Omaha Week on PokerStars - win up to $5,000 a day, play exclusive freerolls and much more!
From May 23-29
, PokerStars players will be going crazy for Omaha Week
with so much going on! You will have the opportunity to complete the Omaha Card Hunt Puzzle for your chance of being awarded a random prize up to $5,000 cash every day and play for your share of $1,000 in daily Omaha freerolls. Plus earn 50% extra towards completing VIP Steps and collecting StarsCoin when you hit the Omaha tables during our Happy Hours on PokerStars.
As if that's not enough, Team PokerStars Pro Online's Lex Veldhuis
and Roy Bhasin
will stream as they play Omaha on Twitch and write exclusive articles with tips and strategy to help improve your game. Read on to find out how you could win a percentage of Marc-Andre Ladouceur's action during the week!
Explore the enhanced Omania Tournament schedule
. The week's highlight is the Sunday Grand PLO tournament with a buy-in of $1,050 on Sunday, May 24 at 15:30 ET.
Omaha Card Hunt
- Open your Challenge window and opt-in to the Omaha Card Hunt
- You will receive a daily puzzle with 30 cards - 10 each of Queens, Kings and Aces.
- Win a hand playing at an Omaha cash table or in an Omaha Zoom game (stakes of $0.05/$0.10 or higher) where your highest hole card matches one of your puzzle cards, and collect that card.
- Suits are not relevant, for example if you win a hand with an Ace of nay suit then you will collect one of the Ace puzzle pieces.
- You can only collect one puzzle piece per hand.
- Complete the daily puzzle by collecting all cards and receive a random award from $1 up to $5,000 in cash.
- You can win up to $5,000 every day of Omaha Week.
The chances of getting each random rewarded prize are as follows:
- Reward (USD) Probability
- $5000 cash 0.0020%
- $500 cash 0.0050%
- $50 cash 0.0420%
- $25 cash 0.2000%
- $10 cash 2.0000%
- $5 cash 9.7510%
- $2.50 cash 44.0000%
- $1 cash 44.0000%
$1,000 Omaha Freeroll tournament at 14:00 ET every day during Omaha Week.
Omaha Happy Hours
Earn 50% extra towards completing VIP Steps and collecting StarsCoin in Omaha ring games (including Zoom) and Sit & Go tournaments during special Omaha Week Happy Hours.
Heads-Up Sit & Go's and ring games receive 30% extra towards completing VIP Steps and collecting StarsCoin during Omaha Week Happy Hours.
Omaha Happy Hours will run at the following times
- 04:00-05:00 ET
- 12:00-13:00 ET
- 20:00-21:00 ET
Don't miss the Omaha tournaments this week! Check out the new Omania Tournaments schedule. The highlight of the week is Sunday's Grand PLO tournament with a buy-in of $1,050 - Sunday, May 24 at 15:30 ET.
Watch Team PokerStars Pro Online member Lex Veldhuis and Roy Bhasin streaming Omaha tournaments live on Twitch.
- Lex will be streaming Monday-Friday from 06:00-10:00 ET
- Roy will be streaming Monday-Friday 16:00-18:00 ET
Both Lex and Roy will also both be playing and streaming the $1,050 high stakes tournament on Sunday.
And there's even more! During this exciting week you will be able to post your Omaha questions in the poker forum
here at PokerSchoolOnline for a chance to win a percentage of Marc-Andre Ladouceur's action during the week. Marc-andre will be giving away 5% of his action to four lucky PokerSchoolOnline members so don't miss out, get posting in the forum today!
- This promotion will run from 10:00 ET on May 23, 2016, to 23:59 ET on May 29, 2016.
- Each daily puzzle will start at 00:00 ET and expire at 23:59 ET, with the exception of the puzzle on May 23, which will start at 10:00 ET and expire at 23:59 ET.
- You must opt-in to each daily puzzle by hitting the 'Start' button in your Challenge Window to have your progress measured. Any hands played prior to opting-in will not count towards the puzzle progress.
- Only when you have completed the full Card Hunt puzzle will you receive your cash reward.
- There is no reward for collecting an individual puzzle piece.
- Random reward cash prizes will be displayed in your Challenge Window. Cash rewards will be credited instantly and will be yours to keep, with no restrictions, and no earning requirements.
- Puzzle pieces can only be collected by playing real money Omaha High (No Limit Omaha, Pot Limit Omaha, Limit Omaha) cash games or Zoom cash games at stake level $0.05/$0.10 or higher. Other game variants including Omaha Hi/Lo games (NoLimit Omaha Hi/Lo, Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo, Limit Omaha Hi/Lo), hands played at Play Money tables, in heads-up games, or hands played in any tournament format are not eligible.
- Puzzles cannot be completed by playing at stake levels$0.01/$0.02 and $0.02/$0.05 (blinds).
- Every time a player wins a hand in cash or Zoom Omaha games where their highest hole card matches a card in their puzzle, they will collect that puzzle piece. When they have collected all pieces in the puzzle they will receive a random reward ranging from $1 in cash up to $5,000 in cash.
- You can only match your highest hole cards (the four cards you are dealt) with puzzle pieces. Community cards cannot be matched.
- Only winning hands, pre or post-flop, will be matched towards your puzzle pieces. If you lose the hand it will not count, and you will not collect the piece.
- 50% more progress towards completing VIP Steps and collecting StarsCoin in Omaha ring games (including Zoom) and Sit & Go tournaments during special Omaha Week Happy Hours.
- Heads-Up Sit & Go's and ring games only receive 30% extra towards completing VIP Steps and collecting StarsCoin during Omaha Week Happy Hours.
- Extra progress is marked in tournaments that start during Happy Hour, even though points are credited after you finish.
- Omaha happy hours will be run at the following times: 04:00 – 05:00 ET, 12:00 – 13:00 ET & 20:00 – 21:00 ET.