PokerStars Caribbean Adventure

Are pink drinks a cure for tilt? PCA Mega Sats offer a chance to find out

It's a story that appears every year but never really gets old. We typically notice it on the first day of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, although sometimes it's earlier because an eager member of staff will already begin poring through the list of players who have qualified for the Main Event ...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 31, 2014 5:43 AM

Loving the spotlight: 2014 PCA champion Dominik Panka

Fresh-faced and angelic-looking, Dominik Panka certainly didn't look like a shark when he first hit the spotlight at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in January. Even though it became swiftly obvious that this was an experienced - and rather terrifying - player, Panka was still virtually unknown o...more

by Mad Harper on October 28, 2014 8:50 AM

Win a Women's PCA package for poker and winter sunshine

It's never too early to look ahead to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, particularly as the nights begin to draw in, the temperature drops, and sunshine, so recently ever present during the day, now seems nothing more than a distant memory cast in shadow. The PCA though can solve all of that with ...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 28, 2014 7:35 AM

Sixteen Frequent Player Points = Two PCA packages

If you want to know what a single PokerStars Frequent Player Point is worth in the real world, you can head over to the PokerStars VIP Store and get a card protector for 675 FPPs. It's a pretty good deal, all things considered.But if you want to know how much an FPP is worth in the magical land of o...more

by Brad Willis on October 27, 2014 12:32 PM

Get your 2015 PCA trip...for free

You need to understand something from the outset: when you win a 2015 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure package, you get more than a a ticket to a poker tournament. If you are fortunate enough to punch your PCA ticket, you're going to get the following:$10,300 Main Event entryNine nights' accommodation...more

by Brad Willis on October 27, 2014 10:00 AM

Double Bubble: What if we paid half the field?

For the longest time, poker tournaments paid about 10% of the field. And in fact, the earliest WSOP events were winner-take-all, if memory serves. But there was a general sense that the top small handful of people should take home all the money. As time has progressed, most of us in the business hav...more

by Lee Jones on August 22, 2014 6:35 AM

PCA 2015: Start packing! Satellites open now

In the northern hemisphere, we're nearing the end of the summer, but don't put away your beach towels and sunscreen just yet. Just now, PokerStars opened the first satellites for the 2015 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. Running January 6-14th, the PCA will once again host a huge schedule of tourname...more

by Brad Willis on August 15, 2014 5:31 AM

Elena's PokerStars Caribbean Adventure

At the beginning of 2014, I have to admit I was feeling kind of pessimistic about poker. The online options here in the US have been steadily deteriorating, and playing in casinos takes more effort and patience than I usually care to muster. Once upon a time, I had fancy ideas about making poker my ...more

by Elena Stover on February 4, 2014 8:15 AM

PCA 2014 in review: Panka and Schindler freeze out McDonald and Selbst, Quos

The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure proved to be another huge success in 2014, despite the best attempts of a freak weather system that hit the United States grounding flights in the lead up to the Main Event. Although there were 39 events with big paydays, three big tournaments stood out and PokerSt...more

by Rick Dacey on January 23, 2014 10:10 AM

My PCA Main Event: Count his stack first

There were just a handful of tables left in the $10K PCA Main Event, the highest buy-in tournament I'd ever played. "Why don't we both look away and figure out who wins by the table's reaction?" Vanessa Selbst suggested. I was all-in against Vanessa's pocket sevens with K♣T♣ on a board 3♠Q♣...more

by Jennifer Shahade on January 22, 2014 8:39 AM
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