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PokerStars News Digest

20 December 2013

(PRESS RELEASE) -- $10,000,000
Guaranteed prize pool for the upcoming WCOOP Challenge Series, which debuts on PokerStars.eu from December 20-22. The new spin-off festival features 10 events, including a $3m guaranteed Main Event, and each tournament winner also receives a 2014 World Championship of Online Poker Main Event ticket. Satellites into each of the events are running around the clock starting from just $1. Go to "Events" > "WCOOP" > "All" to find the qualifiers and Main Events.

€889,000
First prize in the EPT Prague Main Event, which finishes today (Wednesday). Chip leader going into play was Julian Track from Germany. For details of how to watch live, see Video of the Week below.

$232,000
Amount won by PokerStars players so far this week in the $700,000 Milestone Hand giveaway. The 300 milestone hands will continue to hit on every millionth-hand dealt, with the final one, where $200,000 alone will be split between players at one table, expected to take place at the weekend.

94,846
Number of entrants in last weekend’s special $1m guaranteed Sunday Storm. The winning player was "KAMINSKOLEG" from Russia, who pocketed $90,625 after a deal was done heads-up. Pretty good return from an $11 investment…

$5,000
PCA Freeroll prize pool that PokerStars players can compete for by taking part in a Team PokerStars Pro #PCALastLonger competition on Twitter and Facebook.

1007
Number of entrants in the EPT Prague Main Event, which is a new record for the tournament, beating last year’s field of 864 by 143 players – an increase of more than 16%.

2
Number of Sunday Million titles won by Peter "twirlpro" Turmezy, after he took down the latest Sunday Million tourney for a first prize of $213,479.97. His first Sunday Million title came in 2008.

 
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