Almost $1.5 million won in PokerStars PCA Main Event.
Russian becomes first millionaire in a $5 Spin & Go Tournament
Kevin Schulz from the USA celebrated his PCA Main Event win of $1,491,580, in which 816 poker players participated. He defeated Diego Ventura, from Peru, heads-up. PokerStars SportStar Ronaldo finished 26th for a $42,180 payday.
Entries for the PCA High Roller event upped to 269, which was won recently by Ilkin Garibli from Azerbaijan. He beat Joe Kuether heads-up, getting the first prize of $1,105,040.
While, a delighted Russian made gambling news when he scooped up $1 million in Spin & Go, which took place on Monday and lasted less than 14 minutes. The two runners-up were awarded $100,000 for their great efforts. The $1m Spin ‘n Go promotion will continue until the end of January.
Global Main Events
Meanwhile in the MiniFTOPS Main Event, PokerStars guarantees $400,000 in prizes. The event, scheduled for Sunday, January 18 at 13.30 ET, will see the buy-in at $75, with the option to re-enter for the first 18 levels. Satellites into the tournament are now available, starting at a low $0.55. Poker fans will be glad to know that Events 23-29 are also running between now and Sunday.
While over in Australia poker players have the APPT 9 at $8, 800 Buy-in to look forward to from January 25 to February 1. The wider festival, which started January 14, includes a total of 21 events. Moving back over to Europe Poker fans can also enjoy the UKIPT Main Event, from January 21-25 taking place at London’s Hippodrome Casino in accordance with UK gambling laws. A total of 12 events make up the entire UKIPT London stop.
Full Tilt Gold Rush Promo extended
The Full Tilt promotion has been extended up to Sunday, February 1. This gives PokerStars fans a chance of winning up to $10, 000 right away at the Rush Poker ring game and mobile betting tables. And that’s not all. if players participate in the 4th Turbo Championship of Online Poker they have a grand prize money of 15,000,000, if they play from 22 January to 1 February. The final day sees a $700 NL Hold’em Main Event, with a $2 million guaranteed prize pool.