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EPT11 Prague: Andrey "Kroko-dill" Zaichenko wins epic High Roller

There was a moment tonight when it seemed the EPT Prague Festival didn't want to end. With a handful of players left in action in the Congress Hall, none seemed capable of being eliminated. Instead a flurry of all-ins were roundly rewarded with double-ups, hands that kept the game going even the har...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 17, 2014 3:30 PM

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 link to the way it ...more

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

EPT11 Prague: Easy game for Stephen Graner, pillar-to-post champion in Pragu

There's a phrase you hear a lot in poker that is almost always uttered ironically: "Easy game," they all say, through the most gritted of teeth. Yet to watch the final table of the EPT Prague main event this afternoon, you could be forgiven for thinking that it takes nothing more than showing up in ...more

by Howard Swains on December 17, 2014 9:28 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 Cornelius of PokerStars....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 any of it. Today Poker...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 EPT8 Barcelona and s...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 European Poker Tour at the...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 were on the bubble a...more

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

EPT11 Prague: High Rollers play on into the money

The Main Event is no longer the feature attraction in the tournament room. Arguably it's the "€300 chocolate event", the Grasel Sweets EPT Superstack which guarantees that everyone is a winner, or at least a small one, provided they like chocolate, because there's plenty of the stuff for everyone. I...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 16, 2014 2:05 PM

EPT11 Prague: Stephen Graner in box seat to finally make himself that millio

In Las Vegas, Nevada, this summer, Stephen Graner was one of nearly 8,000 hopefuls who sat down in the inaugural "Millionaire Maker" tournament at the World Series of Poker. The concept was pretty straightforward: although the buy in cost only $1,500, the winner was guaranteed a seven-figure score.G...more

by Howard Swains on December 16, 2014 12:51 PM
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EPT11 Prague Festival

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