The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA), incorporating the PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC), is under way at the Baha Mar Resort in Nassau, in the Bahamas. The tournament series runs until February 3, 2023. Here’s where we’ll be keeping track of all the action, in our PSPC Information Hub.
Friday, February 3, 2023
SHYLKO TAKES PSPC TITLE AS MENZEL’S PLATINUM RUN ENDS IN SECOND
Entries: 1,014 | Prize pool: $24,843,000 | First place: $3,121,838
That’s it! Aliaksandr Shylko is the new PSPC champion after a three-way deal — and a massive cooler — ended the 1,014-entry tournament.
$100,000 NLHE 7-HANDED
Entries: 46 | Prize pool: $4,508,460 | First place: $1,555,360
There’s been very little rest for the highest of high rollers here in the Bahamas. Many of poker’s biggest names are battling it out in this $100K with more than $1.5 million up top.
POKER NEWS LIVE COVERAGE | CHIP COUNTS
$25,000 PCA HIGH ROLLER
Entries: 187 | Prize pool: $4,444,055 | First place: $990,655
This massive high roller plays down to a winner today and the winner will walk away with just under a million.
POKER NEWS LIVE COVERAGE | CHIP COUNTS
GREENWOOD DOWNS THOREL FOR SUPER HIGH ROLLER TITLE
Entries: 39 | Prize pool: $9,498,060 | First place: $3,276,760
Sam Greenwood beat Jean-Noel Thorel heads up to win the event with the biggest buy-in on the schedule, the $250K Super High Roller, and claims nearly $3.3 million.
Also starting today:
- 12pm – Event #67: $330 NLHE Unlimited Re-entry (15 min levels)
- 12pm – Event #68: $3,100 NLHE Unlimited Re-entry (15 min levels)
- 4pm – Event #69: $10,150 NLHE Unlimited Re-entry (15 min levels)
- 7pm – Event #70: $1,050 Last Chance Super Hyper Turbo – Freezeout
PLATINUM PASS PROFILES
Get to know some more about some Platinum Pass winners in our in-depth interviews:
- “I MIGHT BE THE MOST UNKNOWN!” – WHO IS PLATINUM PASS WINNER MAX MENZEL?
- FROM POTENTIALLY BUBBLING TO TWICE DOUBLING, TOM PARSONS IS PROSPERING IN PSPC
- GLEN CRAIGEN: STEAMROLLS THROUGH PSPC TO LIFE-CHANGING MIN-CASH
- NICLAS “FLUSHIISBACK” THUMM: AN ‘OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD PSPC EXPERIENCE’
- JEROME MOREAU: ELITE DEALER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TABLE
- ANDREW PORTER: FROM PA TO THE PSPC
- STEPHEN GRAY: FREEROLLING EN ROUTE TO AN OIL RIG
- JONATHAN NEWMAN: ‘LIFELONG LEARNER’ TRADES CLASSROOM FOR POKER SUCCESS
- TANAY SAMANT: PLATINUM PASS WINNER WORKING TO CURE CANCER
- FRANCO SPITALE: CHARITY SPURS SPITALE AFTER PSPC AGONY
- RISH IYER: WOMEN’S CHAMPION HOPING FOR PSPC TELL-ALL
- CHAD MCVEAN WILL BE REPPING THE RECS AT THE PSPC 2023
- MATS ROSÉN’S PLATINUM PASS IS HIS “LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL”
- DANIELLE SUMMER IS “BUZZING” TO USE HER PLATINUM PASS
- THE PSPC RETURN OF DAVE ‘DUBAI’ SHALLOW, ONE OF UK POKER’S BOOM-TIME GREATS
- MILITARY VETERAN KARL ROBINSON “DUSTED OFF” HIS POKER MINDSET
- JONAS JULIEN – HOPING TO “WING IT” WITH FREE PLATINUM PASS
- FLORENCIO CAMPOMANES PREPARES FOR PSPC WITH EPT LONDON HIGH ROLLERS
POKERSTARS LIVE STREAM
PSPC PRIZE POOL
Click for the full PSPC prize schedule. Top eight prizes are as follows:
1 – $4,053,200
2 – $2,542,300
3 – $1,911,200
4 – $1,551,300
5 – $1,251,500
6 – $1,001,200
7 – $801,000
8 – $621,300
LATEST PSPC ARTICLES
Going gonzo on the PSPC final table rail – As the PSPC final table gets going, we squeeze our way onto the rail and join the supporters to bring you some good old gonzo journalism.
High spirits as Nikhil Segel Invitational plays its renewal – The popular two-time Platinum Pass winner hosted an invitational tournament for his friends and fellow winners.
Freeroll fun continues as Pais burst PSPC bubble – A huge list of Platinum Pass winners guaranteed themselves major paydays after the bubble burst in dramatic fashion.
The PSPC in numbers – A look at the key stats as Platinum Pass winners go searching for a huge payday.
Bastian Hess chip leads Platinum Pass charge in PSPC – Health worker Bastian Hess is leading the Platinum Pass charge with one of the biggest stacks in the PSPC field.
Catching up with Platinum Pass winners Shallow, Newman and Porter – A quick catch up on the mixed fortunes for three of the Platinum Pass winners we have got to know over the past few years.
GJ Reggie’s on the winner’s list at the PSPC – Another glass of champagne is in order as Georgina “GJ Reggie” James takes down her first live title at the PSPC.
Who are the seven two-time Platinum Pass winners in the PSPC? – We catch up with the lucky seven, a small section of PSPC players who can call themselves two-time Platinum Pass winners.
Not just poker famous: the celebs in the PSPC field – Celebs from the world of reality TV, NHL hockey and the Breaking Bad universe have landed in the Bahamas for the PSPC.
An easy conversation with the not-so-tough Will Jaffe – Some Platinum Pass winners had 3 years to prepare for the PSPC. Will Jaffe had less than 3 days. We meet the man behind “tough conversations”.
Huber faces an impossible task in the PSPC – PokerStars Team Pro Sebastian Huber, known as “peace&loove” online, has set himself an impossible task on Day 1 of the PSPC. Can he do it?
The brilliance of the PSPC player liaison team – With Platinum Pass winners descending in their hundreds on the Bahamas, PokerStars’ elite player liaison team will roll out the red carpet.
Platinum Pass pulled as PCA Mystery Bounty hunters come to collect – Mike Jozoff’s trip to the Bahamas gets better and better. He’s now freerolling his way into the PSPC.
Crazy pineapple flip paves way to PSPC – Time is running out to secure your Platinum Pass, but there’s tons of added value via the live step route — and you can begin the journey for $30.
A tough conversation as Spraggy offers Jaffe a last-gasp Platinum Pass – It started with an accidental blocking and it’s ending with a $30,000 Platinum Pass.
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You can swim with pigs, explore the Bahamas on an ATV, or relax in the Player’s Lounge, among many, many other things to do. Check out the full list of off-the-felt activities available to players and their guests at the PSPC.
ALL POKERSTARS BLOG REPORTS
Everything we’ve published about the PCA or PSPC, both before the event and during it.
PLATINUM PASS WINNERS
Short profiles and photographs of many of the 418+ Platinum Pass winners.
POKER NEWS LIVE UPDATES
Our live reporting partner, offering hand-by-hand updates from a number of tournaments across the series.
PCA/PSPC OFFICIAL SITE
The PokerStars Live official page, with everything you need to know about the tournament series in the Bahamas.
FULL TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
Seventy events will play out across the tournament series. Here’s the day-by-day schedule.
SIDE EVENT RESULTS
Results from across the PCA/PSPC festival
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