Further details including the full schedule are expected to be unveiled in the coming days.
Ahead of the SCOOP, PokerStars will also be running its ultra-popular low-stakes series, Micro Millions. It will run from April 19 to 26 with $2.67 million guaranteed prize money spread over 100 events.
After being down nearly €1 million in the heads-up PLO challenge versus “VeniVidi1993“, Galfond pulled off a miraculous comeback after winning his first PLO challenge in a spectacular way on Easter Sunday.
Starting off the final session yesterday with Venividi leading with a marginal €8,171 lead, 698 hands were still left out to be played for the challenge to be over.
It went down to the final 75 hands with Galfond taking down the €21.5k pot with a full house, ensuring his win over his Polish opponent and securing the €100,000 side bet that Venividi posted.
Last week on the special edition of the Pokerfuse Podcast, our host Michael Gentile sat down with former Head of Corporate Communications and Global Poker Marketing for PokerStars, Eric Hollreiser, to discuss various topics covering everything from Black Friday to Supernova Elite, PSPC and what’s the future of online poker may look like, and much more!
PokerStars gave away 320 free entries to the $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) over the course of the previous year via Platinum Passes that after accomodations and spending money were valued at $30,000.