PokerStars Launches Bubble Rush

Bubble Rush is a new tournament that has been launched by PokerStars.


Those who are regular players or visitors to the site will be intrigued to know how the tournament is designed and how the games work here. The tournament features fast play that promises fast returns of those who are successful and will then slow down for the players who have reached their prize amount. The tournament has already seen active participation among many avid players. For instance, player with code name “Can’tCrushMe” and “Rastabombast” are already into a deal where they have each won amounts over 1,500 in the first tournament of Bubble Rush that was rolled out.

The games in this tournament style have buy ins that start at $0.55 and go up to $33. On the weekends the amount is $109. The games would be round the clock on weekends where there would be about twenty events featured every day. There would also be satellite tournaments of hyper turbo category that are run before every event.

In these tournaments the players can start off with blinds and chips of 10000 which can increase every minute as per the hyper turbo format. The bubble for every tournament breaks when the remaining players cash in. The blind levels increase as the tournament moves to deeper levels.

Registration for the tournaments lasts for about 35 minutes. The blind levels have increase of time after bubble breaks. It varies for each event in the tournament. In the first tournament of Bubble Rush has a playing field of 480 players, where 71 players remained at the end. The chip leader towards the bubble breaking phase was holding 27 blinds. The tournament has already gained popularity among the players and this tournament style will see more participation in the coming days as more events are held.