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PokerStars has announced a new set of promotional lottery sit and gos, dubbed "Spin & Go on Holiday," which award luxury holiday packages to lucky winners.
PokerStars Keeps Promo Lottery SNGs in the Lobby with “Spin & Go on Holiday”

Two weeks after EPT Barcelona promotional tournaments ended, PokerStars has introduced new vacation package Spins.


The surprise decision has cut the buy-in options almost by half. The  €0.25, €20 and €50 buy-ins have all been removed from the client, leaving just four mid-range options: €1, €2, €5 and €10.
PokerStars Removes Microstakes and High Stakes Spin and Gos in Spain

The €20, €50 and €0.25 Spins were removed from the client, and the top multiplier reduced to 1000x.


PokerStars has made five millionaires in the last week during its special Spin and Go Anniversary. The online poker giant is celebrating the first year after the introduction of the new lottery-style sit and go tournaments. The three-handed hyper-turbo games pay out a randomized prize pool, from double to thousands of times the buy-in.
New Spin and Go Structure Makes Millionaires in its First Week

New regular $100 tournament triggers two million-dollar prize pools; the $5 promotional special hits three times.


The largest prize now available is set at 10,000x the buy-in, and affects every buy-in level. To accommodate the higher top payout, its frequency has been reduced.
The $1 Million Prize: PokerStars Changes Spin and Go Payouts

New permanent top prize payout introduced on PokerStars’ lottery SNGs.


An in-depth feature of the rise of the lottery-style sit and Go, including its introduction, evolution and impact on the industry.
Six Key Milestones in The Lottery Sit and Go Revolution

Lotteries, Jackpots, Spins, Expressos, Twisters. Whatever you call them, Lottery Sit and Gos have changed the online poker landscape. Here’s how it happened.


New high stakes tournament gives away 1 million euros as a top prize. PokerStars France added a 100 euro tournament in June.
Winamax Matches PokerStars with €100 Lottery Sit and Go

French market lead adds high stakes Expresso tournament with €1 million top prize.


Dubbed the “Sunday 3D,” the new format featured 3-max tables and a rapid structure. The prize pool, however, is not randomized.
PokerStars Trials MTT with Spin & Go Structure

3-Max hyperturbo tournaments get a weekly spot in the PokerStars France weekend schedule.


Winner-takes-all, three-handed hyperturbo sit and go with random prize pool added to PKR. Dedicated mobile clients on the way.
PKR Launches Lottery Sit and Gos

Random prize pool hyperturbos comes to independent online poker room.


PokerStars has extended its low stakes lottery SNGs spectrum with a promotional Spin & Go that costs just €0.25 to enter.
PokerStars Introduces Microstakes Spin & Go Tournaments

25c Spin & Gos available in French and Spanish markets.


The new $100 Spin & Go which PokerStars has added to its customer offer is the highest buy-in version of the lottery SNG the poker room has spread since the new format was introduced.
The Lottery SNG Revolution Continues as PokerStars Adds a $100 Spin & Go

The expanded range renews concerns about the impact lottery SNGs are having on the player ecology.


The promotion was trialled in Spain in May, when players could receive a cash award of up to €1,000 for making a deposit.
PokerStars Brings Spin & Go Style Deposit Bonuses to its Global Market

The Mega Bonus brings fun to the moment of making a deposit.


Full Tilt has reached the first anniversary of the launch of its Jackpot Sit & Go and the numbers reveal the remarkable success of the format.
Full Tilt Jackpot Sit & Go Figures Highlight The Importance of the New Market Sector

In spite of the success achieved by their competitors, 888poker and bwin.party remain without their own versions of the lottery-style SNG.


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