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PokerStars News - June 24th

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Top prize that can be won in special $5 Spin & Go tournaments, which are running on PokerStars until the end of July. It’s the fourth time a $1 million Spin & Go promotion has taken place, with nine players to date having won a seven-figure score in $5 Spin & Go’s. Who will be the tenth?
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First prize won by latest PokerStars Sunday Million champion, ‘Koby295’, from Germany. The player topped a field of 6,269  entries to claim the title and lion’s share of the $1,253,800 prize pool.
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First prize won by Jonathan Schuman (see attached image) in the PokerStars UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) Main Event in Marbella last weekend. Schuman finished first from a field of 844 to take home €96,159 from the €810,240 prize pool. However, Brazilian player Rodrigo Strong, who won the Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) Chile Main Event in March 2016, pocketed the largest amount (€110,653) after a three-way deal was done. Pic credit: Rene Velli.
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Top prize won by the latest PokerStarsNJ Sunday Special champion ‘BADBEATSBYME’. The player claimed victory after finishing first out of a field of 145.
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Episode number of the EPT Not Live podcast, which is now available to listen to online or download. This is the last podcast before James Hartigan and Joe Stapleton take their six-week summer break. This week James and Joe celebrate Jason Mercier’s success so far at WSOP and the pair are joined by Lex Veldhuis. #EPTNOTLIVE will return on August 11.

The amount that all major daily and Sunday tournaments on PokerStars NJ are having their buy-ins cut by from June 20-26. There are four days left for players to get involved in the Half Price Week promotion, with guarantees kept the same.
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Number of regions taking part in the eighth edition of the PokerStars Americas Cup of Poker (ACP). The live final takes place this weekend at Resorts Casino Hotel in New Jersey. The top five players from each qualified country will represent their nation in the Grand Final and play for a share of $105,000 in prizes.
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On Wednesday, Team PokerStars SportStar, Ronaldo, challenged Neymar Jr to raise his tennis trick. What will Neymar Jr do to #RaiseIt?
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