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2011 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Pays Out Millions

Galen Hall Wins Main Event, Eugene Katchalov Wins $100,000 Super High-Roller Event, and Will Molson Gets Redemption in $25,000 High-Roller Event

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Mar 04, 2011


In its eight-year history, the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) has grown from a small destination tournament to the biggest poker festival outside of the World Series of Poker. This year, the 48-event series drew huge numbers of players, including 1,560 for the record-breaking main event. In total, the PCA awarded more than $32 million during its 11-day run, and attracted more than 7,800 entrants to the various events. At least 65 different countries were represented, with the United States supplying the majority of the players. Canada and Germany rounded out the rest of the top three. Galen Hall Wins Main Event and $2.3 Million The record-breaking main-event field of 1,560 players was large enough to split into two starting days, and was a far cry from the tournament’s humble beginnings in 2004, when 221 players sat down to compete for a $1,657,500 prize pool. In 2011, 232 players made the ...

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