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Weekend Review: WCOOP continues with a first for Lrslszk and a third for mik

Sometimes a username becomes something more than just log-in. It becomes a catchword that means a lot more. Take "Lrslzk" for instance. On screen it looks like a rushed username, created to relieve the owner from thinking of something more meaningful. It could easily have been "plkilfk" or "trtipoi"...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 15, 2014 3:55 AM

Records smashed at PokerStars Drag and Drift

The world of mobility scooters is usually a sedate one. They humbly grant those unable to cover distance on foot the independence to do so on four wheels, powered by battery and occasionally furnished with personalised add-ons, such as wing mirrors to get a better view of the long line of traffic ta...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 12, 2014 5:14 AM

Twitter and WCOOP combine for a new player promotion

If you dabble in Twitter while you're playing poker, or even the other way around come to think of it, why not get a little something back by taking part in PokerStars' latest social media freeroll, coinciding with the start of this year's World Championship of Online Poker. The TwitterWCOOP Freerol...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 8, 2014 5:59 AM

Weekend Review: Start of WCOOP 2014 highlights the weekend

After all the waiting WCOOP 2014 is finally begun, with the first three events of a 66 tournament schedule highlighting a busy weekend on PokerStars. At the close of play on day one all three events paused, with play set to resume in each later today. Here's how things will look when they re-start. ...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 8, 2014 3:18 AM

Rozvodov welcomes the PokerStars King's Cup

More tournaments and more innovation, particularly for those players who like to stay up late when they play poker. It all comes in the form of the King's Cup, a new additional to the 2014 calendar, to be staged at the King's Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. Rozvadov is hardly a new stop for poke...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 5, 2014 8:16 AM

Experience the thrill of tournament poker in PlayWCOOP 2014

We're all for breaking new ground at PokerStars, whether it's for high stakes or low stakes players. But now you can add play money players to that list as well. That's because this weekend marks the start not only of WCOOP but of Play WCOOP, the first global championship for play money players, wit...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 5, 2014 5:17 AM

Last but not least, one final record from the EPT100 festival

There were almost countless records broken and set during EPT Barcelona last week, highlighted of course by the 1,496 players who made EPT100 the biggest Main Event ever hosted by the tour on mainland Europe. But there was one other record broken, perhaps the last of the festival, set as most people...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 5, 2014 4:48 AM

Make your selection in The Protege #LastLonger

The Protégés have been selected, their mentor's prepared, now it's time for things to get interesting for those of us watching from the rail.PokerStars is offering seats to some exclusive freerolls for players taking part in a new #LastLonger competition, in which you get to pick the Protégé you thi...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 5, 2014 3:52 AM

Team Online Battle at VIP Club Live: Xflixx and Cobrayan win in Hamburg

Team Online members Ike Haxton and Lex Veldhuis knew heading into the Team Online Battle in Hamburg on Saturday that it was going to be tough to beat home country favorite Felix "Xflixx" Schneiders. Lex Velduis, Felix "Xflixx" Schneiders and Ike Haxton prepare for battleUltimately, the masses went ...more

by Dylan C on September 4, 2014 3:41 AM

Webcast from Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open starts today

The quality and entertainment value of EPTLive is as such that we kind of take it for granted these days. Whether it's a full-on EPT Live broadcast for television, complete with one hour delay and cards up, or an EPT Live "Lite" broadcast, showing the action from the tour as it is, without polish an...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 2, 2014 9:06 AM
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