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POKERSTARS CARIBBEAN ADVENTURE BREAKS NEW RECORDS
ATLANTIS, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS - Jan. 8, 2009 - PokerStars(www.PokerStars.net), the world's largest online poker site, kicked off the 2009 poker season with a record-breaking field for the sixth PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) at the Atlantis Hotel and Casino in the Bahamas.
A total of 1,347 players entered this year's PCA main event, including 735 who won their seats online with PokerStars, making it the largest live poker tournament ever held outside of Las Vegas.
Event statistics from the PCA Main Event include:
*1,347 total number of players*
1,061 PokerStars players, including 735 qualifiers*
$ 12,674,000 total prize pool*
$3 million first prize
51 countries represented
The top 199 spots will get paid
The 2009 PCA Tournament $10,000 Main Event runs January 5-10, with the last two days of the event airing live on www.pokerstars.tv.
The PokerStarsCaribbean Adventure has turned into a true festival of poker and includes a wealth of events including $1K, $2K and $5K and $2k Battleship tournament,the World Cup of Poker, satellites to other live PokerStars tournaments suchas the EPT Grand Final - and a two-day $25K High Roller Event.