2017 could not have got off to a better start for one lucky school member thanks to the Progressive Jackpot
game at PokerStars School. Just as the fireworks displays from around the world began to settle down the screen on 'ursu1anr
's computer lit up to match three jackpot symbols and bagged a cool $4523.44 for the Romanian player in what was a cracker of a win! 'ursu1anr' is no stranger to the school having first joined as far back as May, 2011. Look out for an interview with the winner in the coming days here at PokerStars School.
This win is also fantastic news for 10,000 other poker school members as they will get the chance to play in the Jackpot Freebuy tournament. Details of this tournament will be announced at PokerStars School on January 5th
so check back then to find out how you could grab your share of that $4523.44 prize-pool. For those of you that might not know what a Progressive Jackpot
means it's quite simple yet ingenious at the same time. Once a player matches 3 x Jackpot symbols they will instantly win 25% of the displayed amount in the jackpot window. Another 25% goes towards the Jackpot Freebuy tournament (details to be announced on January 5th) and the final 50% is put back into the pot for the next jackpot to be won. This means that currently the Jackpot amount already stands at an outrageous $9,171.88!
Remember that it's completely free to play so you've nothing to lose other than a few minutes of your time by playing everyday and who knows, next time we could be writing about you winning the Jackpot!