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PokerStars News Digest November 29th

By: PSO Admin @ 10:16 (EST) / 856 / Comment ( 0 )

Here's some intesresting numbers from the world of PokerStars this week.

Amount PokerStars is guaranteeing in the upcoming December Festival (Dec 1-22), which includes increased guarantees for Sunday Major tourneys, Golden Sit & Go’s, a Milestone Hand giveaway, a December Mission Week, and the first ever $10m WCOOP Challenge Series. See attached graphic, which media should feel free to republish.
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Total amount awarded to PokerStars players in the MicroMillions 6 festival, which concluded Sunday. It was the second richest MicroMillions festival to date.
Blog Main Event report:

Guaranteed prize money for the UKIPT Nottingham Main Event, which is a 6-Max tournament for the first time. The £1,100 event got under way yesterday (Weds), but Day 1b and 1c are still open for registration. The event concludes on Monday, December 2.
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First prize money won by Carter Gill at the LAPT Grand Final in Uruguay last weekend.
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Number of guaranteed packages (worth $15,468 each) to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in the December 1 ‘PCA Mega Qualifier’ tournament, which takes place at 15.00 ET. Players can buy into the qualifier direct for $700, or win a seat through smaller buy-in satellites that start from just $1. Media accreditation for the PCA event closes December 9:
PCA satellite info:

Number of days until the EPT Prague Poker Festival gets under way. The festival combines Eureka Poker Tour and EPT stops, and the highlight is the €5,300 EPT Main Event.
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PokerStars introduced Zoom Heads Up ring games this week, which are now available at the following tables: No Limit Hold’em, Pot Limit Omaha, Fixed Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit 5 Card Draw.

See how the final table of the MicroMillions 6 Main Event played out, with this cards-up highlights video featuring commentary from David Tuckman:

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