PokerStars Caribbean Adventure poker festival kicked off yesterday with a Main Event satellite and a NL Turbo tournament. In total 50 events will be played between 4 - 14 January. The two most notable tournaments in this years PCA is of course the Main Event with $10,000 buy-in that starts today, and the highroller event with $25,000 buy-in on Janauary 11.
PokerStars Caribbean Adenture was established back in 2004 and has since then awarded over $39,000,000 in prize money. The tournament is played in the beutiful Bahamas and attracts lots of poker players from all over the globe to come and play each year. The PCA is especially popular amongst younger american poker pros as they only have to be 18 years of age to take part and not 21 like in the WSOP.
Here are the previous PCA Main Event winners:
2009 - Poorya Nazari - $3,000,000
2008 - Bertrand "Elky" Grospeiller - $2,000,000
2007 - Ryan Daut - $1,535,255
2006 - Steve Paul Ambrose - $1,388, 600
2005 - John Gale - $890,600
2004 - Daniel Negreanu - $455,780