Prop betting my way to better health

In my last blog post I spoke about how my year wasn't going in the direction I wanted it to, and that everything needed to change. It's been a bit over a month since I made that post and I'm happy to report that things are on the up and up. Poker has been going better, I have bee...more

by Roy Bhasin on September 19, 2014 8:08 AM

Wake-up call

Something happened to me during the last half of this year's WSOP.I had a little bit of a wake-up call in Vegas where I was in the middle of playing several long days in a row, drinking a lot of coffee and generally not paying too much attention to my health. Then one day in the...more

by Matthias De Meulder on September 19, 2014 7:25 AM

To slowplay or not to slowplay?

Flopping the nuts is great; however, a lot of players really struggle with getting the most value out of the hand. Questions arise as to whether it's better to smooth-call an opponent's raise or should we re-raise instead? In this new edition of Poker Bites at PokerSchoolOnline w...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on September 19, 2014 7:04 AM

WCOOP 2014: Colisea notches second COOP title by winning Triple Draw Event #

One grueling hour of heads-up. That's what the victor in WCOOP Event #36 had to endure as one final test before emerging from the battlefield as the newest WCOOP champion. With two to go, Colisea squared off against speedyhanh. The lead swung back and forth so many times you almo...more

by Pauly McGuire on September 18, 2014 11:51 PM

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

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: Two-time SCOOP champ aDrENalin710 speeds past field to win Even

A familiar name assured himself some Player of the Series points, but more likely he was eyeing a fifth WCOOP title during tonight's Event #38 $530 Limit Omaha Hi-Lo tournament. Only one person could be up for such accolades as Dan "djk123" Kelly looked tonight to distance himse...more

by David Aydt on September 19, 2014 8:45 PM

WCOOP 2014: What it's like to win two titles, from the other side of the scr

As we reported earlier this week, two players became double WCOOP winners in the space of a few days this week. Just as thousands of players were coming to terms with how hard it is to win one, these guys were making it look easy. Assad91 was the second player to do so, winning E...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 19, 2014 9:23 AM

WCOOP 2014: Ch33s3z0r outlasts Vayo to win Event #34 ($320 NLHE, 6-Max, Re-E

The 2014 World Championship of Online Poker hit the midpoint with a fresh batch of tournaments and over $600,000 in guaranteed prize money spread over those new events. The early tournament gave players a chance to fire away while having a little short-handed fun.Event #34 was a ...more

by Al Rash on September 19, 2014 4:25 AM

Live Tournament Coverage

WCOOP 2014

The 2014 World Championship of Online Poker is now underway.