How to Qualify

Win Your Seat on the Million Dollar Challenge Now!

All PokerStars players in the US and Canada can qualify to be on the Million Dollar Challenge show for free. This is your chance to appear on national TV and play against Team PokerStars Pro and other celebrity poker players for huge cash prizes. Make it to the final round of the show and you’ll get to play Daniel Negreanu for $1,000,000! It’s a life-changing amount of money, and it’s all completely free to play.

Enter a Million Dollar Challenge Qualifier

If you haven’t already done so, download the free PokerStars software and register your account to get started. There are free-to-enter Million Dollar Challenge qualifier tournaments running four times a day at: 20:00 ET, 21:00 ET, 22:00 ET & 23:00 ET. Simply finish in the top 20 in any of the freerolls and you’ll advance through to the pre-casting stage. This means you’ll receive an email asking you to send PokerStars an audition tape, telling us why you think you should be picked to be on the TV show and play for $1,000,000. Impress us and you could find yourself heading off to the studios in Los Angeles to play for huge cash prizes in front of the cameras.

See below for a list of upcoming qualifiers available for registration now. Simply click the tournament name and you’ll be taken directly to the tournament lobby where you can register. You can also find the tournaments in the PokerStars client under the ‘Tourney’ & ‘Regional’ tabs, listed as ‘FOX - PS Million Dollar Challenge [North America]’.

Click here to review the steps on how to progress to the final table.

See below for how to qualify online for Million Dollar Challenge Season 2, plus information about the televised stages.

Click on any of the Steps to reveal how to progress to the final table.



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