65,063 players simultaneously join the action
The second edition of Pokerstar’s MicroMillions online poker tournament series gathered a massive player pool over the weekend, when 65,063 players joined the $22 buy-in main event alone.
Of this number, 8,505 players received one of the prizes from the massive prize pool, with the lion’s share going to players SoyDelGlobo and runner up Cokars, who agreed a heads up chop that paid them $157,218 and $130,711 respectively.
According to PokerStars’ stats, a total of 1,288,221 entries was recorded over 11 days, thus generating a total prize pool of $7,966,209.85 – almost $3 million more than the $5 million guarantee.
Top cash-outer was fabio_bruxo, with 39 cashes over the 100 event series. In return, he got a Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure tournament package worth $16,000.
Another interesting player was Team PokerStars Pro Andre “acoimbra” Coimbra, who played in every single event and cashed 21 times, winning a total of $431.29.
As for the traditional Sunday Millions, it attracted a total of 5,986 entrants, but it was Russian player FONBET_RULIT and runner up Leqenden who came out as winners, agreeing to a heads up chop which brought them $168,360 and $154,886 respectively.