2014 ACOP: Ten Questions for ElkY

ElkY is no stranger to Macau and the Asia Championship of Poker. In fact, the Team PokerStars Pro has been a Macau regular since 2007 and was happy to answer some of our questions about playing in the gaming capital of the world.1. Which events are you planning to play at the AC...more

by PokerStars LIVE Macau Staff on October 23, 2014 8:42 AM

What makes the Asia Championship of Poker so special?

Tournament poker in Asia had a breakthrough when PokerStars landed on the shores of Macau and launched the Macau Poker Cup series. Its main event - known as the Red Dragon event - continues to grow and break records annually. What started with 30-something entrants is now at nea...more

by Bryan Huang on October 23, 2014 8:19 AM

Finding your way to Prague and the EPT and Eureka Main Events

We know what it's like when you just want to sit down a play, especially when the intention is to qualify for an event you've been waiting for all year long. Sometimes though you wind up getting lost in the PokerStars lobby in the rush, finding yourself mis-clicking and winding u...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 23, 2014 5:18 AM

The burden of the Poker Hall of Fame

The Poker Hall of Fame is a gallery reserved for the greatest names in the poker world.Every year, 10 names are chosen through a public vote, and they are introduced to the living members (21) of Poker Hall of Fame and a group of journalists (20). Those 41 people are the ones who...more

by Joao Nunes on October 22, 2014 6:28 AM

2014 ACOP: How to get followed

We're just days away from the 2014 Asia Championship of Poker and you can smell the anticipation and excitement in the air for the Far East's biggest annual poker competition!For those who have missed the stories leading up to ACOP, one Mr. Awesome has compiled them for you right...more

by Fred Leung on October 22, 2014 6:17 AM

Your chance to #AskMickey as Team Online week continues

I can think of a few things I'd like to ask Mickey "Mement_mori" Petersen, starting with what else did he find while packing for a move to Edinburgh, other than a $5,000 Las Vegas poker chip? I'd also like to know if he misses the Danish winters, where the snow seems to "fall" ho...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 22, 2014 4:11 AM

jbrown8777 captures Super Tuesday title, $103K; Nicolas Fierro, Nov. Niner M

As is usually the case, this week's Super Tuesday featured both a big field with 590 entrants and a number of poker's top players, with a final table that included the likes of Vicente "vicenfish" Zamorano, Nicolas "PKaiser" Fierro, Jeremy "00psiedaisy" Fitzpatrick, Miltos "Milto...more

by Martin Harris on October 22, 2014 1:09 AM

George Danzer, Player of the Year, thanks you

It took George Danzer 31 years of living, half a lifetime of poker playing, and many, many tries before he won his first World Series of Poker bracelet. It took him a couple of weeks to win a second one. It took him just a few more months to win a third. It has, to say the least,...more

by Brad Willis on October 21, 2014 11:56 AM

Shark Cage hits Channel 4 tonight

Take a look at the photo below.What you see here is one of poker's legendary players, one of poker's most famed women, one of poker's high rollers who has been put to more decisions at a poker table than most people make in their life. And she's bothered.Yes, that's Jen Harman, a...more

by Brad Willis on October 21, 2014 7:26 AM

Online poker regulation around the world through an Italian lens

'In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity'The wise statement used as the title is not a personal intuition. It is one of the pearls of wisdom that Albert Einstein's genius left us. I think it perfectly reflects the present situation of poker in Italy in which - no point in de...more

by Luca Pagano on October 21, 2014 6:41 AM

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