POKERSTARS EXPANDS CASINO GAMES OFFERING ACROSS DIFFERENT JURISDICTIONS
ONCHAN, Isle of Man – October 14, 2015 – PokerStars has launched a huge range of new casino games across various licenses, ensuring that casino players can find the game that they want on PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand. These new games are part of an ongoing plan to offer a wide range of fun and exciting casino games on PokerStars.
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Players can now find their video poker game of choice on desktop and laptops, with games available across different stakes. Video Poker gives players the chance to win up to 4,000 times their bet. The games, which are available from the ‘Casino Tab’ in the PokerStars lobby, include several variations of video poker, including Deuces Wild, Double Bonus, Double Double Bonus, Joker Poker, and Jacks or Better. More Video Poker information is available online at http://psta.rs/1R2sPFb.
The Slots game offering now totals 87, all of which are available on the PokerStars desktop software, with seven new Slots games available on PokerStars mobile, bringing the total available on PokerStars mobile to 16. More Slots information is available online at http://psta.rs/1azn4P1.
A new Blackjack game has been added to the PokerStars desktop software called HighHand™ Blackjack. In addition, new sidebet variations of Blackjack are now available, allowing players to wager on Perfect Pairs and 21+3. HighHand™ Blackjack is similar to a traditional game of Multiplayer Blackjack with an additional twist – a mandatory Pot Bet Wager that allows a peer-to-peer pot to be created and awarded at the completion of each hand. Perfect Pairs enables players to wager on whether their two cards will be paired, and 21+3 bets are optional wagers based upon the player’s own two cards, plus the dealer’s up-cards. More information on HighHand Blackjack is available online at http://psta.rs/1NW6c77 with further details on Perfect Pairs and 21+3 free to view online at http://psta.rs/1jdXcNJ.
Multiplayernship Sochi will feature the following events:
- PokerStars National Championship: March 20-23, RUB 66,000 (approx. US$1,142)
- PokerStars Championship Sochi Main Event: March 23-29, RUB 192,000 (approx. US$ 3,322) Guarantee RUB 150,000,000 (approx. US$ 2,500,000)
- High Roller: March 27-29 RUB 617,000 (approx. $10,674)
- Sochi Cup: March 27-29 RUB 19,000 (approx. US$329)
Away from the tables, players will have the chance to meet Team PokerStars Pros, enjoy the variety of tourist activities Sochi has to offer, attend the Player Party and take home free PokerStars merchandise.
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Players can start qualifying online now for as little as $1 and take a shot at playing in the RUB 150,000,000 guaranteed PokerStars Championship Sochi Main Event through a wide range of satellites already underway online at PokerStars.com and PokerStarsSochi.com.
To find out more about PokerStars Championship Sochi visit: http://psta.rs/2jLfklf
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About PokerStars Live
PokerStars Live is the home to all PokerStars-sponsored live events and cardrooms. The PokerStars Championship, sponsored by PokerStars, is the world’s biggest poker tour. Bringing together some of the world’s most exciting and prestigious poker tournaments, the PokerStars Championship incorporates some events previously part of the European Poker Tour, North American Poker Tour, Latin American Poker Tour and Asia-Pacific Poker Tour. Collectively, these events have paid out well over $1 billion in tournament prize pools globally on five continents since 2004.
PokerStars Festival events, sponsored by PokerStars, are mainly tailored for recreational players and incorporate some events previously part of the UK & Ireland Poker Tour, France Poker Series, Italian Poker Tour, Estrellas, Eureka, Asia-Pacific Poker Tour and Latin American Poker Tour.
The PokerStars Championship, PokerStars Festival, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure and PokerStars MEGASTACK poker tour brands are ultimately owned by The Stars Group Inc. (Nasdaq: TSG; TSX: TSGI). Further information on PokerStars Live at www.pokerstarslive.com.
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About Sochi Casino and Resort
Sochi Casino & Resort is the first world-class entertainment venue at the territory of the year round Gorky Gorod mountain resort. Sochi Casino & Resort is one of a kind project that embodies the unique concept for Russia inspired by the best casinos of Las Vegas.
The facilities of Sochi Casino & Resort include 569 state-of-the-art slot terminals, 70 gaming tables for Black Jack, Russian Poker, Casino Texas Hold’em, Baccarat and a separate Poker Room. The Casino also features 7 individually designed VIP Halls, as well as Onyx and Dragon halls. Sochi Casino & Resort stands out not only as an elite gaming and entertainment project, but as a big venue that can conveniently accommodate up to 2,000 people at a time.
Sochi Casino & Resort features two restaurants – Brunello fine dining restaurant and Buffet casual restaurant, offering European, Russian and Asian cuisine, both run by the famous brand chef Ilya Zakharov, as well as the Royal Bar, the ballroom, the Velvet cabaret theatre, and the conference hall. Sochi Casino & Resort is connected to the Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel through a passage where boutiques of famous luxury brands are located and this passage serves the second entrance to the Casino. Sochi Casino & Resort offers large-scale international poker and backgammon tournaments, stunning entertainment programs, performances by Russian and international stars, theme parties and much more.
Following the world’s best practices in gaming industry Sochi Casino & Resort has developed its Regal Rewards loyalty program. Loyal customers can get lots of benefits, bonuses and gifts.
The main mission of Sochi Casino & Resort is upscale customer service. We value every guest and the wishes of our guests are our highest priority, we are ready to address every request related to entertainment within our venue.