Giving back when you want

We know you guys and gals are very generous when it comes to charity and giving something back. You've proved that most recently when Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines and your donations helped hundreds of thousands of people fighting for survival.We want you to be able t...more

by Rick Dacey on August 22, 2014 3:20 AM

Renovating and filling houses

I have been renovating an old house in Tuscany, which has been an ongoing project. Right now I've been focused on the reality television show with which I participated earlier this year, "La Casa degli Assi," which is now airing on Italian television.I wrote a little about the s...more

by Pier Paolo Fabretti on August 20, 2014 6:59 AM

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

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

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

EPT11 Barcelona: Daniel Negreanu on his super-human hand-reading ability

Viewers of the PokerStars YouTube channel are being asked this week to vote on their favourite EPT moment from the 99 stops to date. Hold on, I don't mean "they", I mean "you". Get over there and get voting. (There are some more details here.)It's still early days in the ballot, ...more

by Howard Swains on August 23, 2014 5:28 AM

EPT11 Barcelona: What goes up must come down

For the past two days everyone in Barcelona has been focused on how high the number of entrants would climb. From 12pm local time today that number would begin to drop and it's been a drop of Kingda Ka proportions. The world over the start of Day 2 of a poker tournament guarantee...more

by Nick Wright on August 23, 2014 5:10 AM

EPT11 Barcelona: From one bugbear to another, time for Danzer to take EPT go

The PokerStars summer of 2014 will be remembered for its numerous high points. Vanessa Selbst won her second WSOP bracelet in the $25k Mixed Max. Daniel Negreanu took second place in the Big One for One Drop to return to top spot as the highest earning tournament player in histor...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 23, 2014 5:10 AM

Live Tournament Coverage

EPT100 Barcelona Super High Roller

Congratulations to Olivier Busquet,
winner of the 50K Super High Roller event and 896,434 euros

EPT100 Barcelona Main Event

Day 2
Level 11: 600/1,200, 200 ante
Players: 648 of 1,495 (tbc)
Average stack: 69,200