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PokerStars is proud to present Season 3 of the France Poker Series (FPS) - France’s No.1 live poker experience. Building on the runaway success of the outstanding first two seasons, Season 3 will be even better, and everything kicks off with the unmissable Snowfest in the Alps! The venue is the stunning Evian Casino where PokerStars qualifiers, Team PokerStars Pro and other top players will descend to do battle.
Satellite qualifiers are running at PokerStars now, giving you the chance to win a prize package (buy-in, hotel and expenses) for an unforgettable experience both on and off the felt! FPS Season 3 action will play out in some of the most beautiful casinos in France, including for the first time ever a visit to Cannes on the Cote d’Azur!
Season 3 will also have a Leader Board, where players win points for placing in the money at any of the France Poker Series events, as well as for playing the tournaments.
|FPS SnowFest Evian||March 19-24, 2013||Evian Casino||€1,000 + 100|
|FPS Amneville||May 28-June 2, 2013||Amneville Casino||€1,000 + 100|
|FPS Cannes-Mandelieu||September 24-29, 2013||Pullman Royal Hotel/Casino||€1,000 + 100|
|FPS Paris||November 16-23, 2013||Cercle Cadet||€1,100|
|FPS Deauville Grand Final||January 22-26, 2013||Casino Barriere, Deauville||€1,000 + 100|
Cannes-Mandelieu | 559 players | €536,400 prize pool | 1st: Giedrius Gradeckas (€120,000)
Records were broken on the French Riviera as the Cannes stop of Season 3 drew a huge field of 559 players from 31 different countries. The top 64 places were paid, all sharing the total prize pool of €536,400. The big winner was PokerStars Qualifier Giedrus Gradeckas from Lithuania, who beat Yann Belkheir from France in the heads-up finale to claim the title and €120,000 in cash.
Amneville | 417 players | €400,320 prize pool | 1st: Ibrahim El Feliani (€92,000)
The second event of Season 3 of the France Poker Series took place in North East France, as a big field of 417 players joined to do battle. The total prize pool topped €400,000 and close to €100,000 went to the eventual winner Ibrahim El Feliani, who beat PokerStars qualifier Nicolas Feyssat in the heads-up finale. Feyssat collected a cool €60,000 for finishing in the runner-up spot.
SnowFest Evian | 280 players | €268,800 prize pool | 1st: Neil Raine (€60,000)
Season 3 of the France Poker Series kicked off in fine style in the mountains, as Evian welcomed a quality field of 280 players to an exclusive SnowFest event. The big winner was UK player Neil Raine who took home the trophy and a first place cash prize of €60,000. Raine, who qualified online at PokerStars via a Players' Choice satellite, beat Michael Reubi in a tense heads-up finale.
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