It's time for another PokerStars Championship event, this time PokerStars Championship Presented By Monte-Carlo Casino. The event is already two days in, but PokerNews will be bringing you coverage starting today.
The biggest tournament already underway is €10,300 Opening No-Limit Hold'em, a "shot clock" event that drew 110 entries and has reached a final table of seven players. Chip leader and 2013 WSOP Main Event champ Ryan Riess, Ole Schemion, Steve O'Dwyer, and Koray Aldemir are among those still in contention. O'Dwyer is looking to continue an astonishing run of success in PokerStars Live events, and Riess seeks to build on his recent win in the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale.
The winner of that event will bank €274,750.
As for today's coverage, the storied €100,000 Super High Roller is scheduled to kick off at 12:30 p.m. local time here in Monte Carlo. Celebrity guest Kevin Hart, who played the super high roller at PokerStars Championship Bahamas, will be making an appearance, along the usual cast of high rolling poker celebrities.
Here at PokerNews, we'll be bringing you feature coverage of the event, while live updates can be found at the PokerStars Blog. Today's schedule calls for eight levels lasting one hour apiece, with entries and reentries open throughout the day.
Here's a look at what tournaments you can expect coverage of here on PokerNews for the next nine days:
|April 27-29||€100,000 Super High Roller|
|April 29-May 5||€5,300 Main Event|
|April 30||€50,000 Single-Day High Roller|
|May 3-5||€25,750 High Roller|