WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST – JANUARY 12
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 carries a $2.5 million guarantee and will take place on January 29. A $27 low stakes edition will also take place.
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First prize won by Jason ’jakoon1985‘ Koon in the PokerStars Championship Bahamas Super High Roller. Koon beat a field of 41 players to claim the largest payout and trophy from the $5,239,080 prize pool.
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The amount won by one lucky player on PokerStars Casino’s Winstar this week.
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Hungarian poker player Balazs ‘birs320’ Botond cashed $158,981.69 in the PokerStars Sunday Million after beating a field of 5,592 players to claim the largest payout from the $1,118,400 total prize pool.
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The PokerStars Festival London Spin & Go promotion launched yesterday with a Main Event seat worth £990 as the top prize. The Spin & Go buy-in is £50, is open only to UK players and runs from January 11 to January 20.
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Morris Dadoun, an 84-year-old Toronto man, was living his dream at the PokerStars Championship Bahamas this week. Toronto based Dadoun won his $5,000 Main Event seat in a charity tournament.
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The number of winners so far at the PokerStars Championship Bahamas. These winners include Jason Koon, Jeff Gross, Nicola Basile, Salman Behbehani, Bryn Kenney, Dario Sammartino, Isaac Haxton, Oleksii Khoroshenin and Rocco Palumbo.
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PHOTO OF THE WEEK
PokerStars Championship Bahamas is in full swing and this week saw superstar Aaron Paul join fellow actor Kevin Hart on the PokerStars felt.
Pic Credit: Carlos Monti and Rational Intellectual Holdings Ltd.
VIDEOS OF THE WEEK
- Team PokerStars SportStar Cristiano Ronaldo shows off his culinary skills in his latest #raiseit instalment by combining sporting trick shots and everyday tasks.
- Live coverage of the PokerStars Championship Bahamas Main Event is available daily on PokerStars TV from 12:00ET.