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PokerStars News August 8th

By: PSO Admin @ 10:42 (EDT) / 687 / Comment ( 2 )

Here's a round-up of all the interesting numbers that caught PokerStars attention this week!

Guaranteed prize pool for the 2014 World Championship of Online Poker, which features a massive $10 million guaranteed Main Event and a live webcast of the final table for the first time. There are 66 events in total, with satellites to a selection of them already running.
More info:

Amount won by James ‘Andy McLEOD’ Obst in the latest Super Tuesday tournament. The win means he now has WCOOP, SCOOP, TCOOP, and Super Tuesday titles. He’s just a Sunday Million victory away from becoming the first player to complete the “Stars Slam”.
Blog story and interview:

$11,000 (HKD)
Buy-in to the 21st Macau Poker Cup: Red Dragon event that got under way today at PokerStars LIVE Macau and runs until August 13.
Full schedule:

The milestone EPT festival that will take place in Barcelona – back where the tour began in 2004 – from August 16-27. Once again, the Estrellas Poker Tour will team up with the EPT to create a larger poker festival featuring a total of 43 events. The EPT100 Main Event will run from August 21-27 with a buy-in of €5,300.
EPT schedule:

The date in August for the next VIP Club Live event, which will be held in Hamburg, Germany. Activities at the party include champagne reception with members of Team PokerStars, a jazz band, magician and dancers, cigar and whiskey tasting lounge, plus an open bar, food, Team Online challenges and much more.
More info:

Latest version of the PokerStars software, which was officially released in beta version to .com, .eu and .es clients this week.
More info:

Make the switch to the new PokerStars 7 software courtesy of the ‘Try PokerStars 7’ button in the client.

Episode 1 of the PCA 2014 Main Event is now available to watch on
Watch it here:

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