December 2006

30 December

PokerStars 2006 Year in Review

The year 2006 was yet another banner year for PokerStars and its valued players. It was a year of change, improvement, and success. Now licensed in the Isle of Man, PokerStars made every effort to give its players the best experience in online poker. From translating its web site to...more

28 December

PokerStars Class of 2001: SFCellman

While PokerStars celebrates its fifth anniversary, it is also celebrating the Class of 2001, the people who have been around since the very beginning and have stuck around to make PokerStars the biggest and best online poker site on the planet. I've tracked down a few of the old-timers. Over...more

27 December

PokerStars Class of 2001: Francis Naud

While PokerStars celebrates its fifth anniversary, it is also celebrating the Class of 2001, the people who have been around since the very beginning and have stuck around to make PokerStars the biggest and best online poker site on the planet. I've tracked down a few of the old-timers. Over...more

26 December

PokerStars Class of 2001: Ribs

While PokerStars celebrates its fifth anniversary, it is also celebrating the Class of 2001, the people who have been around since the very beginning and have stuck around to make PokerStars the biggest and best online poker site on the planet. I've tracked down a few of the old-timers. Over...more

25 December

Santa Claus hits PokerStars on Christmas Eve

It doesn't really matter when you sit down at a poker table. You're always looking for somebody who is throwing a party--just giving it away. Sometimes you get lucky and a whale is spewing chips all over the table. Sometimes you have to work a little bit harder. Tonight, on...more

PokerStars Sunday Million Results (12-24-06)

The holiday spirit was alive and well at the final table of the PokerStars Sunday Million this week. The final six players chopped up the pot with most everybody getting near-equal shares. In the end, though, Bhoth walked away with first prize and a big holiday bonus. Happy holidays to...more

24 December

Santa Claus coming to town?

Okay, I'm sworn to secrecy on this one. It's like MI-6 and CIA kind of secrecy. If I were to fully explain, chances are you wouldn't see my byline here anymore. Chances are you wouldn't see me anymore. That said, I've been given permission to say the following:There is a...more

PokerStars Fifth Anniversary Class of 2001 Freerolls

As PokerStars celebrates its fifth anniversary, it's honoring members of the Class of 2001, people who signed up in the very beginning and have stuck around to make PokerStars the best poker room around. The Class of 2001 will be playing in two $25,000 Freerolls during the fifth anniversary celebration....more

23 December

PokerStars Fifth Anniversary Team PokerStars Freeroll Results

As PokerStars celebrates its fifth anniversary, Team PokerStars members are hosting a series of freerolls for PokerStars players. I'll be posting daily results here for the 12 days of the celebration. Congratulations to all the winning players. Happy Anniversary, PokerStars! Team PokerStars $1,000 Freeroll 12-22-06 (16:00)1. rAiLb1Rd (United States) $179.10...more

22 December

PokerStars Anniversary Hand winners

PokerStars Anniversary Hand WinnersAs PokerStars celebrates its fifth anniversary, it's giving away tons of money in special anniversary hands. As the winners come in, I'll post them here on a daily basis. Congratulations to all the winning players. And Happy Anniversary, PokerStars!#7559000000Game: Hold'em No Limit ($0.01/$0.02)Kevman12 (split pot hand winner)Witschiadamski1973mackey239...more

PokerStars Fifth Anniversary Celebration

PokerStars is celebrating its 5th anniversary and the site is inviting everyone to join the fun. Over the next two weeks, PokerStars be giving away lots of money for its Fifth Anniversary Celebration.Every one million hands dealt in a cash ring game starting with hand 7,559,000,000 at about 6 PM...more

20 December

Joe Hachem wins WPT Five Diamond Classic at Bellagio

No one, and I mean no one, has ever accused Joe Hachem of being a fluke World Series of Poker Champion. His multiple appearances at major final tables in the past 18 months have proven the 2005 WSOP champ has the kind of game to win championships, not to mention...more

19 December

Joe Hachem makes WPT final table

After clawing and gnashing his way through a 15-hour day of tournament poker, Team PokerStars' 2005 World Series of Poker champion, Joe Hachem, has made it down to the final six of the 2006 Five Diamond World Poker Classic championship event.Photo courtesy of FlipChip at LasVegasVegas.comHachem, seen above during play...more

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Joe Hachem making a run for the diamonds

On a regular day, the kind that sees me working in the field, I'm sitting in a chair near Joe Hachem, trying not to move, trying not to breathe, trying not to do anything to derail the train that Joe Hachem can be. When the 2005 World Series of Poker...more

18 December

PokerStars Sunday Million results (12-17-06)

There are just a couple of Sunday Million events left in 2006 and the players are making the most of them. This week, Finland's pokerno beat out more than 6,600 other players to take home nearly $125,000! The Sunday Million will go on as scheduled next week, so don't miss...more

15 December

Moneymaker Millionaire Finalists

We're getting a first look at some of 27 people who will be fighting in the Moneymaker Millionaire finals in the Bahamas. I'll update this page as we uncover more on the finalists.Moneymaker Millionaire Player ProfilesDavid "japaneezer" Carthy--22-year-old college student at the Unversity of Florida who has played online and...more

11 December

PokerStars Sunday Million Results (12-10-06)

The end of the year isn't slowing down the PokerStars Sunday Million. This week's final table was host to several familiar names and another massive prize pool. When it was over, a four-way deal and a fantastic finish awarded mrrain $135,942. Final table results are below.PokerStars Sunday Million ResultsResults based...more

10 December

joedi20 wins free Aston Martin DBS at PokerStars

PokerStars player joedi20 may not have a license to kill, but he's going to ride like he does. PokerStars was able to round up a car just like James Bond drove in Casino Royale. Instead of giving it to Lee Jones to drive around, it decided to give it away...more

7 December

Last weekend for PCA and Aston Martin Freeroll

This weekend is likely the biggest one left in 2006 for PokerStars players. The two biggest remaining events of the year will finish up before the start of next week.On Saturday, everyone who has qualified for the Aston Martin Freeroll will fight it out for their share of the $300,000...more

5 December

Thomas0804 and his lucky PokerStars shirt

We all have little pieces of luck we carry around with us. I'm fickle about mine. I've given away lucky money bands and poker chips from winning games after they, er, let me down. Right now, I'm carrying a piece of red yarn my two-year-old son gave me as a...more

4 December

$2.5 Million Moneymaker Millionaire final set

Over the weekend, PokerStars hosted its final qualifier to the world's biggest online poker freeroll, the $2.5 Million Moneymaker Millionaire. Now, the 27 players left in the three-month event are getting their beach towels and passports ready. In just one month, these players will be comepeting for some serious money.21paul21AKwaldoBobbys...more

PokerStars Sunday Million Results (12-03-06)

It's not that often any player hits quads at the poker table, but it came at the right time for Sweden's Gurre. Gurre hit quad threes on the final hand of the PokerStars Sunday Million to win more than $187,000. Nearly 6,700 players showed up to compete for yet another...more

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