 points 10 points 15 points

To see the latest Leader Board league standings head to the Power Up tab or click here.

Step 3: Battle it out in the finals

Finish in one of the top three positions of the Masters Leader Board or top six positions of the Grand Masters Leader Board to qualify for the semi-finals, then win to progress to the final. The semi-finals and finals will be held on February 23 and streamed live on Twitch!

Make it to the final three to play for a share of $5,000, including $3,000 for the winner – plus bragging rights of becoming the first ever Power Up champion!

Need to sharpen your Power Up skills ahead of the big event? Check out the full guide on how to play here.

Special Offer Details & Rules

  • This promotion runs from January 28-February 17, 2019.
  • The first Qualification Period starts at 10:00 ET on January 28 and ends at 23:59 ET on February 3. The second Qualification Period starts at 00:00 ET on February 4 and ends at 23:59 ET on February 10.
  • To have your progress measured, you must opt-in to one of the Qualification Challenges via your Challenge window within the client. Any games played prior to opting in will not count towards your progress.
  • Players have five attempts at each Qualification level to complete the Challenge.
  • Each completed Qualification Challenge will award a share of the prize pool below. The prizes will be shared equally amongst all the players that complete each qualification level:
 Qualifier 1Qualifier 2Qualifier 3Qualifier 4
Masters Challenge $350 $400 $450 $500
Grand Masters Challenge $700 $800 $900 $1000
  • All players who complete at least one Challenge will be guaranteed a minimum instant cash reward as follows:
 Qualifier 1Qualifier 2Qualifier 3Qualifier 4
Masters Challenge $0.20 $0.30 $0.40 $0.50
Grand Masters Challenge $0.40 $0.60 $0.80 $1
  • All remaining prizes from the Qualification Challenges will be credited on February 11, once the qualification period finishes.
  • The final Masters and the Grand Masters Leader Board leagues will take place from February 11 at 00:00 ET until February 15 at 23:59 ET.
  • Only the first 40 games after the start of the Leader Board will count towards the Leader Board. Additional games after these 40 games will not award any points.
  • Only real money Power Up games will be eligible in this promotion. Qualifying games and stakes will be displayed in your Challenges Window. Other game variants or games played at Play Money tables are not eligible.
  • Only the top three players from the Masters Leader Board and the top six players from the Grand Masters Leader Board will advance to the semi-finals.
  • No additional prizes will be awarded should a player make it in the top in both Leader Boards.
  • In the event of a player making it to the top in both Leader Boards the player will keep their Grand Masters status, and the fourth-place finisher in the Masters Leader Board will advance to the semi-final event.
  • If two players finish with the same amount of points in the Leader Board, we will determine who advances based on the following:
    • Number of tournament wins
    • Amount of money won
    • Number of opponents eliminated
  • By opting in to this Challenge, you agree to have your Stars ID and score in the final Leader Boards published on OP Poker’s website here (available in English only).

Click here for general PokerStars Terms & Conditions.

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