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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

George Danzer on making history down under

Few players seem to personify the simple thrill of poker, the sheer enjoyment of playing, as George Danzer. His countless interactions with the PokerStars blog have always demonstrated this, always ready with a few words, analysis, or just a good story. That proved useful this week for he was set to...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 17, 2014 5:22 AM

Tell us what you think in our live event communication survey

Whether you're a regular player on the European Poker Tour or just a casual one who enjoys following the EPT on the PokerStars Blog, on Social Media, or on EPT Live, we want to hear what you think about how we communicate with you during each EPT Festival.PokerStars would like to hear what you think...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 16, 2014 9:58 AM

Got tips? Win a seat to the Red Spade Open!

The Red Spade Open is coming October 26th, and you could win a free ticket just by telling Team Pro about your best poker tips.Don't have any? Come on! Everybody has at least one. Here's one for free.I never want to miss my button. Or being in the cut-off. Or in the hijack. I also don't want to miss...more

by Brad Willis on October 16, 2014 8:00 AM

Beat Team Pro in $1 million guaranteed Red Spade Open

Come on...admit it. You would love to bust a Team Pro. You could run and tell your friends, "That Moneymaker guy? Yeah, I sent him packing."Well, here's your chance. The PokerStars Red Spade Open is returning, and if you bust a pro, you're going to get paid. More on that below. First, the important ...more

by Brad Willis on October 16, 2014 7:45 AM

Where the poker table met the chess board

Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave suffered the first bad beat of his poker career. "Apparently because for the first time in my life I played a decent hand!" he said.Maxime, known as "MVL" is one of the top ten chessplayers in the World, known for his aggressive and uncompromising play. Maxime expl...more

by Jennifer Shahade on October 14, 2014 7:03 AM
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