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PokerStars News - March 14th

By: PSO Admin @ 13:30 (EDT) / 586 / Comment ( 0 )

Here's a look at 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 this coming Sunday (March 15) at 14.30 ET. The winner will get 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

$4,000,000
In cash prizes guaranteed for Full Tilt’s FTOPS XXVIII series, which begins on Sunday, March 15 and continues through until March 29. There are a total of 35 events, with the $1,000 buy-in Main Event guaranteeing $1,000,000. Satellites to all the events are running now.
More info: http://www.fulltilt.com/promotions/ftops

$131,962
Oscar Alache’s winning prize in the LAPT Chile Main Event, which finished on Tuesday, March 10. It was Alache’s second LAPT Main Event win after the Chilean took down the LAPT Peru Grand Final last October. He is one of only three players to have won two LAPT Main Event titles, following Nacho Barbero and Fabian Ortiz.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1C8xLDz  

$30,745
Prize money won by new Team PokerStars Pro Jason ‘jcarverpoker’ Somerville in this week’s PokerStars Super Tuesday event where he finished fifth. The deep run was streamed live to viewers around the world on the PokerStars Twitch channel, which provided a fantastic insight into the thinking and play of a top poker pro. The ‘Run it UP’ show streams every day from 12.00 ET.
Watch it here: http://psta.rs/1Gnkc5K

$2,300 (AUD)
Buy-in to the ANZPT Sydney Main Event, which takes place March 19-23 at The Star Casino. It is part of an eight-tournament stop that got under way yesterday.
More info: http://psta.rs/1AhmGeJ

5
Days until the first EPT Malta Poker Festival gets under way at the Portomaso Casino. The festival takes place from March 17-28 and with 69 events is the biggest EPT stop ever held. Highlights include a €5,300 Main Event from March 23-28, €1,100 IPT Main Event, as well as €25,500 and €10,300 High Roller events.
More info: http://psta.rs/18laWjK

4
Number of Estrellas Poker Tour (ESPT) paysafecard VIP experiences to be won. PokerStars.es recently announced paysafecard as ESPT Season 6 sponsor and as part of the partnership will be running four online freeroll tournaments where each winner will bag flights, accommodation and a €1,100 buy-in to the ESPT Grand Final in Barcelona.
More info: http://www.estrellaspokertour.com/en/offers

PICTURE OF THE WEEK


LAPT8 Chile champion Oscar Alache celebrates winning his second LAPT Main Event title earlier this week. Pic credit: Carlos Monti.     

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Don’t miss Team PokerStars Pro Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier playing this weekend’s 9th Anniversary Sunday Million tournament live on the PokerStars Twitch channel. Viewers will be able to see ElkY’s play throughout the tournament from 16.00 ET and get a password to join a $100 prize pool ‘ElkY Twitch Freeroll’ at 17.00 ET on Sunday. 
Watch it: http://www.twitch.tv/pokerstars

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