Do PokerStars employees know how to play poker?

I am on my way for my first trip to the Isle of Man for the upcoming UKIPT event.I'm really looking forward to the trip. I don't know a lot about the Isle of Man other than it's kind of an online poker hub, and PokerStars is obviously headquartered there. Along with Jake Cody I...more

by Chris Moneymaker on September 30, 2014 8:03 AM

Watch and learn as 'nanonoko' plays WCOOP Event #48

There are not too many events that offer you the opportunity to become a World Champion and to have a shot at some life changing prize-money, all without ever having to leave the comfort of your own home. As poker players we are lucky because the PokerStars World Championship of ...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on September 26, 2014 2:59 AM

WCOOP 2014: Aggression wins the day for Face333X in Event #57, $215 FL Hold'

Limit hold'em players always get a couple of moments in the sun with their favorite game during every PokerStars COOP series. But unlike with its no-limit cousin, there comes a point in every schedule when limit's time has come to an end for the season. That point is here for WCO...more

by Jason Kirk on September 26, 2014 12:07 AM

Looking Inside PokerStars

A couple of months ago we released a video that took an exclusive behind the scenes look at the PokerStars HQ here on the Isle of Man. We thought people might be interested, but we didn't realise how many. The video, which has been watched more than 75,000 times on YouTube alone,...more

by Eric Hollreiser on September 25, 2014 7:00 AM

Food and poker

Food and poker are two things that at first glance have nothing to do with each other. Unless of course we're talking about a night in with friends, where you're all munching on pizza slices, drinking beer and playing poker at the same time. Fun times, but that's not where I'm ge...more

by Katerina 'Katerina289' Malasidou on September 24, 2014 8:15 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: PhoenixAdler rises from ashes to win Sunday Warm-Up Special Edit

The vultures were circling. Super-short-stacked PhoenixAdler was on life support during the final two tables of WCOOP Event #64, but somehow the Dutch player managed to survive long enough to advance to the final table. With eight remaining, PhoenixAdler was barely alive and last...more

by Pauly McGuire on September 29, 2014 3:54 PM

WCOOP 2014: Proteges on the bubble and a contest wide open

A little earlier today we recapped events of the weekend, events that were dominated by the overnight scores in the WCOOP Main Event. As things stand there are 271 players remaining, with only 270 guaranteed to finish in the money. The action was paused on a knife edge, with alfa...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 29, 2014 9:27 AM

It's not a sprint, it's a "marnaton"

I'm writing from Manchester where I'm currently taking a course in emotional intelligence. It's a week-long course after which I'll take an exam and then I'll be able to teach the course myself. It's a subject that really interests me, and something I want to write more about h...more

by Leo Margets on September 29, 2014 8:32 AM

Live Tournament Coverage

WCOOP 2014

Congratulations to Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz, winner of the World Championship of Online Poker Main Event and $1,300,000