Rasset’s statement also announced the cancellation of the Road to PSPC Cannes, Road to PSPC Madrid Torrelodones and the Manilla Super Series 14 series.
The event’s inaugural run paid seven points to the top six, with eventual champion Ramon Collilas earning $ 5.1 million as the winner. The 30-year-old Spaniard won his Platinum Pass into the event by finishing first on the Campeonato de España de Poker leaderboard in 2018.He only had $ 11,054 in cash tournaments that had once been on his behalf visit poker88.
“We realize that this news will disappoint a lot of people, but we know you will understand and appreciate why this is necessary. Our priority is the safety and health of all our players and staff, as well as the community that hosts such large events, ”said Managing Director at the Stars Group Séverin Rasset in a release. While we can’t give an exact date at this time, we do know that PSPC will be back bigger and better in 2021 at Casino Barcelona. Until then, we’ll be focused on creating a life-changing and memorable PokerStars experience when we’re safe and together again. ”
PSPC is unique in many ways, but one particular feature that stands out is the ‘Platinum Pass’, valued at around $ 30,000, which is given to free players in various promotions with PokerStars. Platinum Pass as a venue for the event as well as money for travel, accommodation and seating. There were 320 Platinum Passes awarded to players for the previous iteration of this event, which added $ 8,000,000 to the final $ 26,455,500 prize pool for the event. In its release regarding the postponement, Rasset announced that 400 Platinum Passes will be awarded for the 2021 run of this event.
For now, all promotions granting Platinum Passes have been in effect. New and newest promotions will be announced at the final date for 2021 have been confirmed. Players who are awarded a Platinum Pass for running the event planned for 2020 will not receive any money, but their pass will remain valid for events running next year.