LAPT8 Brazil: Thumbs up for chip leaders, finger food for celebs

We've got something of a contrast developing on this side of the Golden Hall here at the WTC São Paulo, site of the Latin American Poker Tour Grand Final where Day 1a continues to march along.Preparations have been made for the celebrity tournament near the front of the room, wit...more

by Martin Harris on November 25, 2015 2:59 PM

LAPT8 Brazil: Grand Final part of another BSOP big show

We've been talking about how today's first Day 1 flight of the Latin American Poker Tour Grand Final is also helping kickoff of the culminating stop of this year's Brazilian Series of Poker. Once again the BSOP has spent a year traveling all over South America's largest country, ...more

by Martin Harris on November 25, 2015 1:24 PM

LAPT8 Brazil: Players making their points at season's last stop

Every poker hand is like an argument. Players make a case for their hands via their bets. Sometimes they force opponents to concede by folding. Other times they make their points heard by showing down better cards. That's one way poker hands are not like arguments -- in a poker, ...more

by Martin Harris on November 25, 2015 11:45 AM

LAPT8 Brazil: It's poker o'clock in São Paulo! Day 1a is underway

The first hands of the last Main Event of the eighth season of the Latin American Poker Tour are being dealt here in one corner of the Golden Hall at the WTC São Paulo, the tournament clock signaling the start of what will be a multi-day journey until the next LAPT Main Event win...more

by Martin Harris on November 25, 2015 9:39 AM

Tournament Leader Board cooking up a great year end finale

Here we are in November, only five weeks away from the New Year. Where exactly did the time go?One minute we were in the Bahamas, then, after TCOOP and SCOOP, the EPT Grand Final wrapped up in Monaco. Before we knew it the World Series gave way to the World Championship of Online...more

by Stephen Bartley on November 25, 2015 9:09 AM

Seth Davies wins 11/24/15 Super Tuesday, beats Chris Hunichen heads-up for $

It was a cowboy victory for Seth "Setherson2" Davies.Davies eliminated three players at the final table with pocket kings and when his heads-up opponent picked up a pair of kings, Davies woke up with aces. Seth DaviesWhile Davies got a good run of cards at the final table, it was...more

by Alex Villegas on November 24, 2015 11:49 PM

2015 World Cup of Poker opens with big action

The opening weekend of the 2015 World Cup Poker saw some very interesting matchups, and some shock results to boot. Like last year the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and all the Scandinavian countries failed to make it out of the starting gates, while the Kiwi's and the Kazakhs...more

by David Lyons on November 24, 2015 8:53 AM

PokerStars releases New VIP Bash satellites

Looking for some extra value this week? Don't have the time to go searching for it? Look no further.In advance of this weekend's $55 Daily Double Christmas Festival tournaments, PokerStars just launched a bunch of seats-added VIP Bash satellites. If you're looking for value, that...more

by Brad Willis on November 24, 2015 8:01 AM

Koovoon becomes Spin & Go millionaire number seven

We're not entirely sure if the news that someone has won a million dollars on PokerStars will ever get boring, but in case it does we should warn you that it happened again this weekend.We've said this seven times in the past month now, but it took place in a PokerStars Spin & Go...more

by Stephen Bartley on November 23, 2015 7:22 AM

Sunday Warm-Up: Festive time for Festivuss winning $81K, Staples fifth

"Guys! We're deep in the Sunday Warm-Up 5th out of 47 people left" - @jaimestaples on Twitter. Yes, that would be Friend of PokerStars, Jaime Staples as his good fortune continued with three tables remaining and ratcheting his stack to the top two positions. Watching Jaime throug...more

by David Aydt on November 22, 2015 7:07 PM

Live Tournament Coverage

LAPT Grand Final

Day 1a
Level 6 (blinds 200/400, ante 50)
Players: 91 of 108
Late reg. open until start of Level 7