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PokerStars News February 13th

By: PSO Admin @ 09:21 (EST) / 423 / Comment ( 0 )

Here's some of the more interesting numbers that caught our attention this week.

$4,000,000
Guaranteed prize pool for the upcoming Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) XXVIII, which was announced yesterday. There are 35 events across 15 days from March 15-29.
More details: http://Ti.LT/as

€543,700
Winner’s cheque for EPT Deauville Main Event, which was picked up by Ognyan Dimov from Bulgaria. He topped the field of 592 players after seeing off Dany Parlafes from Romania in an entertaining heads-up battle.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1ITyvky

$200,136.96
Rob ‘robtinnion’ Tinnion’s latest six-figure score in the PokerStars Sunday Million, after winning it for the second time in five months last weekend. He outlasted a field of 6,578 players to become only the seventh player to win two Sunday Million titles.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1E0OuHd  
Interview: http://psta.rs/1DIYoiC

$60,000
Up for grabs in Full Tilt’s Cash Knockout promotion. Players can opt-in to the leaderboard and earn a point each time they bust a player at NL Hold’em and PL Omaha ring game tables, including Rush Poker. There are three leaderboards divided by stakes. Leaderboards began on Friday, February 6, but there is still time to get involved, with the promotion finishing on Sunday, February 15.
More info: http://Ti.LT/ak

$30,000+
Two high-stakes, heads-up players (‘Donger Kim’ and ‘TCfromUB’) are fighting a one-on-one battle at PokerStars’ 100/200 No Limit Hold’em tables, with the winner taking an additional prize of $30,000. The challenge arose on Two Plus Two when ‘Donger Kim’ called out ‘TCfromUB’ publicly in this thread: http://psta.rs/1KNvTSU
Blog story: http://psta.rs/1KNw4O0

$2,300 (AUD)
Buy-in to the ANZPT Perth Main Event, which got under way yesterday and plays down to a winner on Sunday, February 15. The wider festival incorporates 12 events, with buy-ins from $150 (AUD) to $4,000 (AUD).
More info: http://psta.rs/1CgSVO4

$388
Total amount in buy-ins it would cost a player to enter every event in the first Full Tilt Classic series, which takes place from February 15-22. The online festival is a return to poker in its purest form – deep-stacked freezeout tournaments, with buy-ins ranging from just $0.50 to a $100 Main Event. The series guarantee stands at more than $300,000.
More info: http://www.fulltilt.com/promotions/full-tilt-classic

24
Hour cash games, fully operated by PokerStars, are set to run during the EPT Malta Poker Festival. With 69 events it will be the largest EPT schedule to date. The festival runs from March 17-28.
More info: http://psta.rs/1vn0sFY

2
No Limit Hold’em six-max Turbo events won in a single day by Adrian Mateos Diaz at EPT Deauville. The 20-year-old Spanish pro won the €5,000 event that kicked off at midday, only to late-register five hours later and win the €2,000 event for a combined €67,740. Mateos Diaz was awarded ‘Rookie of the Year’ at last year’s European Poker Awards and is currently top of Spain’s all-time live tournament money list, with more than $2 million in earnings.

PICTURE OF THE WEEK


Ognyan Dimov and friends raise a glass to the Bulgarian’s win at EPT Deauville. Pic credit: Neil Stoddart.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Check out the full final table replay from the EPT Deauville Main Event.
Watch it: http://psta.rs/1zOHfSR

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