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/Oct/2013

PokerStars News Digest - Oct 27th

By: PSO Admin @ 04:42 (EDT) / 467 / Comment ( 0 )

Hello,

Here's some interesting numbers from the world of PokerStars this week!

HK $20,000,000 (US $2,580,000 approx)
Guaranteed prize pool for the HK $100,000 Asia Championship of Poker Main Event, which gets under way with Day 1a on Monday, October 28 at ‘PokerStars LIVE Macau’.
Side event results and reports: http://www.pokerstarsmacau.com/news/


£500,000
Guaranteed prize pool for the UKIPT Isle of Man Main Event, which takes place from October 31 to November 4. A host of Team PokerStars Pros and Online members are playing, including Daniel Negreanu, Jason Mercier and Liv Boeree. What’s more, PokerStars is hosting a special £215 Mega Qualifier to the Main Event this coming Sunday at 16.02 ET with 10 SEATS ADDED! Players can register for the satellite in the client by clicking ‘Events’ > ‘More’ > ‘UKIPT’.
Full details: http://www.pokerstarsblog.com/ukipt/2013/ukipt-isle-of-man-satellites-to-add-seat-142637.html


$100,000
Guaranteed prize pool for the $530 NLH Saturday Night PCA Live tourney (October 26, 14.15 ET) on PokerStars. Two packages to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure are guaranteed, with the remainder of the prize pool awarded in cash.
More info: http://www.pokerstars.com/caribbean-adventure/


$1,000
Amount of money a player can earn through the PCA ‘Refer a Friend’ promotion, which is available now until December 15. Terms and conditions apply. See below link for more details.
More details: http://www.pokerstarscaribbeanadventure.com/qualify/promotions/


6
Number of WSOP bracelets won by Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu, after he took down the WSOPE €25,600 High Roller event for €725,000. In the course of his victory he also became the first player in history to win two WSOP Player of the Year titles (2004,2013). Congratulations, Daniel!
Blog post: http://www.pokerstarsblog.com/wsop/2013/daniel-negreanu-wins-6th-bracelet-wsop-p-142649.html


PICTURE OF THE WEEK
The Villa Marina, where the UKIPT Isle of Man will take place next week.

The Villa Marina in Isle of Man - Photo by Jim Linwood

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Watch a hand from last season’s EPT Grand Final where Russian player Artem Litvinov blows up at former EPT champ David Vamplew: http://www.pokerstarsblog.com/2013/litvinov-blows-up-at-vamplew-with-outbur-142593.html.

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