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/Jan/2014

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.

$15,000,000
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.
More info: http://psta.rs/1ehNp0s  

$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: http://psta.rs/1dBB59y 

$10,000,700
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: http://psta.rs/JMBOxf 

$1,629,940
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: http://psta.rs/1djO453

371
Number of PokerStars players who made Supernova Elite in 2013. An additional 8,873 players achieved Supernova status.  

PICTURE OF THE WEEK


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

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Watch the live webstream of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event through the weekend on PokerStars.tv: http://psta.rs/1gS3IDF. 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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