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PokerStars News Digest January 10th

By: PSO Admin @ 10:00 (EST) / 388 / Comment ( 0 )

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

Guaranteed prize pool for the third annual Turbo Championship of Online Poker, which returns to PokerStars from January 23 to February 2. The highlight is a $2 million guaranteed Main Event featuring a $700 buy-in.
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$8,000,000 (HKD)
The Macau Poker Cup Red Dragon’s guaranteed prize pool, featuring a buy-in of HKD $11,000 (approx. US $1,400). The MPC 20 begins today (January 10) and finishes on January 21, and features a total of 13 Official Asia Player of the Year events.
Full schedule: 

Total prize pool for the PCA Main Event, which continues today (Friday) with Day 3 and finishes on Monday, where the final table players will compete for a first prize of $1,820,420. The field of 1,031 players hail from 65 different countries, but US players have dominated, making up 34% of the field. See attached ‘Greeting from the PCA infographic’ to see past US success in the event.
Live updates: 

First prize pocketed by German player Fabian Quoss, who triumphed earlier this week in the $100,000 Super High Roller event at the 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. Team PokerStars Pro Vanessa Selbst finished third for $760,640.
Blog report:

Number of PokerStars players who made Supernova Elite in 2013. An additional 8,873 players achieved Supernova status.  


Fabian Quoss celebrates his $1.6m Super High Roller win at the PCA earlier this week.

Watch the live webstream of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event through the weekend on The final table will be broadcast on a short delay with cards-up on Monday, January 13 from 14.00 ET (20.00 CET).

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