Golden SNGs close on pricey note

Well, that was quite a turn of events. As you might be aware, PokerStars' Carnival of Tournaments has been going on for a couple of weeks. The festival included the Golden SNGs promo which added money to random SNG tourneys over the course of the week. In all, PokerStars planne...more

by Brad Willis on April 22, 2014 9:57 AM

Ken Wong wins ACOP Platinum Series IV

The PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room has had record turnouts for every special event this year and unsurprisingly that's meant a fresh faced winner in each main event. Last week's ACOP Platinum Series IV was about the old guard as Asian poker veterans Ken Wong and Daren Yoon eac...more

by Fred Leung on April 22, 2014 7:07 AM

(Rake)-Racing my brother

My brother Matthias and I are continuing to pursue our Supernova Elite Challenge this year, and while it's still an uphill battle for both of us, we had a chance to gather a lot of VPPs in a fun way recently. We both took part in the Belgian Online Poker Championship (BOPC) Ring...more

by Christophe De Meulder on April 18, 2014 8:27 AM

Team Online Battle at VIP Club: Live in Stockholm

With VIP Club: Live in Stockholm around the corner and three members of PokerStars Team Online set to attend, PokerStars had decided to throw in 15,000 reasons for you to get involved, even if you can't make the trip to Stockholm. Anyone can take part (with a $10 deposit) from ...more

by Dylan C on April 17, 2014 7:08 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

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

Weekend review: EPT makes history, 7-way chop in Million

This weekend was a holiday for many around the world, and it was an historic one in the poker world as Team PokerStars Pro Victoria Coren Mitchell became the first person in European Poker Tour history to win two Main Event titles. When EPT Sanremo kicked off last week, organiz...more

by Brad Willis on April 21, 2014 8:05 AM

The Bigs just got bigger

As PokerStars edges up to tournament #900,000,000, the Carnival of Tournaments continues. Things just got much bigger. All week long, the Daily Bigs are going to grow. How much? About $2 million more. Not only will there be that much in added guarantees, but PokerStars will be ...more

by Brad Willis on April 21, 2014 6:27 AM

Sunday Warm-Up: 1banditpanda steals this week's title claiming $73K

The big buzz around these parts was Team PokerStars Pro, well-known writer, and European Poker Tour (EPT) champ Victoria Coren-Mitchell taking down today's EPT Sanremo Main Event for €476,100 thus becoming the first two-time EPT champ during the tour's 10th season earlier today. ...more

by David Aydt on April 20, 2014 5:44 PM

Live Tournament Coverage

EPT Sanremo High Roller

Congratulations to Ole Schemion, winner of EPT Sanremo High Roller for 265,000 euro!

EPT Sanremo

Congratulations to Victoria Coren Mitchell, winner of EPT Sanremo and 476,100 euros. The first two-time EPT champion!


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