New Episode of PokerStars Championship Cash Challenge Released
They teased earlier with a video which we dubbed the Craziest Hand of Poker You'll See All Year, but now the full first episode of the PokerStars Championship Cash Challenge has been released.
PokerStars taped the show during the now-defunct PokerStars Championship Monte Carlo, in which six players battle it out in a €25/€50 cash game with €10 ante. Pre-flop the action is pot limit, post-flop it's no-limit.
Line Up One - Kevin Hart
The first five episodes feature some established pros, not all necessarily known for their cash game prowess, movie star Kevin Hart, and qualifier Mila Munroe. Munroe, a qualifier from Germany, is staked for €12,500 by PokerStars. Dubbed "The Challenger," she plays 150 hands and gets to keep any profits she makes.
The video playlist beneath has all five episodes featuring this lineup.
|3||Liv Boeree||United Kingdom||€10,000|
|4||Kevin Hart||United States||€25,000|
|5||Charlie Carrel||United Kingdom||€25,000|
|6||Faraz Jaka||United States||€15,000|
Line Up Two - Jaime Staples
In episode six, a new line-up is assembled with Sam Grafton being the most talkative. Brittish qualifier Alex Currie sat down with €12,500 while PokerStars Team Pro Jake Cody brought €20,000. Jaime Staples had €10,000 to go with, Celina Lin, Sam Grafton and Alireza Fatehi started out with €5,000.
The video playlist beneath has both released episodes of this lineup.
|1||Alex Currie||United Kingdom||€12,500|
|2||Jake Cody||United Kingdom||€20,000|
|6||Sam Grafton||United Kingdom||€5,000|