New 'Time to Act' settings to be trialled

One of the most frustrating aspects of playing cash games can be making a disciplined fold and then having to wait for your opposition to play out a painfully slow hand before you get to make your next decision. Unsurprisingly one of the most common complaints we receive is about...more

by Dan Price on July 26, 2017 7:15 AM

2017 ACOP: Official schedule unveiled

PokerStars LIVE Macau has unveiled the official schedule for the 2017 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) -- where the world's best poker players come to compete in Asia's richest annual poker series.This year's ACOP takes place from October 13-29 and will feature 24 ACOP Title Eve...more

by Fred Leung on July 26, 2017 6:35 AM

Super Tuesday: Comeback bags Cashcid Linc $59K, third title (7-25-17)

Winning the Super Tuesday once is a notable feat. Winning it twice is enough to join some select company. What about a third win? That's a great question to ask Germany's Cashcid Linc. After surviving all-in coin-flip situations a few times early on, claiming the chip lead, and t...more

by Jason Kirk on July 25, 2017 11:43 PM

Weekend Review: Blumstein's WSOP, Han's Korea, Bolt's Monaco

This was a weekend we won't soon forget. Our team was spread out all over the world, and they saw everything from bad beats to big wins to history as it happened. Here's a quick rundown of our biggest stories from the weekend. BLUMSTEIN'S DEUCE For the 13th consecutive year, the ...more

by Brad Willis on July 24, 2017 10:00 AM

PokerStars Festival Korea: Taehoon Han takes the title!

New Zealand's Taehoon Han has just been crowned the PokerStars Festival Main Event champion! Along with the prestigious title and trophy he also takes home ₩83,130,000 ($74,651). The 26 year-old from Aukland was born here in Korea and has earned his homeland's poker crown. Han do...more

by Brad Kain on July 24, 2017 2:04 AM

Sunday Million: Dominant Kabotajoe cruises to $162K victory (7-23-17)

With a resume that includes past appearances at SCOOP and Sunday Warm-Up finals, plus three separate Super Tuesday finals in the first six months of this year alone, Germany's Kabotajoe knows what it's like to be within sight of big money here at PokerStars. All of those previous...more

by Jason Kirk on July 24, 2017 12:29 AM

PokerStars Festival Korea: Heads up set as three more fall

Heads up between Yuki Ko and Taehoon Han is now set here in the PokerStars Festival Korea Main Event after Harunobu Kojima, Mitsuru Sano and Weikuo Hsiao have all been relegated to the rail. Han enters heads up play with 4,400,000 in chips for a slight advantage over Ko and his 4...more

by Brad Kain on July 23, 2017 11:17 PM

PokerStars Festival Korea: Down to 5 as Kovalevskii, Kim and Janik exit

We're down to just five players now in the PokerStars Festival Korea Main Event. Dmitrii Kovalevskii, Jwahyoung Kim and Scott Janik have all fallen since today's action began. Kovalevskii was the first to find the rail after a bad beat from Janik ended his Main Event dream. Koval...more

by Brad Kain on July 23, 2017 10:47 PM

PokerStars Festival Korea: Final table player profiles

Courtesy of PokerStars Media Coordinator Jan KoresSeat 1: Mitsuru Sano, Japan, 865,000Fresh from a second place in the Asian Poker Tour (APT) Southeast Main Event in Cambodia for $12,000, Mitsuru Sano in now nearing another five-figure notch, making it to the final table. The Jap...more

by Live reporting team on July 23, 2017 6:22 PM

PokerStars Festival Korea: Yuki Ko commands final eight

The penultimate day is in the books and the official final table is set here at the PokerStars Festival Korea Main Event. When the day started the plan was to either play through 12 levels or down to the final eight - whichever came first - and we reached eight with just 75 minut...more

by Brad Kain on July 23, 2017 9:32 AM

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World Series of Poker

Congratulations to Scott Blumstein, 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event champion and winner of $8.15 million

PokerStars Festival Korea

Congratulations to Taehoon Han,
PokerStars Festival Korea champion and winner of ₩83,130,000 ($74,651)