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The Social Power Table

How does the performance of the world's top poker pros relate to their social media success? We worked with social monitoring tool Followerwonk to find out. th { font-family:Roboto Condensed, Arial, sans-serif; ...more

by PokerStars staff on July 29, 2014 8:50 AM

Weekend Review: Ortiz makes it a double, MicroMillions goes big

It's not very often you can say someone has become a two-time champion of a PokerStars' series Main Event. On the LAPT, it had only happened once. Last night Fabian Oritiz made it twice when he won LAPT Panama (remarkably using the exact same hand with which he won his first Main Event).Martin Harri...more

by Brad Willis on July 28, 2014 8:29 AM

No more tilting - the PokerStars Blog now fully responsive

If you read the PokerStars Blog on either a tablet or mobile phone you may have noticed a few changes.Whereas before, reading reports on MicroMillions or the latest action from the European Poker Tour might have involved pinching the screen to adjust the size of the text, or tipping a phone (or your...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 23, 2014 8:28 AM

Weekend review: MicroMillions headlines big online weekend

MicroMillions, Team Online nearly winning a Sunday Million, and Rafa Nadal hosting a home game. Those were just a few of the stories you might have missed if you were out for the weekend. No worries. We're here to catch you up quickly. MicroMillions is running hot. It's already nearing the halfway p...more

by Brad Willis on July 21, 2014 5:59 AM

A #MicroMinute to win it... Play MicroMillions for free!

Earlier this week MicroMillions returned for its eighth outing, once again offering players the chance to turn a small acorn into a giant money tree.But what if we told you that you didn't even need the acorn?With MicroMinute you require neither a nutty nor monetary based investment - you could reap...more

by Adam Goulding on July 19, 2014 7:48 AM

Banish tilt and think like a winner!

Poker is many things to many people: a fun, social experience; a way to blow off steam; a thrilling challenge; even a full-time job. There are as many reasons to play poker as there are people who play the game, but whatever your motivation there's one less desirable facet of the game that's sure to...more

by Adam Hampton on July 16, 2014 6:04 AM

Friends to host Chad Brown Memorial and charity tournament

No matter who you speak to, it's impossible to find anyone to say a bad word about Chad Brown. When the poker community lost Chad to cancer last week, the flood of memories online and in casinos around the world was enormous. Everyone was looking for a way to express just how they feel.Today, Chad's...more

by Brad Willis on July 8, 2014 6:55 PM

Home sweet home for PokerStars Touch

Home was where the hearts were this past week as members of PokerStars Touch dabbled in Home Games and created their own private online poker clubs.PokerStars Touch is a brand spanking new initiative that introduces handpicked newcomers to the world of poker, and for their latest taste they got to s...more

by Adam Goulding on July 3, 2014 4:29 PM

Looking beyond the table

As you read this, the poker community is coping with the loss of two of its stars: Chad Brown and Johannes Strassmann. You might find it odd that I use the word "star," since neither of them won a WSOP bracelet or an EPT title. They will not end up in the poker Hall of Fame and books will not be wri...more

by Lee Jones on July 2, 2014 4:24 PM

Chad Brown: 1961-2014

Chad Brown rubbed elbows with James Bond, faced down a maniacal killer, won a baseball championship, and earned more than $3.6 million playing a card game. A model, actor, baseball player, and poker legend, Brown lived his entire life earning a living in ways that most people believed impossible. He...more

by Brad Willis on July 1, 2014 11:53 PM
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MicroMillions 8

Congratulations to 69FABIAN69, winner of the MM8 Main Event and a first prize of $107,274.94

LAPT7 Panama

Congratulations to Fabian Ortiz, LAPT7 Panama champion ($143,930)!