WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST – DECEMBER 8
Total guaranteed prizes that PokerStars players can win in the PokerStars Christmas Calendar promotion until December 25. The daily offers and challenges include Christmas Giveaways, CardHunt, Freerolls and more. The Christmas Calendar is available through the ‘Challenges’ window on the PokerStars desktop client and mobile app.
More info: http://psta.rs/2g9HDcS
First prize won by Irish poker player ‘myleftfoot33’ in the PokerStars Sunday Million who beat a field of 5,235 players to claim the largest payout from the $1,047,000 total prize pool.
More info: http://psta.rs/2gzgTPb
Total in guaranteed prize pools in TCOOP 2017, which kicks-off January 18 and runs for ten days featuring every variation of poker all played at turbo speed. The $1,000 Main Event will take place on January 29.
More info: http://psta.rs/2g5L7gn
Buy-in for the prestigious EPT High Roller that kicks off on December 12 at the European Poker Tour Prague poker festival. The EPT schedule has a whole range of exciting tournaments you won’t want to miss, including the €1,100 Eureka Main Event on December 9 and the €5,300 EPT Main Event on December 13. Players can join the 187 Spin & Go qualifiers at EPT Prague which starts today and runs until December 19 at the Hilton Prague Hotel.
More info: http://psta.rs/2fI3ljd
The number of players who have qualified for the PokerStars Championship Bahamas; 118 of the $10,565 packages have been won through Spin & Go tournaments and the remaining 106 seats through regular satellites. Players still have until December 11 to play special edition $10 Spin & Go tournaments to qualify for a trip to the Bahamas and a chance to win life-changing money.
More info: http://psta.rs/2fkpLrb
Episode number of this week’s EPT Not Live podcast, which is now available to stream or download.
James and Joe are joined by Former Prague resident Sam Grafton who provides some tips on places to go and things to do in the Czech capital during EPT Prague. Joe re-lives his experience hosting 236 hours of Twitch coverage of the GPL Finals, and there’s a brief recap of the latest TV show: the €2k Estrellas High Roller final table.
The number of days of the PokerStarsNJ.com online Christmas Festival Carnival of Tournaments, running from December 5 -18, including a $100,000 Main Event on December 18. This two-week tournament festival has something for players of all levels.
More info: http://psta.rs/2h8XyrM
The MicroMillions Marathon takes place on December 11 as part of the PokerStars online Christmas Festival promotion. The micro stakes extravaganza delivers 25 tournaments with buy-ins from as little as $0.11 all the way to the $22 $1million GTD Main Event, which guarantees $100,000 for the winner and cash prizes for 7,000 participants.
More info: http://psta.rs/2gjuUDe
The numbers of weeks players are able to opt-in for the PokerStars Casino Challenges Christmas promotion. Players can complete weekly Casino Challenges to win rewards every week in December and will also be automatically entered into a weekly All-In-Shootout with a prize pool of $25,000 when they do.
More info: http://bit.ly/2h6mTQp
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Poker and casino games have been launched in Portugal on PokerStars following receipt of a local license to offer regulated gaming.
Pic credit: PokerStars
VIDEO OF THE WEEK
On Wednesday, Team PokerStars SportStar Cristiano Ronaldo challenged Dywane Wade to raise his latest trick. What will the pair do next to further #RaiseIt?
More info: http://www.nowraiseit.com/#/uk/