Bigger, Better, Hotter Tournaments

Though it may not be as flashy as our *COOP Series or Live Events, the weekly tournament schedule at PokerStars is a behemoth. While SCOOP and WCOOP make headlines for their record-setting prize pool numbers, the weekly tournament schedule has quietly generated almost $1.5 billio...more

by Luke Staudenmaier on October 20, 2017 8:31 AM

Drop the hammer: The five best power ups in video game history

Some games just wouldn't be the same without power ups and hold'em has just made the list... Join us as we look at poker's brash new brother and countdown the top five power ups in video game history. If you haven't heard the news, there's a new game of poker in town. Power Up ma...more

by Dave Woods on October 20, 2017 2:51 AM

Stephen Hendry and Jake Cody to play MEGASTACK London this weekend

One is a former snooker World Champion, the other is a World Series bracelet and EPT winner. Both will be representing PokerStars in London this weekend. Stephen Hendry and Jake Cody will be at the Hippodrome to play the PokerStars MEGASTACK London event. These are great tourname...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 19, 2017 1:55 AM

Introducing PokerStars School

We all have to start somewhere, and for thousands of players over the years that place has been PokerSchool Online. Regular users of PSO might have noticed a few changes in the past few days. For one thing PSO is now PokerStars School. But also, and more obviously, there's a bran...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 18, 2017 2:16 AM

Super Tuesday: Rocket-powered airlewis flies high in $65K victory (10/17/17)

Back in 2016, airlewis was within sight of a major PokerStars title. That January the Brit kicked off the year by reaching a Sunday Warm-Up final, losing a key pot heads up to finish second. A shot at redemption came along tonight, albeit against a tough Super Tuesday line up. Ai...more

by Jason Kirk on October 17, 2017 11:48 PM

Your guide to Sochi and the PokerStars Festival

You've got your visa. You've booked your flights. Maybe you've even bolstered your bankroll with a nice online score. There's nothing left to do now but get excited about one of the more unique poker stops out there.Following on from May's PokerStars Championship, we're returning...more

by Jack Stanton on October 16, 2017 6:12 AM

2017ACOP: 5 Burning Questions

The 2017 Asia Championship of Poker (Oct. 13-29) is officially underway and if you've missed the previous blogs, info, and news I've got the key pieces right here for you below.Events you need to know aboutThe Race to Three SpadiesSchedule & StructuresFor regular ACOP updates fol...more

by Fred Leung on October 16, 2017 5:53 AM

Weekend Review: Sunday Million no longer a pipe dream for Dietrich

A brief round-up of the world of PokerStars this past weekend...Weekend highlights on PokerStars • Pipedream17 wins the Sunday Million • New look PokerStars School launched Pipedream17 wins Sunday Million A two way deal secured Mike "Pipedream17" Dietrich a first prize of $142,...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 16, 2017 4:38 AM

Sunday Million: After lengthy battle, Mike "Pipedream17" Dietrich defeats Ri

With more than $5.7 million in cashes and a final table appearance at the EPT8 Grand Final Main Event in Monte Carlo, Mike "Pipedream17" Dietrich has enjoyed considerable success over the last decade. By the time he cut a heads-up deal in tonight's Sunday Million he'd already set...more

by Jason Kirk on October 16, 2017 3:12 AM

Are you dreaming big? Then try this experiment.

Earlier this week we featured a short interview with Jan-Mikael "Kesjan" Kesänen, winner of the Sunday Million last weekend, and now enjoying the prospect of $157,000 in his PokerStars account. In Kesänen's case it started with a dream. Two days before the win he'd had one of tho...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 13, 2017 4:39 AM