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June 17, 2021

Macau Millions 2011 is the first tournament to reach the 1,000-entry mark

PokerStars sets new record

(Macau).- PokerStars Macau at Casino Grand Lisboa has achieved a new record as its Macau Millions 2011 became the first poker tournament in Asia to reach the 1,000-entry mark.

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he tournament, held on April 2-10, reached a total of 1,329 entries.

“I was quietly confident about reaching 1,000 players,” said Danny McDonagh, the recently promoted PokerStars Director of Live Operations in Asia-Pacific.

“This year the popularity of the Macau Millions is so much greater, particularly within the region,” continued Mr McDonagh. “Poker is really taking off in Asia.”

The event was won by Chinese Taipei’s Hung-Sheng “Shaq” Lin who was awarded HK$ 400,000 (us$ 51,484) for his triumph.

 

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