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Battle of the Planets: Blackbeaty beats down three tables for January triple shootout win

The Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) is hogging most of the attention this week but for the SnG specialists here at PokerStars this is their monthly championship. The Battle of the Planets $50,000 triple shootout freeroll is only for those who claim a ticket during the weekly stakes battles along with weekly cash prizes. This month a SCOOP champ would square off against a GoldStar VIP heads-up for the title and the full $12,000.00 sitting up top. The SCOOP champ would take home the first monthly title of 2014...more

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Battle of the Planets: second chance nets Mudrik the win and $12K

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Getting so close to a major tournament final table and falling on the bubble can make it seem like another shot will happen soon. But, sometimes that second shot can take months, or even years before the avatar is shown under the spotlights with the final table description inscribed on...more


Battle of the Planets: Shhmenaru' claims November title after three-way deal

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Ask the many players whose poker fun is within the play chip games what exactly are they playing for. They enjoy the game, despite some nasty turn cards crushing aces or in the case of a certain railbird tonight, losing with big slick against ten-nine preflop. Tonight's monthly Battle of...more


Battle of the Planets: pushed and lived, push0rdie claims title after three-way chop

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Free money was a raining down on our SnG players once again tonight as the $50,000 Battle of the Planets triple shootout freeroll would spread that cash among 81 of the 553 players who cashed their monthly tickets in tonight. After nearly five hours of play push0rdie, dfunks, and Paulharvey3...more


Battle of the Planets: Four K for all, nine-way deal highlights September final table

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Pride can get in the way of rational thinking at times. $3,995.56 is more than fourth place money and slightly less than $500 off of third place at the final table of the $50,000.00 monthly Battle of the Planets freeroll. Most of the time, pride jumps into the chatbox after...more


Battle of the Planets: Numero Uno, Mikel Unanue wins $12K and August freeroll title

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Showing the flags of cultural diversity at tonight's Battle of the Planets monthly $50,000.00 Triple Shootout freeroll. All nine players were from different countries: Mexico, Slovakia, Canada, Sweden, Ireland, Finland, Belgium, Russia, and Germany all represented at the final leg of the triple shootout. But, it was Mexico's Mikel Unanue...more


Battle of the Planets: Profitable return trip for andyafc#1 winning $12K in July's freeroll

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Showing last month's victory was not a fluke, defending champion bigbluffzinc was back at the final table again. After taking home $12K from winning the June triple shootout bigbluffzinc would be attempting to become the first back-to-back champ of this event. andyafc#1 also made a return trip to the final...more


Battle of the Planets: bigbluffzinc picks up the pieces in $12K victory

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The first one to the final table this evening would be the last one standing. Our final two would enter the last table at much different times as AndyUK18 was the last person to claim a second round victory in tonight's $50,000 Battle of the Planets Triple Shootout freeroll. But,...more


Battle of the Planets: jSorc casts a spell on final table for $12K win

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Former champions and players who have made the final table of the Battle of the Planets monthly $50,000.00 triple shootout freeroll often make return trips. It took two our final table players three and four years respectively to come in and say hi today. But, the month tonight would go...more


Battle of the Planets: WOO WOO for woosewoo taking down April's freeroll for $12K

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The last bit of snow has finally melted here in the northland as spring has finally arrived despite a very bad weather groundhog by the name of Punxsutawney Phil stating the spring thaw was supposed to come early this year. Luckily for the SnG players at PokerStars getting a foot...more


Battle of the Planets: dthorne04 mows down March field for $12K

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Spring time has broken out for most of our players. Unless you live in Canada like four players who made today's $50,000 Battle of Planets monthly triple shootout freeroll final table. Despite a few days of "Spring" weather, ice is still showing on some lakes with snowbanks prevalent while driving...more


Battle of the Planets: ssv1978 locks up a $12K win in February

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This month's edition of the $50,000 Battle of the Planets triple shootout freeroll was about perseverance. TRICKI1 would be knocked down to a chip count early on that most poker players would toss in thinking their tournament time was over and move on to the next one. Instead, TRICKI1 went...more


Battle of the Planets: FPSTAG shoots down table for January title

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With the closing of the 2013 TCOOP series today, January has been busy month for our SnG grinders. What better way to earn a profit than an investment with zero dollars invested? Well, maybe a couple of bucks spent earning the ticket to today's Battle of the Planet $50,000.00 triple...more


Battle of the Planets: Philych_085 defeats tough final table for $12K win

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Today's champ Philych_085 got to join the list below as the 2012 Battle of the Planets triple shootout champions. This end of the month freeroll paid out $600,000.00 in cash this year not including the weekly cash prizes awarded to those who qualified for this tournament. January: beyessa $12,000.00 February:...more


Battle of the Planets: Four-way deal gives marky_crash the November title

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Sometimes our final nine come from very meager bankrolls that could only dream of four-digits next to their name in the cashier's window. At those times, the players are quick to make a deal after reaching the final table of the monthly Battle of the Planets $50,000 triple shootout freeroll....more


Battle of the Planets: Hanggy handles field, captures October title

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It's the last Sunday of the month, which means it's time for the monthly freeroll with the $50K prize pool for which players earn tickets via their Sit & Go performances -- the Battle of the Planets. A total of 522 players earned seats into this month's Battle, which meant...more


Battle of the Planets: Path to victory shows 5pathic standing alone

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By now you have heard the story of the mystery man who turned a handful of Frequent Player Points (FPPs) into a WCOOP Main Event victory. The $1,000,907.26 haul is perhaps the best ROI at $25,022.68 per FPPs that this site or any major trading floor has ever seen, or...more


Battle of the Planets: Another Great from Russia, TheGreatRus claims August title

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With the enlarged player pool of 729 runners (as opposed to 509 last month and 380 in June), the first round was not the easy stepping stone as it has been for recent previous months of this tournament. Instead of having to knock out four or five players, mostly full...more


Battle of the Planets: High stakes player Bryn Kenney runs away with $12K freeroll title

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Go look up "BrynKenney" in the search box shown to the right of every page here at the PokerStarsBlog. You will find the high stakes pro's name mentioned over and over with the results page and high stakes SCOOP and WCOOP tournaments. During today's $50,000 Battle of the Planets triple...more


Battle of the Planets: It's summertime, everyone in the pool! Nine-way chops ends the June freeroll

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One hand early on in a tournament can mean the difference between wearing a WCOOP bracelet or a SCOOP watch, and finishing after a hour, left wondering could I have played it better? In today's $50,000 Battle of the Planets triple shootout freeroll, two of the final table members would...more


Battle of the Planets: danhp134 chops up the win, Team Online's Dominguez 4th place

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For the past few years the Battle of the Planets $50,000 triple shootout places on the last Sunday of each month. A culmination of battles in the SnG arena where the point system set up according to the buy-in level at which the players choose to built their bankrolls. Some...more

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