It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Baalim!

When I was a little boy I went to the beach with my family one winter, and I saw people landing with a parachute on the sand. Since that moment I knew that was something I had to do. I remember asking all my uncles for money to skydive, but for some reason I couldn't do it back t...more

by Jorge "Baalim"Limon on April 23, 2014 7:35 AM

Your mission: Win a lot of money

Are you more of a Bond or a Bourne? Think about that for a minute while you consider whether you are up for what's ahead in the coming week. PokerStars has a mission for you. Complete it, and you stand a chance of winning up to $20,000 in a matter of minutes. The best part? The ...more

by Brad Willis on April 23, 2014 7:13 AM

Ken Wong wins ACOP Platinum Series IV

The PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room has had record turnouts for every special event this year and unsurprisingly that's meant a fresh faced winner in each main event. Last week's ACOP Platinum Series IV was about the old guard as Asian poker veterans Ken Wong and Daren Yoon eac...more

by Fred Leung on April 22, 2014 7:07 AM

(Rake)-Racing my brother

My brother Matthias and I are continuing to pursue our Supernova Elite Challenge this year, and while it's still an uphill battle for both of us, we had a chance to gather a lot of VPPs in a fun way recently. We both took part in the Belgian Online Poker Championship (BOPC) Ring...more

by Christophe De Meulder on April 18, 2014 8:27 AM

Statement on "Heartbleed Bug"

PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker are aware of the vulnerability in OpenSSL that is being widely described in news reports as the 'Heartbleed Bug'. We can confirm that at no stage were our downloadable clients on either PokerStars or Full Tilt Poker vulnerable to this issue at any t...more

by Rob Withington on April 12, 2014 12:44 PM

The Bonus Cut: Martin Finger fails to pull the trigger. Would you?

This week's Bonus Cut features a 'sweat with' that sees EPT winner Martin Finger clash with two of his high stakes compatriots during the EPT London High Roller. It's three-handed play when Finger is dealt the very playable ten-eight offsuit on the button. Watch the clip. Do you ...more

by Rick Dacey on April 11, 2014 5:32 AM

Ludovic "ludovi333" Geilich earns six-figure score, 4/8/14 Super Tuesday win

After last week's record-shattering field of 711 in the Super Tuesday, PokerStars' weekly $1,050 no-limit hold'em tournament, it was no surprise to see another huge turnout this Tuesday. When late registration closed 689 had signed up -- the second-largest field in the event's h...more

by Martin Harris on April 9, 2014 1:53 AM

Aaron "JeanGrae" McCready wins 4/22/14 Super Tuesday, $110K; Ole Schemion 7t

After all of those weeks of 600-plus player fields in the Super Tuesday -- plus a record 711-entrant one three weeks back -- things have calmed down just a tad recently amid all of the tours currently happening around the world, including on the European Poker Tour where the Gran...more

by Martin Harris on April 23, 2014 1:47 AM

Golden SNGs close on pricey note

Well, that was quite a turn of events. As you might be aware, PokerStars' Carnival of Tournaments has been going on for a couple of weeks. The festival included the Golden SNGs promo which added money to random SNG tourneys over the course of the week. In all, PokerStars planne...more

by Brad Willis on April 22, 2014 9:57 AM

Weekend review: EPT makes history, 7-way chop in Million

This weekend was a holiday for many around the world, and it was an historic one in the poker world as Team PokerStars Pro Victoria Coren Mitchell became the first person in European Poker Tour history to win two Main Event titles. When EPT Sanremo kicked off last week, organiz...more

by Brad Willis on April 21, 2014 8:05 AM

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