Win a freeroll seat & chance at $200,000 in prize money

Everyone likes a freeroll, right? Get a free ticket, sit down for a tournament, and walk away with real money. It's a pretty good deal when you think about it. Well, starting today, you have a shot to win your share of $200,000 in prize money at PokerStars. Here's how it works: i...more

by Brad Willis on December 19, 2014 11:41 AM

The Ebola Poker Scare

Recently, I was playing poker at the Commerce Casino and heard a player tell a dealer he would send her to Africa so she can get Ebola. Without skipping a beat, she replied, "When I come back, I'll give you a big wet kiss!" When I tweeted that story, it was supposed to be humorou...more

by Barry Greenstein on December 18, 2014 7:31 AM

"My" new van!

You've probably heard about my challenge from last year where I grinded a $100 bankroll into $70k playing tournaments and donated the money to charity. I think that it was an interesting challenge for everyone involved, but at the end of the day it's not really about the number o...more

by André Coimbra on December 18, 2014 7:08 AM

EPT11 Prague: The remarkable maturing Ole Schemion

Some trends have been bucked on the European Poker Tour today -- none more notable than the fact that the main event wrapped closer to sunset than sunrise and it's the high rollers dragging their heels. In this brave new world where anything seems possible, it's nice to have some...more

by Howard Swains on December 17, 2014 10:19 AM

EPT11 Prague: Lee Jones on PS7

If you haven't heard the PokerStars software recently had a bit of a spruce up. The new incarnation is called PS7 and we're really quite excited about it.PokerStars Head of Poker Communications Lee Jones knows more than most about the new software and he caught up with Laura Corn...more

by Nick Wright on December 17, 2014 7:44 AM

PokerStars releases 67-tournament EPT Malta schedule

As things stand you might feel a little frustrated about the newly announced EPT Malta Festival coming up in March 2015. Because just as you realise how much there is to see on that beautiful island (seriously, we've been), PokerStars is about to give you 67 reasons not to see an...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 17, 2014 6:55 AM

EPT11 Prague: Katchalov on playing and playing against a big stack at an EPT

While the PokerStars Blog has a lot of poker knowledge, we've only ever watched EPT final tables, we've never actually played one. But fortunately we know a lot of people who have. Earlier today, we had a word with Eugene Katchalov, the Team PokerStars Pro, who finished third at ...more

by Nick Wright on December 17, 2014 6:16 AM

EPT11 Prague: Yaxi Zhu on side-event success

The EPT Prague Poker Festival has been a roaring success, with massive fields in all of the marquee events matched by huge turn-outs across the board. It has made for some huge prize pools and some notable champions, including Yaxi Zhu, from China.Zhu first appeared on the Europe...more

by Howard Swains on December 17, 2014 6:01 AM

EPT11 Prague: Down to final two tables in the epic High Roller

The hope yesterday was to reach the final table in the €10,000 EPT Prague High Roller. In truth it was always hope, not expectation as 141 of the record breaking field of 309 (233 unique entries) returned for Day 2.When we left the action late last night the remaining 40 players ...more

by Nick Wright on December 17, 2014 4:21 AM

Typhoon Haiyan: One Year On

It's hard to believe that it's been a year since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines. Just four weeks earlier, we had, in a strange hand of fate, agreed to choose CARE International as our emergency relief partner. That agreement had barely been put into place when Typhoon Haiy...more

by Sue Hammett on December 17, 2014 2:30 AM

Live Tournament Coverage

EPT11 Prague Festival

Thank you for following the coverage of the EPT Prague Festival. Congratulations to all the winners. You can find all the coverage at the links below.