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/Dec/2013

PokerStars News Digest December 7th

By: PSO Admin @ 08:20 (EST) / 463 / Comment ( 0 )

Here's some interesting numbers for you from the world of PokerStars this week.

$7,250,000
Total amount guaranteed in this weekend’s upcoming Million Dollar Sunday, which will see boosted guarantees across 10 ‘Sunday Major’ tournaments. The two headline events of the day are a special Sunday Warm-Up with guarantee increased to $1m from $500k, and a special Sunday Million with a minimum of $5m up for grabs.
Full schedule: http://psta.rs/INv4PB

$578,000,000
Total won by players in the course of 360 ‘Sunday Million’ tournaments since it started in March 2006. On average that’s more than $1.6 million prize pool per tourney!

€835,000
Amount awarded to Ramzi Jelassi for first place at last year’s EPT Prague Main Event. Will it be beaten when the European Poker Tour rocks up in Prague for the Season 10 Main Event next week? Find out from December 12-18 with live updates on the PokerStarsBlog and a live webcast at PokerStars.tv.
More info: http://psta.rs/1jmDnwy

$260,000
Given away to date in the December Golden Sit & Go’s promotion, which continues all this week until December 8. There is $500,000 to be given away in total.
More info: http://psta.rs/1aQ7yvl 

$100,000
More than 1,170 players have won more than $100k in a Sunday Major tourney.

£72,840
Ben Mayhew’s first-place prize money (after a three-way deal was done) at the UKIPT Nottingham Main Event earlier this week.
More info: http://psta.rs/1cWKqKx 

PICTURE OF THE WEEK
Ben Mayhew collapses on the floor following his UKIPT Nottingham victory, before composing himself to sit for the obligatory trophy shot.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
As PokerStars heads into its first Million Dollar Sunday weekend, watch highlights from the Double Vision Sunday weekend on December 1: http://psta.rs/19h7GA1 and http://psta.rs/IFA6MV.

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