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caipsa captures 12/18/12 Super Tuesday, $97K first prize

The holiday season is upon us, but for the Super Tuesday -- PokerStars' weekly $1,050 no-limit hold'em tournament -- there's no holiday respite. Another big field of 514 came out again this week, creating a $514,000 prize pool and thus again smashing the $300K guarantee. The top 63 finishers made the money, with caipsa of Peru ultimately taking the top spot and $97,660 first prize. Finding a final table It took a little over five-and-a-half hours for the field to be trimmed to 63 and the cash bubble to burst....more

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UKIPT Online: Main event final table plays out tomorrow

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Tomorrow afternoon eight players sit down to play out a £254,840 final table. One player will win £77,126 and the first ever UKIPT Online main event title and trophy. The others will fight it out for the rest; £55,471 for second, £41,090 for third and so on down until someone...more


PokerStars weekend review (10-5-12)

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This was the weekend that Dan Cates won the All-Star Showdown for $550,000. This was the weekend that we resurrected our legendary Double Vision weekends laying on twice as many of the big Sunday tournaments as normal. This was the weekend that nine different players won six figure scores in...more


All-Star Showdown: Cates triumphs over Sulsky, wins $550k top prize

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As the old saying goes, "to be the best, you have to beat the best." It was the idea behind the All-Star Showdown and PokerStars' way of welcoming high-stakes cash game titan Ike Haxton to Team Online. Take eight of the most feared heads-up NLHE players in the world, have...more


Double Vision returns with a bang

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This Sunday, 4 November, PokerStars is bringing back its Double Vision weekend laying on twice as many Sunday majors as usual. It's a revolutionary turn of events. Someone else with revolution on their mind was Guy Fawkes, who was arrested guarding barrels of explosives lined up beneath British Parliament (more...more


B000000M! promotion closes with a bang

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That sound you heard over the PokerStars' sky was both a bang and a BOOM! In the span of a week, PokerStars gave away hundreds of thousands of dollars to celebrate the one millionth hand shared on its BOOM! hand replayer. Last week, Zakvcho' from Armenia won a $215 ticket...more


PokerStars weekend review (10-28-12)

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Any given Sunday means the possibility of lives changing on PokerStars.In a period of less than 24 hours, millions of dollars in prize money change hands. This weekend, it was even bigger. Not only did the big weekend majors play out, but the All-Star Showdown kicked off and the ANZPT...more


All-Star Showdown: Haxton wins epic 17-hr. quarterfinal match vs. Alex "Kanu7" Millar

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After 17 hours and more than 3,800 hands, the second All-Star Showdown quarterfinal is done, with Team Online's Isaac Haxton coming back from the brink of elimination to defeat Alex "Kanu7" Millar in a truly epic heads-up battle to earn a spot in the semifinals. On Friday afternoon, Haxton (playing...more


Comeback win for g3r4rd0x in October 28 Sunday Million

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The schedule of Sunday tournaments on PokerStars is enough to satisfy even the strongest multi-tabler in the game. Players have everything they could want in tournaments, not to mention cash games, on their favorite online poker site. From the PCA satellites to the Sunday Million, there are trips to win...more


All-Star Showdown: Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky leads wire-to-wire, tops Tobias "KTPOKP" Kuder in first quarterfinal

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Attention high-stakes railbirds! The All-Star Showdown is here! The first of four quarterfinal matches has ended, with Benjamin "Sauce123" Sulsky beating Tobias "KTPOKP" Kuder in just under six hours to secure a spot in the semifinals. The format for the All-Star Showdown is a variation on the SuperStar Showdowns of...more


DaWarsaw raking it in with B000000M!

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Team PokerStars Online's Grzegorz 'DaWarsaw' Mikielewic is just one of the 1,937 winners that have picked up $207,246 in bonus B000000M! money over the last four days. To celebrate 1,000,000 hands being BOOM!ed we've been giving out 100 big blind bounties to anyone that wins a Zoom hand Hold 'em...more


B000000M! More than $200,000 won through BOOM! already

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Are you ready for some Friday night BOOM!ing? We certainly hope so. We launched the B000000M! promotion on Monday to celebrate (what we hoped would be) the week that the 1,000,000th PokerStars hand was BOOM!ed. We cracked that nut today with what was an epic hand*, which you can see...more


All-Star Showdown: The stage is set for tomorrow, $800,000 in the pot

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The All-Star Showdown starts tomorrow. Eight players are confirmed, each putting $100,000 into the pot ready to prove themselves at the highest level (and, of course, the first prize of more than $500,000). All eight have outstanding high stakes credentials but only one can win the All-Star Showdown. The matches...more


B000000M! Win with Katchalov's fours and scoop 100 big blinds

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Welcome to day four of B0000000M!, our week-long give-you-money celebration of (almost) 1,000,000 hands BOOM!ed. All week we've been giving you 100 big blinds each time you win with the chosen hand of the day at showdown on a Zoom table (as long as you remember to BOOM! it, of...more


Hit the slopes at PokerStars Snowfest

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Snowfest returns to the PokerStars roster this winter for one week of poker, ski and board action. The Austrian town of Saalbach Hinterglemm and Alpine Palace resort have twice hosted EPT legs (which were won by Eric Baake and Vladimir Geshkenbein) and we're planting the red spade on its slopes...more


B000000M! win 100 big blinds BOOM!ing Ramdin's 7c 5c

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Today is a happy ZOOMing and BOOM!ing day for the loose-aggressive player. It's day three of the B0000000M! promotion where you can win 100 big blinds by winning with the hand of the day - in this case Victor Ramdin's 7♣5♣ - at the ZOOM tables and then BOOM!ing it....more


mendezoo captures six-figure payday, tops massive 10/23/12 Super Tuesday

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The Super Tuesday, PokerStars' weekly $1,050 no-limit hold'em tournament, features three hours of late registration. So we try not to get too excited around here about field sizes and prize pools until after that three-hour period has elapsed. Then we take a looksee. However, eyebrows were raised a little early...more


B000000M! $61,796 won yesterday with ElkY's hand, win more today

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Yesterday we launched a week-long B000000M! promotion to celebrate the approaching milestone of one million hands shared on our BOOM! Hand Replayer. By the end of the day's play $61,796 had been won in 100 big blind chunks by players around the world winning with Bertrand 'ElkY' Grospellier's chosen hand...more


Double Vision returns next weekend

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Next weekend your chance to win has doubled. No, you won't be given two PokerStars Blog One Time Chips™, but there are twice as many Sunday Majors to win as usual. Two Kickoffs, two Warm-Ups, two Storms and two Millions make for a happy Sunday grinder. Mark the 4 November...more


PokerStars weekend review (10-22-12)

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Dan Smith is a player in form. Not content is he with striking up $3,650,758 in live tournament winnings this year, a large chunk of which comes from his €962,925 win in the EPT9 Barcelona Super High Roller, but Smith, just a matter of hours ago, booked first place in...more


B000000M! Win 100 big blinds by sharing your hand with the BOOM! Hand Replayer

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Do you want to win 100 big blinds for free? Of course you do. And you can by taking part in out B000000M! promotion by booming a Zoom hand chosen by Team PokerStars Pro each day for a week starting from Monday, 22 October to celebrate almost 1,000,000 hands shared...more