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/Mar/2014

PokerStars News March 23rd

By: PSO Admin @ 09:37 (EDT) / 699 / Comment ( 0 )

Here's a quick look at all the interesting numbers that caught our eye at PokerStars this week.

$5,126,639.16
Total prize pool awarded to players in MicroMillions 7 after 71 events. The low-stakes championship continues until Sunday, March 23, when the $22 Main Event, featuring a $1 million guaranteed prize pool, takes place.
More info: http://psta.rs/HwMQVF

978,258
Number of tournament entries so far in MicroMillions 7, with 71 of 100 events completed.
More stats: http://psta.rs/1etZ11M

C$2,000,000
Guaranteed prize pool for the C$3,300 Canada Cup Main Event, which takes place at the Playground Poker Club in Montreal from May 22-28. The full festival features a total of 12 events over 13 days. Qualifiers are now running on PokerStars.com and PokerStars.net.
Full schedule: http://psta.rs/1kPbOir 

1,804
Number of players in the 2014 Macau Millions Main Event, which set a new record for largest tournament ever held in Asia. The event took place at ‘PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams’ from March 7-16 and was won by Hao Chen, from China, for HKD $550,000 (approx. US $71,000).
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1mkDgr6

1,432
Number of players in the Eureka Poker Tour Vienna Main Event, which is a new record for the tour. The tournament finishes on Sunday when the winner will get a massive €244,270. The EPT Vienna €5,300 EPT Main Event gets under way on Sunday and the festival runs through to March 29.
Full schedule: http://psta.rs/1boEJ5H

60
The maximum amount of time, in seconds, saved before each Heads-Up Sit & Go Tournament as a result of a new “I’m ready” button that appears at the start of a PokerStars HU Sit & Go. The table feature enables players to avoid an unneccesary wait once both players have clicked the button.

PICTURE OF THE WEEK
Rafa Nadal and Team PokerStars Pro, Daniel Negreanu, pose for the camera during the Rafa vs The World challenge.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Watch Rafa Nadal take on – and beat – players from around the world in a Zoom 6-Max challenge that took place on the PokerStars Facebook App on Wednesday:

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