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PokerStars News October 24th

By: PSO Admin @ 07:42 (EDT) / 641 / Comment ( 2 )

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

$5,000,000
Guaranteed prize money to be won in the PokerStars MicroMillions 9 championship, which will take place from November 6-16. There are 100 events with buy-ins from $0.11 to $22.
More info: http://psta.rs/HwMQVF

$1,000,000
Guaranteed prize pool that is up for grabs in the PokerStars Red Spade Open, which makes its annual appearance on the tournament schedule this coming Sunday (Oct 26) at 15.00 ET. The buy-in is $55 and there are $250 bounties on the heads of Team Pros and Team Online Pros, with an additional special $1k heads-up match versus Isaac ‘Ike Haxton’ for the person who knocks him out. Qualify online for less than $1.
More details: http://psta.rs/1cqacGY

£499,700
Top prize scooped by German player Sebastian Pauli, who won the EPT London Main Event last weekend to become the 100th EPT champion. The 25-year-old defeated EPT 6 Berlin champion Kevin MacPhee heads-up, while Team PokerStars Pro Jake Cody finished fifth for £133,800.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1DDkEZx   

$350,000
Guaranteed prize pool for the Full Tilt MTOPS Main Event, which reaches its conclusion this coming weekend. The multi-day tournament has a $15 buy-in, and features the final Day 1 flights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, before players who have made it through Day 1 merge to play out Day 2 from 16.00 ET on Sunday, October 26.
More info: http://psta.rs/1wqKFHe 

692
Number of players that competed in the LAPT Peru Main Event from October 15-19, which generated a prize pool of $1,040,420. Both figures set LAPT records for largest and richest tournament held at the Lima stop. The title was won by Oscar Alache from Chile, who became the fourth Chilean player to win an LAPT Main Event.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1rkRy9L  

14
Number of Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) title events, which gets under way today (Friday) at ‘PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams’ and continues for 17 days until November 9. The highlight is the HK $100,000 Main Event, which takes place from Nov 4-8 and has a HK $15,000,000 guarantee.
Full schedule: http://psta.rs/1pqla4r

PICTURE OF THE WEEK


Sebastian Pauli celebrates becoming the EPT’s 100th Main Event winner in London last week. Pic credit: Neil Stoddart.              

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
PokerStars’ newest TV production, Shark Cage, which is aimed at new and casual poker players, is now available to watch on PokerStars.tv. The first heat includes Phil Laak, Team PokerStars Online Pro Lex Veldhuis, and former Seinfeld star Jason Alexander.

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