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PokerStars News - March 28th

By: PSO Admin @ 08:30 (EDT) / 356 / Comment ( 0 )

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST – MARCH 26

$1,000,000
Guaranteed prizepool in the Full Tilt FTOPS XXVIII main event. The $1,000 buy-in re-entry event takes place this Sunday, March 29, and is the final tournament in this edition of Full Tilt’s flagship online tournament series.
More info: http://psta.rs/1NcCuHJ

$1,000,000
Also the guaranteed prizepool of the $22 buy-in PokerStars MicroMillions main event, which takes place this Sunday, March 29, at 14:30 ET. $100,000 is also guaranteed for first place.
More info: http://psta.rs/1GS8u09

€810,400
First prize in the EPT Malta main event. The €5,300 buy-in tournament saw 895 players enter, creating a prizepool of €4,340,750. The final table will be webcast this Sunday on PokerStars.tv (more details below).
Updates: http://psta.rs/1Nj3T98

€142,205
First prize won by Greek player Georgios Zisimopoulos in the IPT Malta main event. He overcame a massive field of 1,285 players to win the top prize. This tournament smashed the record for largest ever Italian Poker Tour main event.
More info: http://psta.rs/1GsQawx

445
Total field size of ANZPT Sydney, which concluded this past Monday, March 23. Jim Psaros was the last man standing in this AUD$2,300 buy-in tournament. He took home AUD$183,000.
More info: http://psta.rs/1D1CJUC

6
Number of winners linked to PokerStars at the GPI European Poker Awards, held recently in Malta. Team Pros Liv Boeree, George Danzer and Eugene Katchalov collected awards, as did EPTLive commentator, Marc Convey, French PokerStars Blogger, Victor Saumont, and EPT 11 Vienna.
More info: http://psta.rs/1xiiy2h

PICTURE OF THE WEEK
Full Tilt’s Gold Rush returns with even bigger prizes. Players who participate in Rush Poker tables will have a chance to be swept to a Gold Rush table and receive a mystery prize. The first iteration of Gold Rush was hugely successful and Full Tilt has produced the attached infographic to illustrate this. We encourage media to share this infographic with their readers and communities, and greatly appreciate those who do.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK 
The final table of EPT Malta takes place this Sunday, March 29, and will be webcast with cards-up on a one hour delay from 13.00 CET. It can be viewed at PokerSChoolOnline, or the official PokerStars Facebook, YouTube or Twitch pages, with different language streams available on YouTube and Facebook.

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