RAMON COLILLAS WINNER of PSPC – POKERSTARS PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP
PokerStars, the flagship poker brand of The Stars Group, announced that Ramon Colillas from Barcelona, Spain, won $5.1 million and was crowned the winner of the PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC), the richest and biggest-ever $25,000 buy-in poker tournament.
Colillas won free entry into the tournament as part of a PokerStars global promotion that awarded 320 people a $30,000 Platinum Pass package, which in addition to free entry, covered travel and hotel accommodations at the Atlantis Resort & Casino in the Bahamas.
As winner of PSPC, Ramon Colillas topped a field of 1,039 players that produced a record-breaking total prize pool of $26,455,500 and attracted players from all over the globe.
As part of the total pool, PokerStars added an extra $1 million to the first-place prize.