2011 Retrospective – Part 12

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2011. December 31.
In the final part of our end-of-the-year retrospective, we revise what happened in December, 2011.
December

The main event of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Prague ended with the victory of Andrey Pateychuk. The Russian poker player went home with €450,000 in profit, along with his first WPT title he added to his EPT San Remo victory from earlier this year.

Andrey Pateychuk
Andrey Pateychuk

Want to read more on Pateychuk’s success? Click here.

As the final major step towards the forfeiture of Full Tilt Poker, an agreement was reached between Groupe Bernard Tapie and the shareholders of FTP. As a result, the United States Department of Justice can now acquire the room’s assets and resell it to GBT, while dismissing the civil charges against the company.

Want to read more on the agreement? Click here.

PokerStars organised a $10 million guaranteed Sunday Million, as part of the celebrations of the room’s 10th anniversary. With 62,116 players registering, the prize pool grew to a whopping $12,423,000 and the event became to be the biggest Sunday Million ever. As a result of a deal at the final table, Canadian player ‘First-Eagle’ emerged as the winner of the $1,146,574 first prize.

Want to read more on the 10th Anniversary Sunday Million? Click here.

PokerStars announced a new series of online events, launching January, 2012. The first Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) will contain 50 events.

Want to read more on the TCOOP? Click here.


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