1. Perhaps the biggest news of the week came earlier today when PokerStars produced a press release stating their intentions to repay $184,000,000 to former customers of Full Tilt Poker OUTSIDE the United States. PokerStars is shooting for a November relaunch of FullTiltPoker.com for non-American players.

2. Ever since signing tennis legend Rafael Nadal, PokerStars has done a great job promoting the international superstar. They are taking things one step further and allowing players to qualify for a chance to meet and play poker with one of the all-time greats. Rafa "Dream Day" qualifiers are running on the hour from today through October 21st. The top three players in each qualifier will win a seat to the Dream Day Final on the 21st. Whoever wins will get to hang out with Rafa in Majorca Spain and the next 30 players will receive an autographed tennis hat from Nadal himself.

3. There has been some more high-stakes action on PokerStars lately, especially in their PLO games. The traffic seems to come and go based on when players like Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Jens "Jeans89" Kyllonen. The main game has been $50/$100 with some random $100/$200 PLO being player from time to time.

4. The 2012 World Championship of Online Poker has been quite successful. The big tournament series finishes tonight with the culmination of the Main Event final table. There are a few notable names battling to make the $5,200 final table including Mike "munchenHB" Telker and Phillipe "takechip" D'Auteuil.

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