The inaugural PokerStars Championship Macau kicked off yesterday at Poker Stars Live Macau, City of Dreams and will continue through April 9. It is a 11-day festival and features a total 52 tournaments on its schedule, providing poker players their chance to compete and win big across various tourneys.
A Look at the Key Events of PokerStars Championship Macau
The PSC has a something-for-everyone-schedule and features a variety of events, including some high-value tournaments. To kick start the series in a big way, the players can compete in the HK$8,800 PokerStars National Championship, which runs on March 30-April 3 and boasts of HKD2,000,000 in guaranteed prize pool. The series also includes HKD3,300 PokerStars Cup running from March 31-April 3. Up next, the series brings the HK$5,500 PokerStars Asia Open, which is a 2-day tournament from April 2 and 3 and features HK$1,000,000 in the guarantee. Running along with this tourney will be HK$42,400 PokerStars Championship Main Event. On April 4, players can take part in the shot clock tournament Super High Roller with a buy-in of HK$206,000. For players who have a limited bankroll, there is a HK$2,200 buy-in tournament which will be running between April 7-9.
- March30-April3,2017- HKD8,800 PokerStars National Championship (HKD2,000,000 GTD)
- 31 March -April 3, 2017- HKD3,300 PokerStars Cup
- April 1-3,2017 – PokerStars Championship Super High Roller (HKD 400,000)
- April 2-3, 2017 -PokerStars Asia Open– HKD5,500 (HKD1,000,000 guaranteed)
- April 3-9, 2017 – PokerStars Championship Main Event– HKD42,400
- April 4, 2017- No Limit Hold’em – Shot Clock – HKD206,000
- April 5-6, 2017 – PokerStars Championship PLO High Roller – HKD82,400
- April 7-9, 2017 -PokerStars Championship High Roller – HKD103,000
- April 7-9 HK$103,000 High Roller HK$103,000
- April 7-9, 2017- PokerStars Open – HKD2,200
A large contingent of Indian players is there in Macau to take part in PokerStars Championship. Some prominent poker players and pros who are in attendance include Team PokerStars Pro Aditya Agarwal, Kunal Patni, Raghav Bansal, Sumit Sapra, Paawan Bansal and Sahil Chutani. The Adda52 Pro Live Kunal Patni will be playing several crucial events including PokerStars National Championship, PokerStars Cup, PokerStars Asia Open, Main Event and NLH Event 36 on the PSC schedule, while Paawan Bansal will be competing in PokerStars National Championship, PokerStars Cup and PokerStars Asia Open.