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PokerStars Western European League

Download PokerStars and start playing in the exclusive $9,000 PokerStars PokerNews Western European League with tournaments featuring weekly added prize pools and a league point leaderboard playing toward a $9,000 final!

The first event of the $9,000 PokerStars PokerNewsWestern European League has entered the history books and it was buxiboy who won the first event and put themselves in the early lead on the league leaderboard.

Not only did buxiboy win cash for their first place finish, but also received 20 league points (plus 1 participation point) for their big effort and now has a good chance of finishing in the top 27 players who will qualify to participate in the $9,000 PokerNews League Final taking place on Dec. 21 at 2000 WET.

$$9,000 PokerNews Western European League Leaderboard

PlacePlayerPoints
1stbuxiboy21
2ndjefrutten17
3rdhsv franky15
4thcrazytuner13
5thNelisnils11
6thBurnleyJoe9
7thHamflet7
8thPokerwhizPro5
9thTijgerHaai3
10th75franco2

Remember that the $9,000 PokerNews League is open to players from all regions and with only one event being played, now is the time to start playing in the weekly league events which are played every Wednesday at 2000 WET.

The next event will be played tonight at 2000 WET and is a $2+0.20 NL Turbo with $100 added, so if that sounds like your kind of event be sure to take to the tables this evening.

Weekly $10,000 PokerNews League Tournaments

2: Oct. 19 at 2000 WET — $2+$0.2 NL Turbo ($100 added)
3: Oct. 26 at 2000 WET — $4+$0.4 PL 6-max ($100 added)
4: Nov. 2 at 2000 WET — $5+$0.5 NL Deep Stack Full Ring ($150 added)
5: Nov. 9 at 2000 WET — $3+$0.3 NL Heads-up ($100 added)
6: Nov. 16 at 2000 WET — $3+$0.3 NL Full Ring ($100 added)
7: Nov. 23 at 2000 WET — $3+$0.3 NL Turbo ($100 added)
8: Nov. 30 at 2000 WET — $3+$0.3 PL 6-max ($100 added)
9: Dec. 7 at 2000 WET — $3+$0.3 NL Deep Stack Full Ring ($100 added)
10: Dec. 14 at 2000 WET — $3+$0.3 NL Heads-Up ($100 added)

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If the added cash prize pools aren't enticing enough to load up PokerStars, remember that it is the all-important league points that each and every player will be gunning for. Even if you don't manage to finish in the top 10 each week, players still receive 1 bonus point just for participating in a league event and with nine events remaining, players are still able to accumulate 9 points just for playing each week.

PlaceLeague Points
1st20
2nd16
3rd14
4th12
5th10
6th8
7th6
8th4
9th2
10th1

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The events in the $9,000 PokerNews League are open to everyone, but are password protected, with the password released on PokerNews 48 hours before each event begins.

To further add to the action of the exciting format, players have the ability to choose one event as a wild card tournament, where double the amount of points will be earned. That means regardless of the outcome of the wild card event, players will receive at least 2 league points. Players must announce their wild card tournament on the dedicated forum thread prior to the start of the chosen event. Choose carefully as only one wild card means only once chance at double points!

When the weekly league events are all over it will be the top 27 players on the league leaderboad who will advance to the PokerStars PokerNews League Final on Dec. 21 at 2000 WET. The final will see a hefty $9,000 up for grabs and the top 18 places on will go home with a share of the prizepool for their gallant effort in the league.

PlacePrize
130%
220%
311.9%
48%
56.5%
65%
73.5%
82.6%
91.7%
101.2%
111.2%
121.2%
131.2%
141.2%
151.2%
161.2%
171.2%
181.2%

If you don’t already have an account but would like to play in one of our fantastic leagues, be sure to sign-up to PokerStars through PokerNews and use our 100% up to $600 first-deposit bonus when using the marketing code UKPOKERNEWS and the bonus code STARS600.

Now use your PokerStars account to start accumulating league points and become the PokerStars PokerNews Western European League Champion!

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