WCOOP 2014: NikolasDLP aces endurance test for $356K, second bracelet in Eve

Some players who win multiple PokerStars COOP titles do so playing different games. Others do so playing the same variety of poker, only at different maximum table sizes. Event #24 of the 2014 WCOOP saw Russia's NikolasDLP, a past heads-up WCOOP winner, do the double at a full-ri...more

by Jason Kirk on September 16, 2014 2:26 AM

A Katchalov summer, taking in Ukraine, Georgia, Korea and Japan

I am writing from Ukraine, back home after doing a lot of traveling for the last few weeks. I'm eager to get back to poker soon, but it was great enjoying the time off.It's been a while since I've played poker. You might remember this summer I missed the WSOP to shoot a reality...more

by Eugene Katchalov on September 15, 2014 6:36 AM

DaWarsaw on 10 years of professional poker - part II

The second part of my blog was supposed to start with the magic of the numbers 100-10-1. It all seemed so destined for me! Don't know what I am talking about? Well, the 10 there stands for 10 years of me being professional poker player. The 100 is for just finished 100th EPT in B...more

by Grzegorz “DaWarsaw” Mikielewicz on September 15, 2014 4:05 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

Strategy: Is top pair good enough to call down with?

By PokerSchoolOnlineIt's an age old question that generations of poker players have been debating for years and probably will for many years to come, is top pair really good enough to call down with? Of course the answer to the question cannot be generalised as each poker situati...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on September 5, 2014 6:28 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: hummylun gets his due in Event #29 ($320 Limit Badugi)

Two years ago this week, Jerry "hummylun" Wong was one of eleven players remaining in the WCOOP Main Event and one card away from a double-up that would put him on a 104 big-blind stack. Holding pocket aces against pocket sixes, he was a 95.5% favorite; all he had to dodge were t...more

by Kristin Bihr on September 16, 2014 11:15 PM

WCOOP 2014: Assad91 adds third COOP title in Event #28 ($320 Mixed Hold'em)

Event #28 of the 2014 World Championship of Online Poker presented players with an interesting challenge, prove their skill at both Limit and No Limit Hold'em. The two games generally attract a different set of players and their combination tests their ability to adjust strategie...more

by Al Rash on September 16, 2014 6:11 PM

WCOOP 2014: Brian "brianm15" England collects Event #25 title, $68K ($215 NL

Event #25 of this year's WCOOP offered short-handed specialists a chance at a tourney's worth of four-handed poker, with the $215 buy-in no-limit hold'em affair attracting a healthy-sized field of 2,219 action seekers showing up to challenge for the latest WCOOP title. After two...more

by Martin Harris on September 16, 2014 11:28 AM

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