WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST – NOVEMBER 3
The inaugural PokerStars New Jersey Championship of Online Poker (NJCOOP) finished by paying out a record breaking $1,405,276, making it the richest series since online poker became regulated in New Jersey.
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Top prize won by EPT13 Malta Main Event champion, Aliaksei Boika. The Belarussian topped a field of 468 players to claim €355,700 in prize money from €2,269,800 prize pool.
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The amount won by one lucky player on PokerStars Casino’s Pig Wizard. This German player waged $0.20 and won $235,933.59 in just a few minutes.
First prize won by the latest PokerStars Sunday Million champion, ‘Ymobad’, from the UK. The player topped a field of 5,543 players to claim $136,196.74 from the $1,108,600 prize pool.
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Episode number of the latest EPT Not Live podcast, which is now available to stream or download.
This week Joe Stapleton and James Hartigan recount tales from the last few days at EPT Barcelona. Classic Rock enthusiast Jeffrey Anbinder takes on Stapes in the latest edition of ‘Superfan vs Stapes’.
PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
Team PokerStars Pro Chris Moneymaker took down the PL Omaha Turbo event at the PokerStars Festival New Jersey on Monday.
Pic credit: Joe Giron
PokerStars have added the Global Poker League team avatars to all PokerStars licenses so players can now show support for their favourite team. Players can change their avatar in the Player Image Gallery, which can be found by clicking ‘Account’ > ‘Select Image’.
Pic credit: PokerStars
VIDEO OF THE WEEK
The PokerStars Festival New Jersey is in full swing and is running until November 6. The event is taking place at Resorts Casino Hotel situated on the world-famous Atlantic City Boardwalk.