On Hellmuth, Stoney, shootouts and Main Events

I recently got back home to Belgium after spending most of the last month in Las Vegas at the World Series of Poker. My original plan this year was just to be at the WSOP for a couple of weeks, but I was again bitten by the Vegas bug and ended up staying longer, getting there in...more

by Christophe De Meulder on July 30, 2014 9:30 AM

Inyzh tops the Tournament Leader Board as Russian players dominate MicroMill

The dust has settled on the eighth Micro Millions series, which concluded on Sunday with 69FABIAN69's win in the Main Event. It was a feat worth a staggering $100,668.11 to the Hungarian. Not bad for a $22 buy-in.But it wasn't just about the big winner at the end. Throughout the ...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 29, 2014 5:15 AM

Marc-Andre Ladouceur on Vegas and the Electric Daisy Carnival experience

WSOP in Vegas every summer is everything but ordinary. Spending six weeks out there is very demanding both mentally and physically since we work hard, for ten hours at a time on most days. Between some circus and comedy shows, music concerts, pool parties and nights out to (hopef...more

by Marc-Andre Ladouceur on July 28, 2014 7:30 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

Typhoon Haiyan half a year on

Last November, Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines causing widespread devastation as 175mph winds tore the country apart. More than 16 million people were affected with some 4 million displaced and almost 6 million losing their livelihoods and ability to support their families....more

by Sue Hammett on June 27, 2014 2:07 AM

Psychology in poker: Perception and its influence on tilt

Like in every aspect in life, the human psyche plays a big in role in how we perceive things, and react toward them. This is especially true with poker, as it's a very mental activity. In this article I want to address the biggest problems we face when dealing with poker. Namely,...more

by Matthias Brandner on May 30, 2014 6:54 AM

Martins Adeniya wins pot-limit Omaha UKIPT Series 5 and £4,810.

Experts in the field of pot-limit Omaha will tell you it's a game that has far bigger swings than no limit Hold'em and it's a sentiment that Martins Adeniya will no doubt agree with this evening. The Full Tilt Poker Ambassador was dead last of the 29 remaining players when Day 2 ...more

by Nick Wright on May 25, 2014 1:17 PM

Chen Qin wins record breaking Beijing Millions

With poker's popularity continuing to spread around the globe new records are always going to be set somewhere. The latest, that of the largest tournament ever staged outside of the United States in, where else, but Asia, where poker continues to take the continent by storm. The ...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 30, 2014 8:47 AM

Lena900 tops 550-entrant field, earns $104,500 for 7/29/14 Super Tuesday win

This week's Super Tuesday saw a slight increase in entrants from a week ago as 550 players took part in the $1,050 no-limit hold'em event. It would take almost 10 hours for that field to play all of the way down to just one player, and after the last hand was dealt it was Sweden...more

by Martin Harris on July 30, 2014 12:12 AM

The Social Power Table

How does the performance of the world's top poker pros relate to their social media success? We worked with social monitoring tool Followerwonk to find out. table.social-table th { font-family:Roboto Condensed, Arial, s...more

by PokerStars staff on July 29, 2014 8:50 AM

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MicroMillions 8

Congratulations to 69FABIAN69, winner of the MM8 Main Event and a first prize of $107,274.94

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Congratulations to Fabian Ortiz, LAPT7 Panama champion ($143,930)!

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