The Weekly Review: PokerStars In the Spotlight With WCOOP and Video Replays
PokerStars has introduced a fun video recap for players while the internet wizards were out in full force with WCOOP as we recap what was a big Sunday. Get the quick version of who moved up the GPI rankings in this week's GPI recap.
Here is your Weekly Review for September 10 to 16, 2017:
PokerStars Introduces Stars Winning Moments
PokerStars has introduced a new way for you to document the deep runs you have had in your recent poker tournaments with their new ”Stars Winning Moments” videos. The video-generating technology by Treepodia creates a video recapping the voyage towards a big score in a tournament.
Take a look at the article to get a full breakdown as well as a video example from Team PokerStars Online Pro Jaime Staples.
Canadian Based American Nick Rampone Rampages His Way to a Quarter of a Million Dollars
With the World Championship of Online Poker (WCCOP) going on at PokerStars, partypoker’s Powerfest, and 888poker’s XL Eclipse series happening there were a ton of large prize pools to be won during the Sunday grind.
The top score this Sunday went to Nick “PureCash25” Rampone who, from within the boarders of Canada managed to outlast a total of 3,574 entries in the $530 buy-in Sunday Million to collect $256,502.18.
Another Canadian having a deep run in a WCOOP event was “wazawskiHH” who made the final table of the WCOOP-26-H $1,050 Sunday Warm-Up, which got a bump up from the traditional $215 buy-in. This tournament attracted a total of 1,442 to smash the $275,000 guarantee. The aforementioned “wazawskiHH” came up just short, falling in third place to place $113,068.95 into their pockets.
For the full breakdown of all the Canadian big scores across all three main online poker sites click on the article linked below.
Timothy Adams Moves To Third In GPI Rankings
The Global Poker Index is the ranking system for live tournament poker players which analyzes the results of players over six half-year periods.
Ari Engel held onto the lead in the overall Canadian GPI rankings for the 46th week in a row. He is closely followed by Mike Leah in second place and Timothy Adams in third place who passed Daniel Dvoress for that position. Dvoress and Sam Greenwood round out the top five spots.
Ari Engel also held onto the lead in the 2017 GPI Canadian Player of the Year race. Timothy Adams, Daniel Negreanu, Mike Leah, and Daniel Dvoress follow Engel. There were no changes to the top 10 this week.