WCOOP 2014: Lateski right on time for $488K win in Event #45, $2,100 NLHE

At the $2,100 buy-in level, Event #45 sported one of the largest buy-ins of the entire 2014 World Championship of Online Poker. Only a handful of high roller events and the Main Event cost more to enter, making this one of the more attractive tournaments on the schedule for baggi...more

by Jason Kirk on September 23, 2014 1:05 AM

Prop betting my way to better health

In my last blog post I spoke about how my year wasn't going in the direction I wanted it to, and that everything needed to change. It's been a bit over a month since I made that post and I'm happy to report that things are on the up and up. Poker has been going better, I have bee...more

by Roy Bhasin on September 19, 2014 8:08 AM

Wake-up call

Something happened to me during the last half of this year's WSOP.I had a little bit of a wake-up call in Vegas where I was in the middle of playing several long days in a row, drinking a lot of coffee and generally not paying too much attention to my health. Then one day in the...more

by Matthias De Meulder on September 19, 2014 7:25 AM

To slowplay or not to slowplay?

Flopping the nuts is great; however, a lot of players really struggle with getting the most value out of the hand. Questions arise as to whether it's better to smooth-call an opponent's raise or should we re-raise instead? In this new edition of Poker Bites at PokerSchoolOnline w...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on September 19, 2014 7:04 AM

Join the second annual Poker(Stars) homecoming

Where does poker live? Did you say Las Vegas? I'm afraid you'd be wrong. It's not Macau, Texas, New Jersey or London either. It's... the Isle of Man. That's right, the Isle of Man is the home of poker and this is why: more hands are dealt here than anywhere else on the planet. An...more

by Rick Dacey on September 12, 2014 5:30 AM

Make your selection in The Protege #LastLonger

The Protégés have been selected, their mentor's prepared, now it's time for things to get interesting for those of us watching from the rail.PokerStars is offering seats to some exclusive freerolls for players taking part in a new #LastLonger competition, in which you get to pick...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 5, 2014 3:52 AM

APPT8 Manila: Thanh Ha Duong comes from behind to secure title!

A major turnaround has happened here in Manila today proving once again that it doesn't matter how big a deficit you face, there's always a chance that the cards will fall yours and not your opponent's way.Thanh Ha Duong came into this heads up battle with just 800,000 in chips c...more

by Chris Hall on July 7, 2014 9:04 AM

WCOOP 2014: Spencer "360flip019" Moe on a first title, and keeping feet on t

For Spencer "360flip019" Moe (a username created from a combination of a certain skateboarding trick and the shirt number of his hero Markus Naslund) poker is more about staying grounded than living the high roller lifestyle. Although after his win in Event #12 of WCOOP this mont...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 23, 2014 9:40 AM

WCOOP 2014: Planets align for Neptune04 in Event #46 ($320 5-Card PLO 6-Max

Poker is a game of variance. Some days nothing goes right, and then others, the planets align and everything falls into place. Perhaps it helps to have a username like Neptune04 as today was the day for the Swede to survive and thrive on the brutal variance of short-handed, five-...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on September 22, 2014 10:24 PM

WCOOP 2014: PKaiser claims the final bounty in Event #48 ($215 NLHE Turbo KO

In a knockout event such as this one, all bounties are given the same value, but ultimately there's only one bounty that you really want to collect -- the last one! Bounties are a nice way to share the prize pool around, but when there's six figures up top, you only want to be th...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on September 22, 2014 8:43 PM

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WCOOP 2014

The 2014 World Championship of Online Poker is now underway.