Kalidou, Korea, and the anniversary Million

April 12, 2019inPoker

Catch up on all of this week’s PokerStars Blog content…

• Kalidou Sow joins Team PokerStars

• Michael Soyza wins Super High Roller with APPT Korea in full swing

• What does it take to win the Sunday Million? Find out…

Don’t forget!

There’s a €530 five-package guaranteed EPT Monte Carlo Main Event satellite at 20:35 WET on Sunday, April 14th.


KALIDOU SOW JOINS TEAM POKERSTARS

There was some exciting news out of PokerStars head office this week as Frenchman Kalidou Sow was unveiled as the newest member of Team PokerStars.

“To become an ambassador for PokerStars, it’s a dream for me,” the 38-year-old from Paris, France, said. “Amazing, amazing.”

Welcome to the team, Kalidou Sow!

What was really amazing was Sow’s poker playing over the past year and a half. In December 2017 he took down the PokerStars Championship Prague Main Event, earning €675,000 for his efforts. He followed that up just a couple of weeks later with a win in the PokerStars Festival London Main Event for £121K (and a Platinum Pass). Since then he’s won several other major titles, plus he led Team France at the 2019 PokerStars Players Championship in the Bahamas.

Welcome to the team, Kalidou.


MORE ABOUT KALIDOU SOW: ANNOUNCEMENT
CAREER TIMELINE AND QUOTES | PRAGUE CHAMPION | PSF LONDON WINNER


SOYZA WINS SUPER HIGH ROLLER AT APPT KOREA

The action is well underway at APPT Korea, with a champion already being crowned in the Super High Roller.

Michael Soyza was the defending Main Event champion

Michael Soyza, who not only won the Main Event at this stop last year but also ended Day 1A as the second largest stack yesterday, took down the ₩10,000,000 APPT Super High Roller ($8,767) for ₩178,890,000 ($157,423) after defeating China’s Jiang Chen in a brief heads-up encounter.

You can read about Soyza’s victory here.

Meanwhile, the ₩1,800,000 Main Event got going yesterday, with Soyza almost topping the 222-strong field. Ultimately it was Japan’s Takao Shimizu who bagged biggest, with 59 survivors at the end of play.


APPT KOREA MAIN EVENT: DAY 1B LIVE UPDATES | DAY 1A COVERAGE ARCHIVE


WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO WIN THE SUNDAY MILLION?

The 13th anniversary of the Sunday Million takes place this weekend (14th April), and trust us, it’s going to be a big one. There’s a massive $10M guaranteed in the prize pool, and whoever takes it down is guaranteed a minimum first-place prize of $1M.

Sunday Million

Take notes from former Sunday Million winners

But what does it take to win a tournament as large and prestigious as the Milly?

We asked several former winners including Anton Wigg and two-time champ Paul Vas Nunes for their tips and advice.

Find out what it takes to win the Sunday Million here.


MORE ON THE ANNIVERSARY SUNDAY MILLION: TIMELINE
WHO’LL WIN: PART 1PART 2 | STRATEGY ADVICE | QUALIFY FOR FREE
ANNOUNCEMENT | SAVE THE DATE: APRIL 14, 1pm (ET)


MORE CONTENT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED:

All the latest from the UFC

You know what they call a Big Mac in Estonia? (Poker in the Ears pod w/ Patrik Antonius)

Spin of the Day: “My dream is to be a poker player”

Poker stereotypes: Have you met them all?


Opening a PokerStars account is easy. Click here to get an account in minutes.


Loading...

Next Story

Loading...