Seeing the future

It was typical low-stakes tournament at our little casino on the Isle of Man. It could have been any low-stakes tournament, anywhere, at any time. Four tables, £50 buy-in with one re-entry. Maybe the buzz was a little louder than usual because it was one of the first satellites t...more

by Lee Jones on July 28, 2014 9:11 AM

Marc-Andre Ladouceur on Vegas and the Electric Daisy Carnival experience

WSOP in Vegas every summer is everything but ordinary. Spending six weeks out there is very demanding both mentally and physically since we work hard, for ten hours at a time on most days. Between some circus and comedy shows, music concerts, pool parties and nights out to (hopef...more

by Marc-Andre Ladouceur on July 28, 2014 7:30 AM

DJ Roger Sanchez to perform at EPT Barcelona

Grammy award-winning DJ Roger Sanchez, one of the biggest names in electronic music, will be playing a three-hour set at the spectacular EPT100 celebration party in Barcelona.The party, which is being sponsored by PokerTracker, will kick-off at 10.30pm on August 20 at Teatre Prin...more

by EPT staff on July 28, 2014 7:21 AM

There's only so much time for relaxing

I've been spending time with family this summer. It's always nice here in the Czech Republic during these months, and I've liked relaxing while we wait for the birth of our new daughter, due about six weeks from now. I have gone fishing some, a favorite hobby of mine.Of course,...more

by Martin Hruby on July 28, 2014 6:58 AM

MicroMillions 8: Turning $22 into $107,274, 69FABIAN69 ends series with Main

As the last cards were dealt in the series, 69FABIAN69 and RoxyDeluxe played out a heads-up duel that would leave one of them with a six figure payday from an initial investment of $22, and close out the eighth edition of Micro Millions. For this low stakes series, $22 represente...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 28, 2014 4:05 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

Weekend Review: Ortiz makes it a double, MicroMillions goes big

It's not very often you can say someone has become a two-time champion of a PokerStars' series Main Event. On the LAPT, it had only happened once. Last night Fabian Oritiz made it twice when he won LAPT Panama (remarkably using the exact same hand with which he won his first Main...more

by Brad Willis on July 28, 2014 8:29 AM

MicroMillions 8: p.s.newreg perseveres to snatch victory in Event #97 Sunday

Fading a field of 47,596 blood-thirsty combatants is no easy task. That's enough players to fill Anfield football stadium in Liverpool. Imagine being chased by an entire arena of rabid adversaries and you might get a tiny glimpse into the adrenaline-packed intensity of the Sunday...more

by Paul "DrPauly" McGuire on July 27, 2014 9:39 PM

MicroMillions 8: benjim celebrates in style in Event #100 ($1+R NLHE Hyper-T

The magical century had been reached. In cricket, we would raise our bats in triumph but in the world of online poker, we celebrated 100 events of the MicroMillions in the best way possible - a one dollar, hyper-turbo rebuy event!That's right, for the entry fee of just $1 players...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on July 27, 2014 9:35 PM

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MicroMillions 8

Congratulations to 69FABIAN69, winner of the MM8 Main Event and a first prize of $107,274.94

LAPT7 Panama

Congratulations to Fabian Ortiz, LAPT7 Panama champion ($143,930)!