MicroMillions 8: kevin840302 cruises to victory in Event #54 ($5.50 NLHE)

In some parts of the world the seventh day is typically considered a day for resting, but for those involved in poker, Day 7 was another chance to grab a share of the prizes available in the MicroMillions 8 series.In event #54, it was Chinese player kevin840302 who spurned attemp...more

by Chris Hall on July 23, 2014 10:17 AM

The second time around

I'm not sure any other win will ever top my experience in the 2009 Main Event, but taking down my second World Series of Poker bracelet this summer comes pretty close. I had a second-place finish in 2012 and two fourths last year, and it feels really good to notch another win. It...more

by Joe Cada on July 23, 2014 10:05 AM

Everything needs to change

It's been a slow start to the year for me. Very slow. That's probably evident when we're over half way through the year and i'm still referring to the last six months as the "start!" I've played less poker in the last six months than for any six month period since I first started...more

by Roy Bhasin on July 18, 2014 6:48 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

No more tilting - the PokerStars Blog now fully responsive

If you read the PokerStars Blog on either a tablet or mobile phone you may have noticed a few changes.Whereas before, reading reports on MicroMillions or the latest action from the European Poker Tour might have involved pinching the screen to adjust the size of the text, or tipp...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 23, 2014 8:28 AM

LAPT7 Panama: Forecasting fun as Day 1a awaits

"Welcome to sunny Panama!"So said David Carrion to me yesterday afternoon while sitting poolside at here at the Veneto Wyndham Grand Hotel and Casino. A broad grin punctuated the always affable LAPT President's words, an acknowledgement of the not-quite-accurate weather report c...more

by Martin Harris on July 23, 2014 7:30 AM

Chile's angeloh1969 Chops Down Opposition to Win MicroMillions Event #53

Pot limit Omaha is one of the most exciting poker variants PokerStars spreads. By its very nature, pots grow large and do so quickly and it often seem like every hand is a straight, flush or full house. There are some players out there who like to spice up their Omaha action. How...more

by Matthew Pitt on July 23, 2014 4:54 AM

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