Blowout Series from PokerStars wrapped up with a huge $93,558,405 prize pool awarded to players, beating the series guarantee of $60 million.
The PokerStars community were also awarded $2 million worth of Series tickets for free throughout the Series.
The Series brought the year to a close and welcomed in the New Year. From December 27 to January 19, it attracted more than 300,000 players across 266 events.
Each Sunday, PokerStars ran The Big Blowout tournament, which had a different buy-in each week. Across the four tournaments, a total of $24,762,000 was awarded to players.
Blowout Series: $1,050 NLHE [The Big Blowout!] awarded $6,922,000. Arbaarba secured their seat at the table for a fraction of the price, just $109. They topped the leader board to secure a $739,976 pay-out, the biggest profit of the series.
Blowout Series: $530 NLHE [The Big Blowout!] awarded the PokerStars community with $6,469,000. gwolde was victorious in the event, taking home $721,691 after winning their seat through a $22 satellite.
Blowout Series: $215 NLHE [The Big Blowout!] awarded players with $6,371,000. UnHuman3 won the event for $456,346.
Blowout Series: $109 NLHE [The Big Blowout!] awarded $5,000,000 to players. pilaa was crowned the winner and took home $381,174.
In addition, the $11 buy-in New Year’s Bash event attracted 219,967 entries, the most of the series. The tournament awarded $2,155,676 overall, with NetoGamboa taking home $92,745, following their first-place finish after a four-way deal.
Multiple players were able to turn small buy-ins into big wins, with flynthehouse, r4fuel and katarina1011 all turning $2.85 into $19,622.74, $14,689.66 and $9,721.10, respectively.
Success for PokerStars Ambassadors
On the final event of the series Lex Veldhuis broke his own Twitch record after winning his biggest ever prize live on Twitch. He placed 4th in the $5,200 Blowout Series Side Event for $97,256.
Arlie Shaban also broke personal records after he turned $22 into $19,707 in event #84-M, the biggest score ever for the Twitch streamer.
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