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Lucky & Skilled PokerStars Winners Take Home Big Prizes

Anyone has what it takes to be one of the lucky winners on PokerStars. PokerStars poker series event and take home huge prize pots and even international poker tournament passes. .

Peter Brankin, a 24-year-old graduate student at the University College London, snatched £9,757 worth of cash prizes from PokerStars MEGASTACK London event. Gonzalo Robles, on another hand, won prizes worth €114,073.35 after beating over 4,000 other players in the FRESH Series Main Event. But lucky players are not limited to playing poker because others also hit it big in PokerStars Casino’s video slots.

Student Champion of the PokerStars MEGASTACK Event

PokerStars MEGASTACKBrankin emerged victorious of the last six players on the final table of the PokerStars MEGASTACK London event with a buy-in of £150, beating more than 700 other entries to the table to win £9,757.

The graduate student who had once won about £5,000 at the UK Student Poker Championships Main Event 2015 also got the coveted Platinum Pass worth US$30,000. With the Platinum Pass, he gets a free trip to the Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) 2019 event with a US$25,000 buy-in for the tournament.

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FRESH Winner Beats More than 4,000 Players

Gonzalo ‘gonzar32’ Robles is the FRESH Series Main Event champion. He outplayed 4,304 players throughout the tournament. In the end, he walked home with a whopping €114,073.35 worth of cash prizes and the valuable Platinum Pass for the PSPC event slated for 2019.

PokerStars FRESH Series is the brand’s first joint tournament series wherein French and Spanish players compete in poker matches. This year’s FRESH ran from Jan. 28 to Feb. 11 with a total prize pool of €6,149,751 for 50 poker events.

Rafi Ashkenazi, chief executive officer of the Stars Group, said:

“It was great to see French and Spanish players challenging each other on the virtual felt. The success of the FRESH Series is an encouraging start as we look forward to extending the shared player pool to Italy and Portugal in the future.”

Aspiring poker champions can still win a Platinum Pass in 2018. PokerStars plans to have US$8 million worth of Platinum Pass prizes to be given out throughout the year.

Million Dollar Winners of the PokerStars Casino

Non-poker players still get a shot at massive prize pools at the PokerStars Casino. Anyone can be as lucky as Zetheriver from Norway who won $1,608,448 in the Genie Jackpots slot on Feb. 13. Genie Jackpots has several high-paying features like its bonus game that can pay up to 1,000 times a player’s bet.

This major win follows another significant win by IL62-Night from Russia. He walked away with massive payout of $1,409,566 from the Stars Mega Spin game. This game is exclusive to the PokerStars Casino and it features a guaranteed US$1 million guaranteed jackpot prize.

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