2014 ACOP Super High Roller: Day 1 live updates

6:10pm: Cards flying on Day 1 of the Super High RollerThe cards are in the air!There are 35 players already registered for the event, but only 16 at the tables to begin play. Some of those already seated include Team PokerStars Pro Jonathan Duhamel, Steve O'Dwyer, Isaac Baron, Br...more

by Joshua Bell on November 1, 2014 2:14 AM

How are you with surprises? Spin & Go will help you find out

How's your emotional fortitude in times of great excitement? If you're unsure there's a really easy way to find out. It's called Spin & Go on PokerStars. If you were on the PokerStars client a few moments ago you might have noticed niso2213 win a Spin and Go tournament. He, like ...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 31, 2014 9:23 AM

2014 ACOP: Super high rolling start for Macau's flagship event

The Bahamas has the PCA. Australia has the APPT Aussie Millions. Las Vegas has the WSOP. Monte Carlo has the EPT Grand Final. Macau has the Asia Championship of Poker.The City of Dreams is the home of poker in MacauOver the next two weeks, PokerStars LIVE Macau are hosting their ...more

by Joshua Bell on October 31, 2014 8:55 AM

Rake changes at PokerStars

In recent weeks, PokerStars has made several changes which have upset some players. We've heard these complaints and are genuinely listening to the feedback. No one likes higher costs and we appreciate that point of view.In recent years, we have also heard many high-volume, profe...more

by Michael Josem on October 30, 2014 4:21 PM

Poker and the Nash equilibrium

Most of you have probably heard something about game theory, a topic some poker players have gotten curious about and studied. If you're one of those players, you might also have heard of "Nash equilibrium," which is a concept that comes out of game theory."Nash equilibrum" is n...more

by Ivan Demidov on October 30, 2014 7:48 AM

GeoManousos tops 640 to win 10/28/14 Super Tuesday, $120K; Dani "supernova9"

This week's Super Tuesday, PokerStars' weekly $1,050 no-limit hold'em tournament, drew a big turnout of 640 entrants, the largest field for the event since early April. That group together created a prize pool of $640,000 -- well over the $400K guarantee -- and after 10 hours an...more

by Martin Harris on October 29, 2014 12:48 AM

Mission Week: $225,000 on the line

You have a mission. Actually, you have three missions. Complete them, and you've got a chance at winning your part of nearly a quarter million dollars. That's right ladies and gents, Mission Week is back at PokerStars. That means it's time to complete a few simple tasks, earn you...more

by Brad Willis on October 28, 2014 9:18 AM

Loving the spotlight: 2014 PCA champion Dominik Panka

Fresh-faced and angelic-looking, Dominik Panka certainly didn't look like a shark when he first hit the spotlight at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in January. Even though it became swiftly obvious that this was an experienced - and rather terrifying - player, Panka was still...more

by Mad Harper on October 28, 2014 8:50 AM

One hand, two directions

I recently read an interview with Antonio Esfandiari where he mentioned the $600,000 pot we played in season seven of High Stakes Poker. He had 7♥8♥, I had pocket fours, and the flop came T♣6♥4♥. We got all the money in, me with a set and Antonio with a double gutter an...more

by Barry Greenstein on October 28, 2014 8:10 AM

Win a Women's PCA package for poker and winter sunshine

It's never too early to look ahead to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, particularly as the nights begin to draw in, the temperature drops, and sunshine, so recently ever present during the day, now seems nothing more than a distant memory cast in shadow. The PCA though can sol...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 28, 2014 7:35 AM

Live Tournament Coverage

2014 ACOP

2014 ACOP
HK$500,000 Super High Roller
Level 1: Blinds 1,500/3,000
Approx. 35 Entrants