Ramón Colillas wins $5.1M at the first-ever PSPC!

The PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC) was a new rake-free, $25,000 buy-in poker tournament that aimed to be one of the biggest in poker's history. And it succeeded.

A staggering $9,000,000 was contributed to the prize pool via 320 Platinum Pass qualifiers, plus $1,000,000 added to first place. Ramón Colillas would eventual walk away victorious, turning his Platinum Pass into $5.1million when he outlasted 1,039 players to win the biggest tournament of its kind ever played.

In all 43 players who earned passage to The Bahamas with a Platinum Pass galvanised their trip with a major payday.

PSPC Key Facts:

  • 1,039 players
  • $26,455,500 total prize pool
  • $1 million added to first-place prize
  • The largest field ever assembled for a $25,000 buy-in tournament
  • The biggest poker tournament in PokerStars Live history

Head to the PokerStars Blog for more on the PSPC, or click here for the full list of Platinum Pass winners.

Ramón Colillas wins $5.1M at the first-ever PSPC!

Are you ready to make poker history?

The PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC) is a new rake-free $25,000 buy-in annual poker tournament that aims to be the biggest event in poker's history. The event has a staggering $9,000,000 contributed to the prize pool, including $1,000,000 added to first place. It will be held in The Bahamas from January 6-10, 2019, and you could join more than 300 players who will win a seat for free. Check out the Platinum Pass page for more details.

Whether you're an online qualifier, live event champion, competition winner or poker pro, make history at the PSPC in 2019.

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PSPC – What to Expect

EPT Goes Global

Live Poker at Its Best

The PSPC aims to connect players of all levels and create the biggest, richest $25,000 event in history. The player experience will be second to none, and alongside a rake-free Main Event with a huge prize pool, the PSPC will offer a variety of offers and player rewards.

Poker at its Best

Over 300 Chances To Play For Free!

Platinum Pass packages worth $30,000 will send more than 300 players to the PSPC for free – contributing more than $8,000,000 in additional prize money. Win yours via online tournaments, live events, and special offers, and grab a $25,000 PSPC buy-in, accommodation at the Atlantis Resort, plus $2,000 for travel and expenses. Click for more details.

The Ultimate Experience

$1,000,000 Added To First Place!

As part of the PSPC's dedication to its players, $1,000,000 will be added to first prize and Platinum Pass packages will contribute $8,000,000 more to the prize pool. Action will also be streamed online to millions of poker fans.

Player of the Year

Heaps Of Mystery Rewards!

Throughout the PSPC, players can win added bonuses, cash prizes and mystery rewards! There will also be on-the-spot PSPC giveaways at PokerStars Live tournaments throughout 2018. Click for details.

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