Season’s greetings everybody and welcome to the PokerStars Blog Quiz of the Year 2021. You’ll find 25 teasing questions below, covering all the comings and goings in the world of PokerStars and beyond over the past 12 months.
It’s multiple choice, and no questions are too difficult. You can also refresh your memory by clicking the links hidden throughout the quiz. Enjoy!
#1. After New Jersey in 2016 and Pennsylvania in 2019, PokerStars welcomed players from which U.S. state in January 2021?
#9. The pandemic meant Lex Veldhuis had to cancel his "Lex Live" get-together, planned for May. But what tournament series ran in its place?
Lex couldn’t be live, but there was no problem with Lex Not Live.
#10. Which poker pro, who came to prominence after winning a satellite, released a book titled Poker Satellite Success in May?
It was Bernard Lee, who finished 13th in the 2005 WSOP Main Event. We published an excerpt from Poker Satellite Success.
#11. A player named "Brelarsssssssss" became the first representative from which country to win a title in a major PokerStars series, when they won a $109 buy-in freezeout during Bounty Builder Turbo Series?
Brelarsssssssss put Cambodia on the map with this breakout win. Here’s how the full series went down.
#12. Although all suits are equal in most poker variants, which suit is considered "highest" in razz, where the player with the highest door card has to pay the bring-in?
#13. Back in July, we looked at five of the best poker quotes. Who said the following: “Limit poker is a science, but no-limit is an art. In limit, you are shooting at target. In no-limit, the target comes alive and shoots back at you.”?
#22. In November, we looked back at some of the highlights of 20 years of PokerStars, in our Big 20 celebrations. In 2013, the Monte Carlo EPT Main Event had what has been described as the best final table of any poker tournament ever. Who won it?
All four superstars were in the final eight, but Steve O’Dwyer beat them to the title.
#23. In what year was the biggest cash-game pot ever played on PokerStars?