PokerStars World Cup of Poker IV Finals Nearly Set

For eleven hours on Sunday, national poker teams from around the globe fought it out in the Division Finals of the PokerStars World Cup of Poker IV. At stake--more than money. The winners were guaranteed to have a seat at a televised poker table. They were guaranteed a free trip to Barcelona, Spain for the live finals. Finally, the winners get a shot to win an international poker title for their home country. It will be a battle for bragging rights, national pride, and big cash in Barcelona.

But first, the teams had to beat out all of the other teams in their division. It started at 7am ET and ended just before 6pm. When it was over, seven of the the eight final teams had been decided. A tie in European Division III will force a a playoff between Hungary and Romania. For a complete look back at the eleven hours of coverage, including the scores of all the matches, be sure to visit the PokerStars World Cup of Poker IV Division Finals Live Blog .

Now, I present to you, your finalists in the PokerStars World Cup of Poker IV.

Barcelona Live Final Teams

USA National Team 1
tnetter, shaundeeb, principe4, d-28
(USA Division)

Canada Province Team 1 (Newfoundland)
tilterino, SirWatts, gummer2004, poppyoppy
(Canada Division)

Bayern--Province Team 3
Rennwurm, bolsans, kosa28, Corn0815
(German Division)

Team Ireland
ROONEY_DIVES, luckysod, Conno!!y, greenrizla
(Britain and Ireland Division)

Team Iceland
Squrell, uglyjoes, @tl@sinn, frikki
(Europe Division I)

Team Portugal
spxdes, zumytime, Guto ,jojo19713
(Europe Division II)

Team Hungary or Team Romania
Playoff pending
(Europe Division III)

Team Mexico
onasis16, coronabeach, xmeteorox, elricardomt
(Rest of World Division)

As soon as I have details on the playoff between Hungary and Romania, I'll be sure to post them here. What's more, the PokerStars Blog will have have coverage of the finals in Barcelona.

Good luck to all the players--and safe travels to Spain!

Brad Willis
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