EPT10 Sanremo: Marc-Andre Ladouceur's Christmas dash and not so Nice landing

We mentioned yesterday that defending IPT High Roller champ Marc-Andre Ladouceur wasn't here to defend his title. He was busy getting bumped from Nice to Marseilles and back due to some inconvenient clouds. Not storms. Clouds. "We left London and got to Nice," said Ladouceur. "...more

by Rick Dacey on April 15, 2014 1:51 PM

Diversions Part 2

Recently, I was talking with my fellow Team Online players about what are we doing during our poker sessions. As you can probably imagine, everyone prefers something different. Some of us prefer complete silence, others can listen to music or podcasts, and others, me included, li...more

by Grzegorz “DaWarsaw” Mikielewicz on April 15, 2014 6:22 AM

Weekend review: Selbst downs Rafa, Sunday Storm celebrates

You know what's fun? Winning $115,000 on an $11 buy-in. That's what. Yesterday, the $11 PokerStars Sunday Storm celebrated its 3rd anniversary with a $1 million guaranteed event. More than 118,000 people played in it. By the time it was over, 15,000 people hard won money and the...more

by Brad Willis on April 14, 2014 8:37 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

Border test: Are you better than Phil Ivey?

I went on a cool road trip with one of my best friends from Holland. He came to visit me in Toronto, and the two of us took a trip into the U.S. to visit various places. It was a lot of fun, both to see new places and meet new people, and also in some cases to see how people re...more

by Lex Veldhuis on April 9, 2014 7:22 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

EPT10 Sanremo: Heavyweights return for soporific stage

You don't need to ask players at EPT Sanremo whether or not they had the buffet. You can see it in their faces. Specifically, it's clear that they've indulged when they return to their chairs after the 75-minute interval, sit down as if their knees are 50 years older than they ar...more

by Howard Swains on April 15, 2014 1:45 PM

EPT10 Sanremo: The only thing better than playing poker is talking about it.

There was a moment back in Season 5 when it looked like Raul Mestre might become Spain's first EPT champion. With two tables left at EPT Prague he was one of only two players with anything like proven ability (the other being Andrew Chen), and Mestre, who had shone during the pre...more

by Stephen Bartley on April 15, 2014 12:49 PM

EPT10 Sanremo: Robin Ylitalo unveils a new look

Sometimes when you're folding your way through the early stages of an EPT tournament, there's really not much you can do. Robin Ylitalo, who won in London a couple of weeks ago, has focused all of his energies on growing a beard. It's worked, as Sarah Grant found out when she cau...more

by Howard Swains on April 15, 2014 10:05 AM

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