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PokerStars News - April 24th

By: PSO Admin @ 07:39 (EDT) / 387 / Comment ( 0 )

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST – APRIL 23

$1,000,000
Prize won on Wednesday night by Russian player ‘CccpVodka’ in a $5 Spin & Go tournament. The player became the first millionaire of the ‘PokerStars Makes Millionaires’ promotion, which began at the end of March and continues for another month. Runner-up ‘partalios’ from Greece, and third-placed ‘shooLarr’ from Russia, both received $100,000 each. The tournament lasted just 355 seconds.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1Ehcus2

$300,000
Guaranteed prize pool in the Full Tilt MiniFTOPS XXVIII Main Event, which takes place Sunday, May 3 at 13.30 ET. Satellites into the $100 Re-Entry tournament are running now around the clock. Before the Main Event, though, the festival sees another 24 events take place with some huge guaranteed prizes up for grabs.
More info: http://Ti.LT/bW

£182,000
Won by PokerStars qualifier Sam Mitten-Laurence at the latest UK & Ireland Poker Tour Main Event in Nottingham. The UK player topped a field of 1,026 players to win the huge six-figure prize.  A special tribute was paid to David ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott at the event.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1JwWTED

$137,944.12
Amount won by last weekend’s Sunday Million winner ‘CaptainGant’ from Russia. A four-way chop, though, resulted in second-placed ‘**Geka**555’ from Ukraine, receiving slightly more – $142,000.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1JfZW7j

104,939
Number of players who contested last weekend’s Sunday Storm 4th Anniversary tournament, which cost just $11 to enter, creating a prize pool of over $1 million. After nearly 13 hours’ play a winner was crowned – that player being ‘HesBluffingx’ from the Philippines, who pocketed $64,897.18 as part of a five-way deal.
Blog weekend round-up: http://psta.rs/1DlOiRq

10,000
FPPs required for Supernova players to buy the VIP Weekend package to the VIP Club Live event in Sofia, Bulgaria on May 30 via the VIP Store. Supernova Elite players can take advantage of the special package for the discounted rate of 8,500 FPPs. The VIP Weekend package includes two nights’ accommodation, transport, an invitation to meet Team Pros, as well as entry into the exclusive party itself.  Party-only tickets are available for 1,500 for SilverStar players and above, with Supernova Elite players receiving free entry.
More info: http://psta.rs/1OgSr3z

78
Number of scheduled tournaments on the PokerStars and Monte-Carlo®Casino EPT Grand Final schedule, which begins in just four days (April 2 and finishes on May 8. The 11-day festival features a €10,600 EPT Main Event, three High Roller tournaments (€100k, €50k and €25k), a €1,100 France Poker Series Main Event, and a range of lower buy-in tournaments starting at €100.
More info: http://psta.rs/16MbZcw

10th 
Anniversary that the PokerStars Blog is celebrating this week. Head of Blogging, Brad Willis, has published a series of articles that look back at the Blog’s history.
Read more: http://psta.rs/1Po9DBm

PICTURE OF THE WEEK


The Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort is the venue for next week’s EPT season finale in Monaco. Picture credit: Neil Stoddart.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
With the EPT Grand Final just around the corner, why not get in the mood for the upcoming event by watching the full, unedited webcast of the EPT Malta Main Event final table from last month?  
Watch it at: http://psta.rs/1F9xi2W

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