WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST – APRIL 19th

$1,000,000
Guaranteed first prize in the 4th Anniversary Sunday Storm tournament, which takes place this coming Sunday, April 19 at 13.30 ET. Despite the hugely boosted prize pool the buy-in is still just $11. Satellites starting from just $0.11 are running around the clock.
More info: http://psta.rs/1IryaUY

$110,824.92
First prize won by Luciano ‘Luciano S.H’ Hollanda, from Brazil, in the latest PokerStars Super Tuesday tournament. A heads-up deal was struck with ‘salaliitto’ from Finland, who also won a six-figure sum.
Blog report: http://psta.rs/1E4YhjV

$75,000
Guaranteed prize pool for the first event of MiniFTOPS XXVIII, which kicks off this Sunday at 13.30 ET on Full Tilt. The schedule features 35 events with a total of more than $1 million guaranteed. The $100 Main Event plays out on Sunday, May 3 at 13.30 ET and features a $300,000 guarantee.
More info: http://Ti.LT/bW

£46,800
Won by Argentinian poker pro Ivan Luca in the UKIPT Nottingham High Roller event. Luca has been on a heater in PokerStars-sponsored events this year, with excellent results in EPT, FPS, LAPT and now UKIPT festivals, and winnings of more than $770,000. He recently came second in the EPT Malta High Roller for €397,000 and finished fifth earlier this year in the EPT Deauville High Roller for €90,690. He currently sits fourth in the 2015 GPI Player of the Year race.

$25,000
Top prize that can be won instantly in Full Tilt’s Gold Rush promotion, which concludes this coming Sunday, April 19. Anyone who plays a hand of Rush Poker from now until the end of the promo stands a chance of winning real money prizes, ring game tickets, tournament tickets and more.
More info: http://Ti.LT/9W

£1,100
Buy-in to the PokerStars UKIPT Nottingham main event, which is already under way at Dusk Till Dawn. With Day 1a and 1b in the bag, but 1c and 1d to come today and tomorrow, there is still time for players to enter and compete for a guaranteed prize pool of at least £1m.
More info: http://psta.rs/1zjFlGv

78
Number of scheduled tournaments on the PokerStars and Monte-Carlo®Casino EPT Grand Final schedule, which makes it the biggest EPT ever. The 11-day festival is highlighted by the €10,600 EPT Main Event, a bevy of tournaments for High Rollers (€100k, €50k and €25k), the €1,100 FPS Main Event, and a range of lower buy-in tournaments starting at €100.
More info: http://psta.rs/16MbZcw

£40
Retail price of the EPT 10th Anniversary Book, now available for general purchase on eBay. Until now the book has only been available for EPT champions, competition winners and through purchase with Frequent Player Points (FPPs) in the PokerStars VIP Store. Now everyone has a chance to own a piece of poker history with this limited edition book.
View the listing at: http://r.ebay.com/Mtsbp6

23
The number of different Slots games now available on PokerStars. They have been added to the desktop PokerStars software, along with Heads-Up Holdem® and Double Ball Roulette®. Blackjack and Roulette are now available on the PokerStars mobile apps.
More info: http://psta.rs/1azn4P1

5
Number of ways that PokerStars players can become a millionaire during the next six weeks. The PokerStars Makes Millionaires campaign is in full swing and will create at least five millionaires through a diverse range of online and live events.
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PICTURE OF THE WEEK


Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Season 9 Seoul winner Jason Mo smiles for the camera after winning more than ₩165m (approx. US $150k). The American player beat Team PokerStars Pro Bryan Huang heads-up, while fellow Team PokerStars Pro Celina Lin finished fourth.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK 
Check out the PokerStars Makes Millionaires animated infographic that offers up a few leftfield suggestions for how players could become millionaires...  
Watch it at: http://psta.rs/1czbyoE