Working on my addictions

Usually I write about my grind, goals, challenges or thoughts about poker, but today I'm going to open myself a bit more and talk about my 2 biggest addictions and what I'm doing about them!Addiction #1If you followed my challenge last year where I donated one year of my work to ...more

by André Coimbra on August 19, 2014 6:38 AM

Scared Money vs Fearless Money

I've been thinking a lot recently about differences between standard side events with lower buy-ins and "high roller" events, in particular how players often have trouble transitioning from one to the other. This difficulty highlights some interesting ideas about how money affec...more

by Celina Lin on August 19, 2014 5:58 AM

Strategy: Playing monsters optimally

How do you play small pairs pre-flop? Ever wonder whether it's better to check-call or lead out with a bet if you flop a monster in early position?In this week's video we hear the thoughts of Team Online members Isaac 'Ike Haxton' Haxton, Felix 'xflixx' Schneiders and Randy 'nano...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on August 15, 2014 8:30 AM

Who are the Triple Coop contenders?

The world is incomplete without a little history, the records, and the superlative performances. So whenever a 'COOP comes along the question gets asked: Who has the potential to make history and become a Triple Coop winner?In terms clubs, the Triple Coop Winner's one is perhaps ...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 13, 2014 6:22 AM

Changing the world one hand at a time

Last Friday we opened a new chapter in our corporate history when PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker became part of Amaya, the Montreal-based publicly-traded company.Spending time with Amaya's management team, who travelled here to the Isle of Man this week, makes it immediately clea...more

by Eric Hollreiser on August 8, 2014 9:30 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

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

fr0zZy finishes first, earns $80K for 8/19/14 Super Tuesday win

With the 11th season of the European Poker Tour now underway in Barcelona, the Super Tuesday saw a dip in entries this week, ending a streak of increases that had seen the weekly $1,050 no-limit hold'em tournament again crack the 600-player mark a week ago. Tonight just 453 turn...more

by Martin Harris on August 20, 2014 12:41 AM

EPT11 Barcelona: Where is the star?

There's not getting around it, tournament poker will always demand a certain amount of faff. The quick-fire end to the last level -- three players busting in quick succession, then the others heading off for dinner -- meant that when they came back to the tables after taking sust...more

by Howard Swains on August 19, 2014 1:57 PM

EPT11 Barcelona: Got a favourite EPT? Players and old timers name theirs

The big theme at this festival is of course that it's the 100th EPT Main Event. It's being marked here with all manner of activities, not least a Main Event that should remind anyone who had doubts that Barcelona remains one of the best places to play poker anywhere in the world....more

by Stephen Bartley on August 19, 2014 10:47 AM

Live Tournament Coverage

EPT100 Barcelona Super High Roller

Day 2 is now over
Blinds: 25,000/50,000, 5,000 ante
Players: 9 (of 77 entries)
Average stack: 2,139,000