EPT10 Sanremo: Scorching Lukas Berglund blazes into enormous chip lead

Lukas Berglund is running hot. A glance at the online poker rankings shows the man known as either "superkid-bam" or "lukethafluke" second in the global charts, behind only his fellow Swede Anton "VnilaVader" Herrmann. Herrmann is not here in Sanremo this week, but Berglund is....more

by Howard Swains on April 16, 2014 11:09 AM

Diversions Part 2

Recently, I was talking with my fellow Team Online players about what are we doing during our poker sessions. As you can probably imagine, everyone prefers something different. Some of us prefer complete silence, others can listen to music or podcasts, and others, me included, li...more

by Grzegorz “DaWarsaw” Mikielewicz on April 15, 2014 6:22 AM

Weekend review: Selbst downs Rafa, Sunday Storm celebrates

You know what's fun? Winning $115,000 on an $11 buy-in. That's what. Yesterday, the $11 PokerStars Sunday Storm celebrated its 3rd anniversary with a $1 million guaranteed event. More than 118,000 people played in it. By the time it was over, 15,000 people hard won money and the...more

by Brad Willis on April 14, 2014 8:37 AM

Statement on "Heartbleed Bug"

PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker are aware of the vulnerability in OpenSSL that is being widely described in news reports as the 'Heartbleed Bug'. We can confirm that at no stage were our downloadable clients on either PokerStars or Full Tilt Poker vulnerable to this issue at any t...more

by Rob Withington on April 12, 2014 12:44 PM

The Bonus Cut: Martin Finger fails to pull the trigger. Would you?

This week's Bonus Cut features a 'sweat with' that sees EPT winner Martin Finger clash with two of his high stakes compatriots during the EPT London High Roller. It's three-handed play when Finger is dealt the very playable ten-eight offsuit on the button. Watch the clip. Do you ...more

by Rick Dacey on April 11, 2014 5:32 AM

Border test: Are you better than Phil Ivey?

I went on a cool road trip with one of my best friends from Holland. He came to visit me in Toronto, and the two of us took a trip into the U.S. to visit various places. It was a lot of fun, both to see new places and meet new people, and also in some cases to see how people re...more

by Lex Veldhuis on April 9, 2014 7:22 AM

Ludovic "ludovi333" Geilich earns six-figure score, 4/8/14 Super Tuesday win

After last week's record-shattering field of 711 in the Super Tuesday, PokerStars' weekly $1,050 no-limit hold'em tournament, it was no surprise to see another huge turnout this Tuesday. When late registration closed 689 had signed up -- the second-largest field in the event's h...more

by Martin Harris on April 9, 2014 1:53 AM

EPT10 Sanremo: Happy to be out, happy to be in, and those in between

Most players will look disappointed to be out. Some will even look disappointed to be still in. Others though must handle the conflicting need to be both out and in at the same time. This latter group includes the smokers. They at least have access to an open air smoking area, ...more

by Stephen Bartley on April 16, 2014 10:10 AM

EPT10 Sanremo: Shyam Srinivasan's six-bet gift

Shyam "g's zee" Srinivasan is one of the most successful online tournament players of all time. Don't believe us? Then just check out this article from this year's PCA Main Event. Srinivasan has won more than $7.35m in online tournaments and ended up finishing sixth on Paradise I...more

by Rick Dacey on April 16, 2014 10:06 AM

EPT10 Sanremo: Chipping up and baffling the mainstream with Victoria Coren

It's always interesting to see Victoria Coren on the European Poker Tour, and not only because you're likely to get a better class of conversation from a humorist, columnist, journalist, quizmaster, documentary filmmaker, raconteur, scriptwriter and director than you are from the...more

by Howard Swains on April 16, 2014 9:45 AM

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