May perhaps 6, 2016
ONCHAN, Isle of Man – May perhaps five, 2016 – The 2016 Spring Championship of On-line Poker commences in a few days, and for the 1st time poker players and fans will be capable to root for and bet on their favourite Team Execs, as PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA TSX: AYA) manufacturer, has released a committed SCOOP 2016 Team PokerStars Leaderboard, with BetStars presenting odds on the winner.
In addition to wagers that persons can make on BetStars, Jason Mercier and George Danzer have designed a $ten,000 heads-up bet between on their own on who will finish better on the SCOOP 2016 Team PokerStars Leaderboard.
Far more than 30 Team PokerStars Execs will take element in SCOOP 2016, pitting their poker wits and match procedures in opposition to each other in a struggle to be named variety a person Team PokerStars Professional for SCOOP 2016. The leaderboard will be posted on the PokerStars Blog – http://psta.rs/1W9OHUw – and current at typical intervals, with revised odds on BetStars as the series progresses.
Any Team PokerStars member (incorporating Team PokerStars Professional and Team PokerStars Professional On-line) who performs an party will be incorporated, and the recent favourite to take the title is Jason Mercier, who was SCOOP 2015 Player of the 12 months. The four-time SCOOP winner, who gained a few activities previous calendar year, is five/one (6.) to gain the Team PokerStars Leaderboard, and is determined to keep his SCOOP ‘Player of the Year’ title, as well.
Mercier mentioned: “Last calendar year was awesome, profitable the a few titles and Player of the 12 months. I actually love SCOOP! I’ll enjoy as numerous activities as I can and whether or not it is a $200 party or a $twenty,000 a person, I’m always focused on finishing 1st. The addition of the Team PokerStars leaderboard, the $10k side bet with George, and earning bragging rights above some of my greatest poker pals, will be an added incentive to take the top rated location.”
George Danzer, who also has four SCOOP titles and the most cashes of any player in SCOOP history with 148 (40 much more than fellow Team Professional Marcin ‘Goral’ Horecki in 2nd), will be vying to occur top rated of the Team PokerStars Leaderboard, as well.
Danzer mentioned: “I’ve experienced some good results in SCOOP and was so shut to getting the Player of the Collection a few of a long time back, so I’ll be making an attempt my greatest to go a person superior this time. The added spice and competitiveness that the Team PokerStars Leaderboard, my side bet with Jason, and the betting maket provides, will make for an thrilling few of months.”
SCOOP 2016, which takes position from May perhaps 8-22*, will aspect a record fifty five activities this calendar year – an enhance of nine on previous calendar year – generating for a full of a hundred sixty five tournaments throughout a few stakes (Minimal, Medium, Superior). The confirmed prize pool is much more than $40 million.
The prestigious a few-working day Main Party will start on Sunday, May perhaps 22 with invest in-ins of $a hundred (Minimal), $one,000 (Med), and $ten,000 (Superior) and confirmed prize swimming pools of $one million, $two million and $4 million respectively.
On-line qualifiers to all the activities are jogging now at PokerStars, with satellites setting up from just $.11 or one StarsCoin.
Player OF THE Collection LEADERBOARD
The most effective players throughout all a few stakes stages will also be rewarded for their achievements with much more than $a hundred,000 in WCOOP tickets and money to be offered away. The winners of the Minimal, Medium and Superior Leaderboards will each obtain a trophy, WCOOP Main Party ticket and $five,000 money, when the SCOOP (Total) winner will get a trophy and $twenty,000 money. Hundreds of other WCOOP tickets, ranging from a $27 Deadline Turbo Ticket to a $two,a hundred WCOOP ticket, are available for players who arrive at the top rated spots on the leaderboards.
Aside from Mercier and Danzer’s prop bet, the supplemental Team PokerStars Leaderboard is getting contested entirely for bragging rights, with no added prizes available to be gained.
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*The final 5 activities get underneath way on May perhaps 22, but SCOOP-fifty one/52/53 (all two-working day tournaments) finish on May perhaps 23, when the a few-working day Main Party (SCOOP-fifty four) will finish on May perhaps 24.
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