WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST – OCTOBER 27
The guaranteed prize pool for the PokerStars New Jersey Championship of Online Poker 2016. NJCOOP kicked off on October 15 and will run until October 31. The schedule features 43 events with entry fees ranging from $15 to $1,000. The highlight of the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker is the $200,000 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event, which will have a $500 buy-in and take place over two days (October 30-31). Daily online qualifiers to all the NJCOOP events are now running on PokerStarsNJ.com
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The top prize that can be won in special $5 Spin & Go tournaments, which are now running on PokerStars. It’s the fifth time a $1 million Spin & Go promotion has taken place, with nine players to date having won a seven-figure score in $5 Spin & Go’s. Who will be the tenth?
More info: http://psta.rs/2f9VIXQ
€465,800 (Approx. $508,520)
First prize won by EPT13 Malta High Roller champion, David Yan, from New Zealand. The player beat 46 others to claim the lion’s share of the $1,592,500 prize pool.
Blog post: http://psta.rs/2dL1q18
€101,940 (Approx. $111,289)
Top prize won by IPT8 Malta Main Event champion, Ismael Bojang, from Austria. The player topped a field of 775 players to claim $101,940 in prize money from the $751,750 prize pool.
Blog post: http://psta.rs/2eyhQsI
First prize won by the latest PokerStars Sunday Million champion, David ‘dpeters17’ Peters, from Canada. The player topped a field of 5,041 players to claim $143,505.41 from the $1,008,200 prize pool.
More info: http://psta.rs/2eUuxes
PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
The 3rd annual Chad Brown Memorial Charity Poker Tournament will take place during the PokerStars Festival New Jersey. The PokerStars sponsored event will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The $200 buy-in for the No-Limit Hold’em charity event will see 50% from each buy-in go straight to the T.J. Martell Foundation and will be hosted by Team PokerStars Pro, Daniel Negreanu.
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VIDEO OF THE WEEK
The EPT Malta events are being streamed live on PokerStars.tv. Watch the live coverage daily from 12.00 GMT.