Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure Reached Unprecedented Success
The stars group announced the success of the annual pokerstars caribbean adventure (pca), which followed immediately for the first in the history of the pokerstars unlimited holden championship (pspc). The two largest poker tournaments were broadcast live.
Both pca and pspc tournament took place in atlantis resort & casino on the bahamas. For 11 days of competitions, $ 63 million was won by a total of.
«Together with pca and pspc installed a new standard for such events live, – said rafi ashkenazi, executive director of the stars group. – the tournaments held were rich in interesting games and exciting moments for both players and organizers. Exceptional place in the tournament ranked ramon kolialyas, who won $ 5 million. This is a great beginning of the year», – added ashkenazi.
Pspc was held from 6 to 10 january and became the largest tournament with a tournament with a buy-in $ 25 thousand., in which more than a thousand players took part. The total prize fund of the tournament amounted to $ 26.5 million.
Spanish poker ramon kolialyas player won a pspc prize of $ 5.1 million and became one of six millionaires appeared in the tournament. It is significant that the player qualified at pspc for free as one of 320 clients of pokerstars, who won pspc platinum pass during 2018. This meant that the company pays not only a bai-in in the amount of $ 25 thousand., but the cost of flight and accommodation.
Pca ended on january 16, the general prize fund amounted to $ 36.3 million. More than 1600 players from 79 countries took part in the event.
865 participants took part in the pca main event 2019 tournament, the total prize fund amounted to $ 8.4 million, and the prize for the first place – $ 1.6 million.
Recall that gordon vaio, the american poker profi, who took second place at the wsop 2016 tournament, filed a lawsuit against the online poker pokerstars operator, arguing that he was illegally prevented to get a winning tournament with high rates in may last year.