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PokerStars News - February 15th

By: PSO Admin @ 09:47 (EST) / 859 / Comment ( 0 )

It's been another busy week in the world of PokerStars and in this blog we bring you our usual round-up of all the interesting numbers in this crazy game.

111,111,111,111
The palindromic ‘milestone hand’ number that PokerStars dealt on February 1 at a $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold’em Zoom table. It was won by ‘millance84’ who took down the pot of $4.63 with a flush.

$1,600,000 (AUD)
First prize awarded to 22-year-old Canadian Ami Barer, after he defeated fellow Canadian Sorel Mizzi in the APPT Aussie Millions Main Event. The tournament took place at the Crown Casino, Melbourne.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1ffWXIs

€692,160
Total prize pool at the Estrellas Poker Tour Season 5 Main Event in Madrid, which saw more than 700 players from 28 countries compete for the title. The eventual champion was Victor Antoranz, with the Spaniard picking up the largest payout of €97,363 after a three-way deal was done.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/MQOp3K 

109
Number of extra players registered for the EPT Grand Final Main Event versus the same time last year. Of the registrants to date, 22 players won a €14,000 package in last weekend’s $11 Mega Qualifier event on PokerStars.com – more than double the 10 packages that were guaranteed. Incredibly, four of those players qualified for the Grand Final for free, by picking up an $11 tournament ticket as part of a deposit offer.
EPT Grand Final satellites info: http://psta.rs/1bqSmSS

45
Number of EPT Season 10 Player of the Year Points separating German wunderkind Ole Schemion and Team PokerStars Pro Vanessa Selbst, who are currently ranked first and second in the race for the EPT POTY title and €50,000 prize.
More info: http://psta.rs/1djuBAz

PICTURE OF THE WEEK

Ami Barer celebrates his $1.6m Aussie Millions win at the Crown Casino. Photo courtesy of Kenneth Lim.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Check out the cards-up video highlights from the February 9 Sunday Million, which saw ‘VinceVegaMFR’ pocket the first prize of more than $160,000: http://psta.rs/1oq8lJt

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