PokerStars, an Amaya, Inc. mark, hit another online poker competition high yesterday when it accomplished record-breaking all out prize pools of more than $39 million in a solitary day, crushing the certification of $28 million by right around 40 for every penny. The aggregate prize pools made it the greatest day the online poker industry has ever observed.
The Spring Championship of Online Poker occasions yesterday conveyed more than $29.5 million in prize pools. The High Stake Main Event crushed its $5 million assurance to come to a $6,930,000 prize pool, implying that there is more than $1.3 million put aside for first place and an enormous $960,000 for the runner up when the competition closes tomorrow.
Severin Rasset, Director of Poker Innovations and Operations at PokerStars stated:
Much obliged to you to every one of our players who taken an interest in our competitions making it feasible for us to break these records. Having the capacity to offer the greatest day in the online poker history is a triumph for everybody in poker and we're pleased that so a hefty portion of our players went along with us to make this a reality. We are pleased to have possessed the capacity to give such a large number of winning minutes to so a hefty portion of our players and we're anticipating giving considerably more to quite a while to come.
Day 2 of the SCOOP Main Event will proceed at 14:00 ET today. Group PokerStars Pros Elky and Andre Akkari are still in the running in the High Stakes version, sitting in 46th and 80th places individually with 80 places paid. Different players in conflict incorporate Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond, Ole "wizowizo" and Timothy "Tim0thee" Adams. In the Medium Stakes occasion, Team PokerStars Pro Andre Akkari is in second place with Team PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree in 121st and PokerStars Team Online Jaime Staples in 181st place, while Canadian Ben "Ben86" Tollerene is presently in eighth place.
Another mogul is likewise expected in the High Stakes Event 01 Phase 2 competition, which has $1 million put aside for the champ and $700,000 for second place. Group PokerStars Pro Igor Kurganov completed in 52nd place for $10,012. Yesterday's aggregate prize pool of $39 million outperforms the past greatest day for online competition poker pay outs – May 22, 2016 – which paid out $35 million. In NJSCOOP, the High Stakes Main Event likewise surpassed its $200,000 ensured, hitting a prize pool of $204,000 while the greatest non-SCOOP competition was the Super-Sized Sunday's $600,000 prize pool.