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/Dec/2015

PokerStars Weekly News

By: PSO Admin @ 08:51 (EST) / 919 / Comment ( 0 )

$4,000,000

PokerStars has announced plans to hold four $1 million freeroll tournaments in 2016. These exciting tournaments will run alongside a series of promotions, events and new products that are planned for 2016.

Blog post: http://psta.rs/1jPTlGn

$2,000,000
The PokerStars Christmas Calendar promotion, with $2 million to be given away by December 25, continues with new daily offers and challenges, including PCA Giveaways, Golden Sit & Go’s, Milestone Hands and much more. The Christmas Calendar is available through the ‘Challenges’ window on the PokerStars desktop client or mobile app.
More info: http://psta.rs/1MH140A

€806,650
First prize up for grabs in the EPT Prague Super High Roller event, which finishes today. The final eight players stand to win at least €107,550, but they’ll all be gunning for the first prize and trophy. It’s a star-studded final table line-up that includes Dzmitry Urbanovich, Sam Greenwood and Steve O’Dwyer.
Live Blog reporting: http://psta.rs/1IH6Yn1

$164,000
Top prize won by the latest PokerStars Sunday Million champion, ‘Langben1’ from Sweden. The six-figure haul was part of a seven-way deal at the final table, with ‘Langben1’ taking the largest amount – and Sunday Million title – from a field of 5,686 players.

Blog post: http://psta.rs/1OSVDQ4

$50,000
The First Class $50K leaderboard, part of the Full Tilt Million Dollar Breakaway promotion, continues until December 16. Players aim to rise up the leaderboard and win a share of $50,000 in prizes.
More info: http://ti.lt/j7

$35,000
Only three weeks left until someone wins the $35,000 cash prize in the 2015 PokerStars Tournament Leader Board (TLB). ‘ismo<3seppo’, who won it last year, is still on course to retain his title with 59,986.88 points at present, but is now closely followed by ‘Sifosis’ with 58,107.53 points. Prizes will be awarded to the top 100 finishers.
More info: http://psta.rs/1XYFikv

29
Episode number of the EPT Not Live podcast, which is now available to listen to online. In this week’s instalment James and Joe recap the first half of the ‘Shark Cage’ final table, and there’s a password to the EPT Live freeroll on December 17.
Listen here: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/ept-not-live/id970248920?mt=2
http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/ept-not-live
https://www.pokerstars.com/ept/podcast/
https://www.pokerstars.eu/ept/podcast/
https://www.pokerstars.uk/ept/podcast/

PICTURE OF THE WEEK

Jaime Staples, who was signed as a ‘Friend of PokerStars’ back in April, is now a fully-fledged member of Team PokerStars Online Pro. Congratulations, Jaime!
Photo credit: Neil Stoddart.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK
The EPT Prague Main Event is being streamed live from December 12-16 on PokerStars.tv. Watch the live coverage daily from 12.00 CET, with a cards-up final table on Dec 16 from 14.00 CET. It can also be viewed on the official PokerStars Twitch, Facebook and YouTube channels.
Watch: http://psta.rs/1NAbtOU

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