The Weekly Review: Canadian Final Tables PSPC, Three Greenwoods Cash

The Weekly Review: Canadian Final Tables PSPC, Three Greenwoods Cash 0001

The Weekly Review is back to recap you on any articles you may have missed. This includes how Canadians fared at the PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC), including one who final tabled the event.

Here is your Weekly Review for Jan 6, 2019 to Jan 12, 2019.

Two Canadians Run Deep at the PSPC

The PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) which ran during the PokerStars Carribbean Adventure (PCA) at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas wrapped up this past week. The event featured a $25,000 buy-in with 300 qualifiers from various way via PokerStars. PokerStars also added an additional $1 million for first place. The event saw 1,039 players enter to create a prize pool of just under $26.5 million.

Kristen Bicknell lead the way for Canadians for most of day 1 and 2. her run came to an end just short of the final table in 11th place though, for a score of $328,500.

Marc Perrault was one of the Canadians who flew under the radar for most of the tournament but was the last Canadian standing in the field. After making the final table, Perrault finished the fourth and penultimate day of the event as the short stack, sitting in eighth place. He ended up laddering his way to a sixth place finish and found a $1 million pay day in the process.

For the full article please click on the link below.

Three Greenwoods Cash in $25k PSPC

The PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) featured the best value of a $25,000 tournament. The tournament featured a field of 1,039 players with a $5.1 million first prize, thanks to the added $1 million for first added by PokerStars.

All three Greenwood brothers, Sam, Max, and Luc ended up making the trip to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) in the Bahamas and all three made the money of this prestigious event. The later of the three brothers, Luc, busted just after the money bubbled had burst for $39,500 in 98th place.

Sam and Max eventually busted near the end of the day in 49th and 47th place respectively, each racking up a $69,100 cash.

For the full article which discusses Max Greenwood's return to the felt after retirement from the game, along with an interview with all three Greenwood brothers, please click on the link below.

Norm Macdonald Brings the Funny to the PSPC

Canadian stand up comedy legend Norm Macdonald has been a staple around the World Series of Poker and other poker events over the year.

During the lead up to the PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) during the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) in the Bahamas, PokerStars commentator and stand up comedian Joe Stapleton had an idea to host a stand up comedy night at the comedy club at the Atlantis Resort. Clayton Fletcher, who is a stand up comedian and also finished 28th in the 2018 WSOP Main Event also enquired about the event.

After someone from PokerStars on a conference call about the event asked if they should get a true stand up comedian to headline the event, Stapleton put forth Macdonald's name and Norm couldn't wait to get involved. With years on Saturday Night Live, and touring Canadian comedy clubs, Macdonald, Stapleton and the other comedians were sure to give the poker playing community a night to remember.

For the full article please click on the link below.

Winnipeg Native Jesse Johnston tops Sunday Online Poker Winners

With a long list of special online poker events across the web, there was plenty to be won on the virtual felt this past Sunday. In the end it was Jesse "shakentoucan" Johnston who took a fourth place finish in the Winter Series 55- Medium: Sunday Warm-Up SE for a $30,092.33 pay day.

In the Winter Series 57 - High: Sunday 500 SE, "n3xD" made the final table and finished in fourth place for $24,155.60.

Please click on the article linked below to see how Canadians fared in all the Sunday majors.

Bicknell Looks to Add a $1 Million Score to Her Resume

Canada's top tournament poker player in 2018 was Kristen Bicknell. The article follows Bicknell's day to day run throughout the PokerStars Players Cahampionship. One of Bicknell's goals for 2019 is to have a $1 million score. She put herself in contention to accomplish that goal in the very first tournament but ultimately fell short of that $1 million pay day by finishing in 11th place for $328,500. Even though this is her biggest live cash, Bicknell has big plans for 2019 and is off to a great start.

For the full article please click on the link below.

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