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PokerStars News - January 1st

By: PSO Admin @ 09:31 (EST) / 174 / Comment ( 0 )

HK$3,000,000 (approx. US$387,084)
Guaranteed prize pool in the Macau Millions 2016 Main Event. The festival kicks off January 8 at PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room, with nine events scheduled across 10 days. Satellites are now running.

Top prize won by ‘Internett93o’ from Brazil in the PokerStars $5M Sunday Million, which took place on December 27. A seven-way deal was done at the final table, with ‘Internett93o’ taking the largest amount of the $6,267,000 prize pool, which was generated by a field of 31,335 players.
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Full Tilt’s ‘The Deal’ jackpot has been won for a fourth time with ‘-RAIVOAPINA-‘ from Finland scooping 50% of the $109,340.78 prize pool to pocket $54,670.39. The other 50% of the jackpot went to 3,884 other players who had played The Deal in the previous 12 hours; they each received $14.07 direct into their accounts.
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Jonathan ‘OMGjonyctt’ Concepcion from the UK is the latest PokerStars Super Tuesday champion. He topped a field of 525 players to win $99,750 from the total prize pool of $525,000. Even more impressive was the fact it was Concepcion’s second Super Tuesday win of 2015.
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Buy-in to the two Aussie Millions Mega Qualifiers, which  are running on January 3 at 14.00 ET and January 10 at 04.30 ET, with each tournament awarding a guaranteed 10 packages to the Aussie Millions Main Event (Jan 25-30) worth more than $9,000 each.
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Number of events on the schedule at the biggest ever PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, which takes place on Paradise Island in The Bahamas from January 6 to January 14. It will be the biggest EPT festival ever held, with the highlight being the $5,300 NL Hold’em Main Event.
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Starting on Friday, January 8, Team PokerStars Pro Jason Somerville will be Twitch-streaming from the PCA with daily commentary on the Super High Roller and Main Event via the PokerStars Twitch Channel.

It’s just one week until the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure returns to The Bahamas and the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island. Check out the video below for a taste of what’s to come.
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