PSPC sees 1,039 entries: The biggest $25K tournament in the history of poker

By superadmin
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  • 10 January,2019

It was an exciting day at Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas where the $25,000 PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship(PSPC) tournament is taking place. The event has smashed all the records by Day 1 end and with the total 1,039 entries the registration closed early on Day 2. It generated $26.455,500 in prizepool including $1million added by PokerStars for the winner.

The winner of PSPC event will take away a massive $4.1 million and also $1million from the tournament’s organizer. Each of the 6 players on the coveted final table will receive a hefty seven figure payout. The minimum final table cash will be around $1.012 million prize. A total of 181 finishers will be paid out with minimum cash starting from $25,450 and going to the top prize.

Undoubtedly, PSPC was a grand success. Unfortunately, Team India’s run ended on Day 2.  Young Gun Sharad Rao (125,600), Aditya Agarwal (80,600), Nikhil Segel (90,200), Raman Gujral (69,900) and Saurabh Sindhwani (65,500) were unable to progress to Day 3.

After 8 levels of 60 minutes were completed for the day, 207 players were left for the Day 3. Among all Colombia’s Farid   Jattin emerged as Day 2 chip leader with a huge stack of 921,000 with Mustapha Kanit (888,000), Griffin Benger (885,000) and Julien Martini (832,000).