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/Mar/2016

PokerStars News - March 19th

By: PSO Admin @ 08:28 (EDT) / 484 / Comment ( 0 )

$10,000,000
Guaranteed prize pool for the Sunday Million 10th Anniversary tournament, which takes place this coming Sunday at 14.30 ET (18.30 GMT / 19.30 CET). There are still 200 seats to be given away to the $215 buy-in tournament in a Hyper-Turbo freeroll on March 19, plus Deadline and VIP Bash satellite opportunities right up until the main tournament starts. Harking back to the early days of the Sunday Million, the final table will be hosted by PokerStars’ Lee Jones, who will reprise the role he became famous for nearly 10 years ago. In addition, several Team PokerStars Pros will be playing and Twitch-streaming as they play the tournament, including:
Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier: https://www.twitch.tv/elky
Celina Lin: https://www.twitch.tv/celinalin/
George Danzer: https://www.twitch.tv/george_danzer/
Liv Boeree: https://www.twitch.tv/livboeree
Theo Jorgensen: https://www.twitch.tv/pokerstarstheo/
Randy ‘nanonoko’ Lew: https://www.twitch.tv/nanonoko
Jaime Staples: https://www.twitch.tv/pokerstaples
Felix ‘xflixx’ Schneiders: https://www.twitch.tv/xflixx_teampokerstars
Adrienne ‘talonchick’ Rowsome: https://www.twitch.tv/talonchick
Grzegorz ‘DaWarsaw’ Mikielewicz: https://www.twitch.tv/dawarsaw 
Luka ‘CoreySteel’ Kovak: https://www.twitch.tv/coreysteel111
Jorge ‘Baalim’ Limon: https://www.twitch.tv/baalshin
More details: http://psta.rs/1JpAKfU

$1,000,000
Being given away by PokerStars in a $1 million freeroll. Every real money PokerStars player has the chance to qualify for the tournament, which takes place at 13.04 ET on March 19. To get a ticket to one of the 90-man Sit & Go qualifiers, which run around the clock, players simply need to open their Challenges window and opt-in. A ticket will be released once the player plays one real money hand or enters a real money tournament. If they fail to qualify the first time, they can get a second 90-player Sit & Go Satellite ticket by depositing $20 or more using bonus code ‘MILLION1’.
More info: http://psta.rs/2257XTN

$177,229.79
First prize won by latest PokerStars Sunday Million champion Mustapha ‘Lasagnaaammm’ Kanit. The Italian player, who resides in Austria, topped a field of 5,717 to claim $177,229.79 in prize money. In under a year Kanit has won three EPT high roller events (for more than €2 million), the SCOOP Main Event for $1.3 million, and the Sunday Supersonic on PokerStars just last week for $48,000.
Blog post: http://psta.rs/1MablZB

€69,846
Top prize scooped by Pablo Gordillo in the ESPT7 Madrid Main Event, which came to a finish on March 13. Gordillo topped a field of 491 players from 33 countries to win €69,846.

$63,472.20
Top prize won by Christian ‘CMoosepower’ Elgstrøm in last weekend’s FTOPS Main Event. The Danish player, who was the PokerStars TCOOP 2014 Player of the Series two years ago, finished first out of 815 players in the $500 tournament.

$1,500
Prize pool on offer for the Fiesta Freerolls on Full Tilt, which are running until March 27 as part of the Fiesta promotion – players just need to login and play. In addition, players who earn 10 Full Tilt Points in a given day are eligible to enter Fiesta Jackpot Sit & Go Freeroll Tournaments on Full Tilt the next day. The freeroll events have a prize pool of up to $1,000 and players can enter each day.
More info: http://ti.lt/fJ

€10
Buy-in to the special EPT Grand Final Spin & Go tournaments, which are available to play on PokerStars now, and award €9,000 EPT Grand Final packages as the top multiplier prize.
More info: http://psta.rs/1QJ9uLq

PICTURE OF THE WEEK
Attached are images of this week’s Sunday Million champion, Mustapha ‘Lasagnaaammm’ Kanit. The Italian star has bossed EPT high roller events and PokerStars’ online tournaments over the past year. Can he go deep in this weekend’s Sunday Million 10th Anniversary? And will there be a surge in poker players wearing bow ties?

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Team PokerStars Pro and Twitch poker sensation Jaime Staples presents a highlights video of EPT Grand Final Spin & Go’s. Staples has had some success himself this week, coming third in the Big $109 for $6,800 and final-tabling another tournament at the same time. He was Twitch-streaming at the time and reached 10,000 viewers. Video highlights of his play are here: http://psta.rs/22pjvBi 
Watch EPT Grand Final Spin & Go’s: http://psta.rs/1Vf3tYP

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