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/Mar/2014

PokerStars News - March 2nd

By: PSO Admin @ 09:01 (EST) / 438 / Comment ( 0 )

It's all about the numbers and they are constanly being churned out at PokerStars. Here is a few of the more interesting ones that caught our eye this week.

1,269,000,000
Total prize pool in the first ever Sunday Billion, a new weekly play money tournament, which was held on PokerStars.net last Sunday. A total of 1,410 players ‘bought in’ for 1M play money chips each.
More info: http://psta.rs/1hW2Dif

$5,000,000
Guaranteed total prize pool for the MicroMillions 7 championship, which takes place from March 13-23. The championship features 100 events, with buy-ins ranging from just $0.11 to $22.
More info: http://psta.rs/HwMQVF    

$1,000,000
Minimum first prize payout for the Sunday Million 8th Anniversary tournament, which takes place this coming Sunday (March 2) at 14.30 ET. The tournament has an $8 million guaranteed prize pool.  
More info: http://psta.rs/1mefBGc 

$2,200 (AUD)
Buy-in for the ANZPT Perth Main Event, which got under way yesterday at the Crown Casino. Day 1b continues today, with the final table scheduled for Sunday, March 2.
More info: http://psta.rs/MA8TxZ 

1,000
Seats guaranteed to the Sunday Million 8th Anniversary tourney, in an $11 Deadline Satellite held at 13.30 ET on March 2. Players can get a free ticket to this $11 satellite by depositing $30 or more using bonus code ‘MILLION8’.
More details: http://psta.rs/1mefBGc

12
Number of events scheduled for the UKIPT Dublin festival, which got under way yesterday, and finishes on March 3. The highlights are a €770 Main Event that begins today, and a €2,200 High Roller that takes place March 1.
More details: http://psta.rs/1fWdzVW  

3
Number of new Team Online members to join the PokerStars stable this week. The new recruits are Matthias ‘Mati312’ Brandner, Katerina ‘Katerina289’ Malasidou and Luka ‘LukaSteel’ Kovac. 

PICTURE OF THE WEEK
New Team Online member Katerina ‘Katerina289’ Malasidou, who is a hyper-turbo satellite specialist.

Photo courtesy of Neil Stoddart

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Watch to see how Sean ‘wormnorton’ Getzwiller took down last week’s Sunday Million for $232k, in this cards-up highlights video: http://psta.rs/1hrFvog

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