WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST – JULY 7
Top prize that can be won in special $5 Spin & Go tournaments, which are running on PokerStars for just three more days.
More info: http://psta.rs/22UmnWI
First-place money pocketed by ‘Jay-Syl11’ from Australia in the latest PokerStars Sunday Million tournament. The player beat ‘bogurdan’ from Russia heads-up to win the huge six-figure sum from a prize pool of $1,133,600.
Blog story: http://psta.rs/29mOFpD
Amount won by ‘dmmberry’ in this week’s Super Tuesday tournament on PokerStars. The Canadian player bested a field of 308 to grab the biggest share of the $308,000 prize pool.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/29hVupH
The PokerStars New Jersey $50K Summer Daily Challenge promotion runs until July 17. Players simply need to complete a daily challenge to get entry to an all-in shootout with $1,000 added. In addition to the $50K Summer Daily Challenge, players have the chance to win even more cash in the $30,000 Summer Bonus Challenge Freeroll on July 16.
More info: http://psta.rs/290xqud
Points accumulated by Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier in the 2016 GPI WSOP Player of the Year leaderboard. It puts him more than 700 points ahead of Martin Kozlov, who is in second place on 1410.84, and makes Mercier a huge favourite to win this year’s award. He has racked up 10 cashes, including two wins and a runner-up finish so far this Series. Daniel Negreanu is the second highest-placed Team PokerStars Pro, currently in 8th position on 1305.38 points.
PICTURE OF THE WEEK
Neymar Jr shows the world a different kind of hat-trick in his latest #RaiseIt video (see below). Here's a teaser of what to expect.
VIDEOS OF THE WEEK
The #RaiseIt challenges are continuing and this week Team PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree has stepped up to the plate with an unreal basketball trick, while Neymar Jr posts his latest feat, too.