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/Apr/2014

PokerStars News April 13th

By: PSO Admin @ 08:13 (EDT) / 437 / Comment ( 0 )

Here's a quick look at all the interesting numbers that caught the eye of the PokerStars Team this week.

₩$150,000,000 (US $142,200)
Amount won by APPT Seoul victor Chane Kampanatsanyakorn, who went one better than last year’s runner-up finish in the same event.
More info: http://psta.rs/1iAfIcu 

$1,000,000
Amount guaranteed in the Sunday Storm 3rd Anniversary tournament, which will take place Sunday, April 13 at 13.30 ET. The buy-in is just $11, and there is at least $100,000 guaranteed for first.
More info: http://psta.rs/1myvLKz 

PHP 50,000 (US $1,100)
Buy-in for the APPT Manila Main Event, which has just been added to the Season 8 schedule. The event will take place from July 2-7. The six-day festival will incorporate five Official Asia Player of the Year events.
Blog story: http://psta.rs/1eofsR2

$163,000
First-place prize money won by ‘Monchonidas’ from the UK in last weekend’s Sunday Million. As a result of a four-way deal, second-placed ‘insanocut’ also received the same amount, while third-placed ‘Filurn’ from Denmark won the biggest prize of $186,599.61. Team PokerStars Pro, Christophe ‘chrisdm’ de Meulder, finished sixth for $49,242.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1kNDcwj

48
Number of events at the PokerStars and Monte-Carlo®Casino EPT Grand Final. The festival kicks off with a France Poker Series (FPS) Main Event that gets under way on April 22, featuring a €1,100 buy-in. The EPT highlights include the €100,000 Super High Roller (April 24-26), the €10,600 Main Event (April 26-May 2), and the €25,500 High Roller (April 30-May 2).
More info: http://www.europeanpokertour.com/tournaments/grandfinal/  

12
Number of days that the EPT Sanremo poker festival spans, incorporating the latest Italian Poker Tour stop, which began yesterday (Wed, April 9). Highlights of the EPT festival include the €4,900 Main Event (April 14-20), the €10,300 High Roller (April 18-19) and €770 IPT Main Event (April 9-14).
Full schedule: http://psta.rs/1hl3xmF

PICTURE OF THE WEEK
PokerStars ambassador Rafa Nadal is pictured here receiving his charity tournament trophy back in November. This week, in what represents one of his biggest challenges to date, Rafa will face off against Team PokerStars Pro Vanessa Selbst in an exhibition-style heads-up match at Casino de Monte Carlo. Full story is on the PokerStars Blog: http://psta.rs/1hDsaWJ 

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Don’t miss the EPT Sanremo live webcast, which will be broadcast on PokerStars.tv from April 16-20 starting at 12.00 CET. The final day (April 20) will begin an hour later and be shown ‘cards-up’ on a one-hour delay.

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