It's over already?

My World Series of Poker is over. It seemed to go by quickly, but that's partly because I was late getting there this time.I was writing before about how I had some trouble with a stolen bag and a lost passport back in May, which delayed me getting to the WSOP. Actually that tu...more

by ElkY on July 29, 2014 8:23 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

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

Massimo Pellegrino wins first major title at IPT6 Saint Vincent

The picturesque town of Saint Vincent, in the Aosta Valley region of northern Italy, is used to large influxes of visitors. Historically it was for the natural springs in town that drew the most, which are thought to have various healing properties. But more recently that populat...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 29, 2014 3:12 AM

Seeing the future

It was typical low-stakes tournament at our little casino on the Isle of Man. It could have been any low-stakes tournament, anywhere, at any time. Four tables, £50 buy-in with one re-entry. Maybe the buzz was a little louder than usual because it was one of the first satellites t...more

by Lee Jones on July 28, 2014 9:11 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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