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PokerStars picks the Protégés

There are four people around the world who are having a very, very good day. They've just learned they are the winners of The Protégé.After making it through a qualifying tournament phase, submitting finalist videos, and appealing to the public for their votes, these four people will now get special...more

by Brad Willis on August 28, 2014 11:03 AM

Weekend Review: EPT goes bonkers in Barcelona

When the European Poker Tour's celebration of its 100th Main Event kicked off last week, it wasn't without some anticipation for a big party. People had been planning this festival for a long time. And then things went sort of bonkers. After an eye-popping Super High Roller, the Main Event registrat...more

by Brad Willis on August 25, 2014 7:17 AM

Weekend Review: Macau crowns champ, EPT100 kicks off

It's poker season again, folks. Just as the Macau Poker Cup wrapped up in Asia, the European Poker Tour prepared to celebrate one of its biggest festivals ever. Right now in Barcelona, Spain, the EPT is getting ready to kick off it's 100th Main Event. In the meantime, the Estrellas Poker Tour is bre...more

by Brad Willis on August 18, 2014 8:46 AM

The Protégé voting is now open

Right now, eight people are waiting for your vote to determine who gets one-on-one coaching with four of PokerStars top Team Pros. It's up to you to decide who becomes one of the Protégés.As you might have heard, PokerStars introduced The Protégé a month ago. Top finishers in qualifying tournaments ...more

by Brad Willis on August 15, 2014 7:57 AM

PokerStars Summer Daily Challenges worth half a million

They call these the Dog Days of summer. In a lot of places it's hot outside. People are off on holiday. It might be hard to get your friends together for a game. That shouldn't stop you from winning a lot of money, though. So, starting today on PokerStars, you'll have 500,000 reasons to get back to ...more

by Brad Willis on August 12, 2014 6:54 AM

VIP Club Live: Montreal

Being on the live circuit for a few years, I've been accustomed to the world class parties PokerStars throws. Whether they're kicking off the EPT festivals or celebrating the end of PCA, their parties are always grandiose and full of surprises. When the VIP Club announced earlier this year they wou...more

by Marc-Andre Ladouceur on August 11, 2014 8:41 AM

Weekend Review: Macau Poker Cup, Sunday majors draw big crowds

If you had any doubts about the on-going popularity of poker in the Far East, you only needed to look at the registration line for the Macau Poker Cup. Over the weekend, more than 800 people signed up to play the 21st running of Macau's most popular tournament series Main Event. After two days of pl...more

by Brad Willis on August 11, 2014 8:16 AM

Skrill back for a third year as official payment provider for the EPT

For European Poker Tour players, the familiar purple Skrill logo will be back again this season, after it was announced today that they will return as the official payment provider for EPT Season 11. It marks the third year that Skrill has been part of the EPT, being one of Europe's leading online p...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 8, 2014 4:13 AM

It's here! PokerStars 7 arrives in beta today

You've heard about it. You might have even seen bits and pieces of it. Now, it's here, and almost anyone can get it. Today, PokerStars released the publicly-available beta version of its newest desktop software for Windows PCs on the .COM, .EU, and .ES sites. We think you're going to be impressed. T...more

by Brad Willis on August 7, 2014 9:00 AM

How to become a millionaire for twenty bucks

Alright, so we may need to clarify this a little bit. What we mean is you can become a millionaire play money player for just $20, all part of a promotion for new players running on PokerStars which also guarantees you $20 worth of free play, on top of the twenty you deposit, and a million play mone...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 7, 2014 7:30 AM
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EPT100 Barcelona High Roller

Congratulations to Ihar Soika, winner of EPT Barcelona High Roller and 747,200 euros!

ANZPT Melbourne

Day 1b is complete
516 entrants, 179 remain
Day 2 commences at 12:30pm (GMT+10)

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

Congratulations to Andre Lettau, winner of EPT100 in Barcelona and 794,088 euros