The 12,000 player entry limit was indeed met, and after just over 9 hours of play Schmidl90 took down the Online Casino Malaysia Turbo Takedown for May
1st Schmidl89 $100,000
2nd Pokerguden $60,000
3rd L_Sprewell $40,000
4th biggboss120 $32,500
5th nevada_nl $25,000
A notable finish for ch0ppy in 17th (a former PokerStars Sunday Million winner), cashing $2500
The unluckiest man of the evening title goes to kendo217, who finished on the bubble in 4001st place (particularly annoying no doubt in such a wide-payment (1/3 of field) system).
None other than crosscourtbh (poker nuts will remember him) finished one further out in 4002nd place
Turbo Takedown of Stars
The first of the planned monthly “Turbo Takedown” tournaments on PokerStars is this evening. As we speak only 500 out of the 12,000 spots are left, so it looks very likely to fill completely
Out of the 12,000 entrants, 4000 get paid. A whopping 1/3 of the field.
The buy-in is 5000 FPPs (Frequent Player Points), and there is a $1,000,000 Prizepool. The 1st prize is $100,000
As I say, this is going to be a monthly event, so if you dont make it tonight, look out for it next month
PokerStars raises money for China
PokerStars are very generously matching all donations by its players towards the relief effort following the recent earthquake and devistation in China. You can donate by simply registering for a pseudo tournament in the PokerStars Special Tournament Lobby. You can donate anything from $1 up to …