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2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $10 Million Guaranteed Main Event Begins Today

11th Annual Running Of The PCA Kicks Off With Day 1A In The Bahamas At Noon


The highlight of the 11th-annual running of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure off today: the $10,300 no-limit hold’em main event. For the first time this tournament features a guaranteed prize pool, with at least $10 million to be distributed among those who make the money.

Cards get in the air at 12:00 PM EST, with players beginning with 30,000 in chips and starting blinds of 50 – 100. There will be 60-minute blind levels through the ends of days 1A and 1B, with 90-minute levels beginning for level 9 at the start of day 2. This is a single-entry event, with players able to enter on either day starting day. Registration will close at the start of day 2.

2013 PCA champion Dimitar DanchevOver the past decade the PCA main event has consistently been one of the biggest events on the tournament circuit every year, always making a huge impact on the Card Player Player of the Year race.

The winner has finished inside the top ten in the POY race four out of the last six years, with prior champions including the likes of Gus Hansen (2004), Ryan Daut (2007), Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier (2008) and Galen Hall (2011).

In 2013 PCA main event champion Dimitar Danchev earned $1,859,000 for topping a field of 987 players, defeating Joel Micka heads-up for the title. Micka took home $1,190,000 for his runner-up finish.