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Live or online, Georgios "GeoManousos" Sotiropoulous has proved himself in b

The Super Tuesday generated a first prize of $120,960 yesterday, a significant sum for this midweek highlight. So it was perhaps hardly surprising that it was a player of fledgling talent who earned top spot. If you've never heard of Georgios "GeoManousos" Sotiropoulos, and let's face it it's a name...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 29, 2014 9:04 AM

Mission Week: $225,000 on the line

You have a mission. Actually, you have three missions. Complete them, and you've got a chance at winning your part of nearly a quarter million dollars. That's right ladies and gents, Mission Week is back at PokerStars. That means it's time to complete a few simple tasks, earn your All-In Shootout ti...more

by Brad Willis on October 28, 2014 9:18 AM

#LoddenThinks is back again

#LoddenThinks is back this week with another opportunity to win tickets to the Big $22. And in case that title leaves you in any doubt as to what this contest might involve, allow me to elaborate. Basically we ask you to guess what #LoddenThinks. That's it. The central premise harks back to a game c...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 28, 2014 5:52 AM

Monster Pot Mondays - All the week's biggest Play Money hands!

It was an extraordinary week of action at the high stakes tables with the record for the biggest pot being set twice by the same player. There were also ten other pots of 2 Billion chips or more, and a total of forty-one 1 Billion chips pots.The star of the week was undoubtedly record breaker 'Klepp...more

by Bob Dix on October 27, 2014 10:39 AM

Weekend Review: Wins for smak777 and Simon Charette, hat tips to the rest

It's easy to think that clicking the results link further down this page will lead to nothing more exciting than a list of usernames. But before you dismiss it, think of it this way. Those usernames constitute 46 celebrations, some small, some earth-shifting for the joy contained within, and all tak...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 27, 2014 7:09 AM

Looking ahead to a Big Red Spade weekend

Off the table Daniel Negreanu may rightly hog the headlines for his first ballot elevation to the Hall of Fame, but below the fold it's the action on the tables that will make for a big weekend on PokerStars. First to catch the eye will be the Red Spade Open. If you haven't played one of these event...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 24, 2014 4:41 AM

Your chance to #AskMickey as Team Online week continues

I can think of a few things I'd like to ask Mickey "Mement_mori" Petersen, starting with what else did he find while packing for a move to Edinburgh, other than a $5,000 Las Vegas poker chip? I'd also like to know if he misses the Danish winters, where the snow seems to "fall" horizontally? And what...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 22, 2014 4:11 AM

Shark Cage hits Channel 4 tonight

Take a look at the photo below.What you see here is one of poker's legendary players, one of poker's most famed women, one of poker's high rollers who has been put to more decisions at a poker table than most people make in their life. And she's bothered.Yes, that's Jen Harman, and she is facing a b...more

by Brad Willis on October 21, 2014 7:26 AM

Monster Pot Mondays: Jumbo edition

Due to last week's technical hitch, we have a jumbo-sized edition of Monster Pot Mondays this week, where we'll be looking at eight days' worth of high stakes hands.The biggest pot of the week was played out at our highest stakes 5M/10M NLHE tables between three new names for Monster Pot Mondays. It...more

by Bob Dix on October 20, 2014 11:02 AM

Weekend review: London, Peru, and everywhere in between

You may know this as Team Pro Online Week, and that would be just fine, but for the purposes of this review we're going to call it "Holy Moly, Were You Watching What Happened This Weekend Week?!"In a perfect storm of poker news, EPT London hosted an amazing Main Event final table, one of the nicest ...more

by Brad Willis on October 20, 2014 8:45 AM
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