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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!

$40,000,000
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: http://psta.rs/SsxMhz

$109,000
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: http://psta.rs/1AZVVhD

$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: http://psta.rs/1keN6vz

100
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: http://psta.rs/1oxZeby

30
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: http://psta.rs/1u542aQ

7
Latest version of the PokerStars software, which was officially released in beta version to .com, .eu and .es clients this week.
More info: http://psta.rs/1ui9pkm

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

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Episode 1 of the PCA 2014 Main Event is now available to watch on PokerStars.tv.
Watch it here: http://psta.rs/1nyML1B

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