And whopping win on The Deal mini-game progressive jackpot.

Online poker player ‘maxv2’, who won the PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) 2017 $215 Main Event for $489,075.72, has topped the largest prize winner of the series list as well as the all time list of biggest TCOOP prizes ever won.

The series attracted more than 215,000 entries in total, generating a record prize pool of $3,413,377, and the  series paid out more than $23 million across the 66 events which took place online at PokerStars.

In related news, the progressive jackpot for PokerStars’ mini game, The Deal, was hit by ‘zuziek79’ for the first time in two weeks, awarding the Polish online player a whopping $287,230.45.

‘Suziek79’ was playing The Deal for the first time when the lucky strike came on his seventh hand at the 7 StarsCoin buy-in level which triggered the Royal Flush that led to the largest jackpot the game has ever paid out.‘

“I’m very happy. It is a life changing amount of money for me. I plan to spend it wisely and of course continue playing at PokerStars,” the lucky punter said.

The Deal Jackpot has proven to be a popular feature on PokerStars having triggered over 20 times since its launch in mid-December.  Total jackpot prizes exceed $1.2 million to date.