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PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Kicks Off 2014 Tournament Circuit

Awards More Than $30 Million in Prize Money

by Erik Fast |  Published: Feb 19, 2014


For the first time in its 11-year history, the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) featured a guaranteed prize pool in 2014. This was not just some token guarantee, either: PokerStars insured that players in the $10,300 no-limit hold’em main event would be battling for their share of at least a $10 million prize pool at the Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The PCA main event has consistently been one of the largest tournaments on the calendar, drawing more than 900 players every year since 2007, with a high point of 1,560 entrants in 2011. The 2013 running drew 987 players, so it seemed like a sure thing that the $10 million guarantee would be met this year. And then winter storms and freezing cold swept across North America during the first week of the new year, with low temperature records broken across the U.S. and Canada, leading to business, school, ...

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