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/Feb/2015

PokerStars News February 20th

By: PSO Admin @ 11:20 (EST) / 316 / Comment ( 0 )

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

$9,000,000
Guaranteed prize pool in the 9th Anniversary Sunday Million, which will take place Sunday, March 15 at 14.30 ET. First prize will be at least $1 million. Satellites into the $215 buy-in event start from just $1 or 50 FPP, and are running around the clock.
More details:  http://psta.rs/1JpAKfU

$1,000,000
Prize pool to be won in the second season of the PokerStars.com Shark Cage. There are three remaining online qualifier seats up for grabs – one for each of the three live heats that will take place during the PokerStars and Monte-Carlo®Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final on April 30, May 1 and May 2. The online qualifiers began on February 16 and run until Sunday, March 1.
More info: http://psta.rs/1vijWRz

$400,000
To be given away to players in a new Mission Weeks promotion that began on February 16 and continues until March 1. Players can find out how to take part and earn the all-important All-in Shootout  tickets by opening the Challenges window in the PokerStars client or mobile app.
More info: http://psta.rs/1yXmr6Q

$200,000
Guaranteed prize pool in the first Full Tilt Classic Main Event, taking place this coming Sunday (Feb 22) at 13.30 ET. The buy-in is $100 and satellites are running now. Of the 16 originally scheduled events, eight more (in addition to the Main Event) remain.
More info: http://Ti.LT/az  

$98,900 (AU)
Michael Kane’s first prize in the PokerStars ANZPT Perth Main Event – the first stop of Season 7 – that finished last Sunday. A deal was struck heads-up with runner-up Stephen McHugh, who earned AU $72,100.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1E61ttn

22
Number of events scheduled to take place at the Eureka Poker Tour Rozvadov (Czech Republic) event from Saturday, February 21 to Sunday, March 1. The highlights include a €1,100 Main Event and €2,200 High Roller.
Full schedule: http://psta.rs/1BFrj7r

2
Full Tilt Classic tournaments won by ‘paddiewaddie’ in the past few days. With eight events down, the player has won a quarter of the tournaments, scoring victories in Event 3 –$1 NL Hold’em for $380 and Event 7 – $5 NL Hold’em for $1,500. He came through fields of 2,040 and 1,624 players respectively. Kudos.

PICTURE OF THE WEEK


ANZPT Perth champion Michael Kane poses for the camera with his winning hand and trophy. Pic credit: Poker Asia Pacific. 

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Watch cards-up highlights of last weekend’s PokerStars Sunday Million tournament, featuring commentary from Nick Wealthall. 
Watch it:  http://psta.rs/17qG9kZ

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