PokerStars Battle of the Planets
The PokerStars Battle of the Planets promotion gives Sit & Go players the opportunity to win over $3 million in leaderboard prizes every year. With 16 leaderboards to compete in, there is a level for every type of player.
There are 8 different levels in which to compete. Each level has 2 separate leaderboards: 'low orbit' and 'high orbit'. Each race runs from Sunday through Saturday, and the buy-in amounts and prize pool information for each level are provided below.
All Sit & Go’s with less than 40 entrants are eligible to earn leaderboard points. Points are determined by the number of entrants and what place you finish. Points calculations are noted below.
You can view your progress for the week in the PokerStars software by selecting Requests-->Sit & Go Leader Points. You can also view your leaderboard standing in the game client by selecting Requests-->Sit & Go Leaderboards, and then selecting your buy-in level.
Low leaderboard point totals are determined in consecutive 20 game blocks. Games 1-20 count as a block, 21-40 count as a block, and so on. You can play up to 5, 20 game blocks and your highest block counts towards the leaderboard.
High leaderboard point totals are determined in consecutive 100 game blocks. You can play as many 100 game blocks as you wish, with the highest block counted towards the leaderboard.
If you finish in the top 10 in any of the leaderboards, you will gain entry into the monthly triple shootout tournament. The triple shootout awards $50,000 each month.