P1M Guarantee Update: Freeze Out Stage Action

We have reached the end of late registration and have now entered the freeze out stage. A total of 128 entries were recorded with over half the field already gone. Among those casualties was local pro Mike Takayama who did not re-enter. On the flipside, two locals, Luke Pangan a...more

by Triccia David on July 3, 2015 5:15 AM

P1M Guarantee Update: Numbers Climbing

After two hours of play, we have surpassed the 100 mark with two more hours of late registration still open. Among those latecomers were a high contingent of locals namely Brian Sombero, Ian Brion, Jesse Leonarez, Anthony Gabitan, and previous P1M Guarantee champion, Rey Concepci...more

by Triccia David on July 3, 2015 3:28 AM

P1M Guarantee Main Event is Underway

Day 1a of the PokerStars Live Manila P1 Million Guarantee Main Event has kicked off here at City of Dreams Manila, Philippines. This is a multiple entry tournament with a P5000 buy-in, with late registration closing at the end of level 8. This is certainly going to be one of the ...more

by Triccia David on July 3, 2015 1:10 AM

MicroMillions to make big return in July

It's tiny! It's huge! It's both! Friends and neighbors, it's time once again to cobble together a bankroll for MicroMillions, the biggest little tournament series on the planet. Beginning July 16 and running through July 26, MicroMillions will once again host 100 events with buy-...more

by Brad Willis on June 30, 2015 7:44 AM

Fixed. MissBroke on that Sunday Million win

One minute you're sitting with ten big blinds wondering how you're going to reach the money, the next you're winning the Sunday Million. That would be the short version of MissBroke's journey from short stack to biggest last Sunday, a trip worth $160,314 to the Israeli. The long ...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 30, 2015 5:47 AM

Mercier misses out (again) while Danzer digs in

There's a common theme among performers, whether in sports, the arts, or any pursuit measured by achievement. It's this. Talent is one thing, but without hard work and dedication that talent usually comes to nothing. Actually, it's such a common sentiment it's almost a cliché. I ...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 29, 2015 8:26 AM

Weekend Review: Big wins for MissBroke and Elio Fox

Given that we were thinking that all the regular headline grabbers were off limits over in Las Vegas right now, the weekend's Major events involved names we knew and faces we recognised. The Sunday Million got its fair share. Out in ninth was the story laden name of Dario Minieri...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 29, 2015 5:37 AM

Qualify for this week's big online events

PokerStars hosts the biggest and best poker tournaments in the world every week. Check out five of the best right here. Clicking the links will take you straight to the tournament lobby so that you can register right away.• UKIPT Bristol direct satellite, £11+R [3x-Turbo], 1 UKIP...more

by Brad Willis on June 29, 2015 4:03 AM

Sunday Million: MissBroke $160K richer after win; Berende 2nd; Minieri 9th

The last Sunday Million of June saw a few familiar usernames at the final table, including Dario "DarioMinieri" Minieri who led with two tables to go before finishing ninth, and Paul "padjes" Berende who also enjoyed the chip lead late before finishing runner-up.In the end, thoug...more

by Martin Harris on June 28, 2015 11:44 PM

Sunday Warm-Up: Smokin' hot smokrokflock wins $68K after two-way deal

"Hanging around, hanging around".Words perhaps uttered by one of the two final players. Except the venue of the extended heads-up play between the final two players of this week's $400,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up was not some dusty, off-the-books New York poker room with oreos f...more

by David Aydt on June 28, 2015 6:49 PM

Live Tournament Coverage

2015 WSOP

The PokerStars Blog is traveling to Las Vegas for the WSOP Main Event. Stay with us for coverage!