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/Nov/2015

Niall Farrell wins EPT Malta

By: PSO Admin @ 08:46 (EST) / 393 / Comment ( 0 )

HK $15,000,000 (approx. US $1.9m)
Guaranteed prize pool in the Asia Championship of Poker Main Event, which takes place November 9-14 at PokerStars LIVE Macau and features a HK $100,000 buy-in. Team PokerStars SportStar Ronaldo Nazario will be playing the event and said: “I am very excited to play in Asia’s largest poker festival during my first visit to Macau. Poker gives me a new challenge in life and I am very glad to compete in Asia where the game is now booming.”
Blog story: http://psta.rs/1XS5SZf
Full 2015 ACOP schedule: http://psta.rs/2015ACOP-schedule

$1,000,000
The PokerStars Spin & Go One Year Anniversary celebrations continue throughout November, with $0.50, $5 and $100 buy-in Spin & Go games offering the chance to win $1 million. Since the promotion started just over two weeks ago, six players have won the seven-figure prize.
More info: http://psta.rs/1l994Bz   

€534,330
First prize won by Niall Farrell from the UK in the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Main Event in Malta last weekend. Farrell topped a field of 651 to take home €534,330 from the €3,154,350 prize pool.
Blog story: http://psta.rs/1Rs6eBL

£300,000
PokerStars’ corporate giving programme ‘Helping Hands’ will be extending its partnership with Right To Play for a second consecutive year. This means an extra £300,000 (US $464,267) will go towards training another 2,500 volunteer coaches around the world. Following this extension the partnership will have helped to transform the lives of over 400,000 children throughout the world.
Blog post: http://psta.rs/1MvLBAw

$97,087.10
First prize won by the latest PokerStars Sunday Million champion ‘nerd2121’ from Germany. The player topped a field of 5,573 to take the biggest share of a $1,114,600 prize pool.
Blog post: http://psta.rs/1SrnRm1 

$88,069.76
Top prize won by Super Tuesday champion Rocco ‘Sephirot88’ Palumbo from Slovenia. A total of 527 players generated a prize pool of $527,000, easily surpassing the $450,000 guarantee.
Blog post: http://psta.rs/1H88vBN

$5,000
There’s only one more week to get free buy-ins or entry to a $5k Flip Freeroll on Full Tilt.
More info: http://ti.lt/gH

50
A surge of voting has now pushed Full Tilt well into the top 50 ranked games on the Steam Greenlight process from over 1,700 listed. But it still needs more to become a fully-fledged game on the Steam Community. Please show your support for Full Tilt by voting for it here: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=524235380
More info: http://ti.lt/hM

17
Number of EPT Main Event titles won by players from the United Kingdom after Niall Farrell’s victory last weekend in Malta. It takes the UK into first place on the all-time leaderboard with one more title than the United States and four more than Germany in third place.

12
Days to dig up a prize nugget during Gold Rush at Full Tilt’s Rush Poker ring game tables. The Gold Rush returns on Wednesday, November 11 and players can snag extra prizes of up to $25,000 instantly.
More info: http://ti.lt/9W

PICTURE OF THE WEEK


The EPT festival in Malta came to an end last Sunday after 11 days of intense competition. The Main Event was won by Niall Farrell from the UK who took home €534,330 and the coveted trophy.
Pic credit: Neil Stoddart.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Team PokerStars Pros Jake Cody and Leo Margets, along with Team PokerStars SportStar Fatima Moreira de Melo will remain as Right To Play partnership ambassadors. The three recently witnessed how much of a difference the charity makes in children’s lives during a trip to Uganda.

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