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

Weekend Warm-Up: Power Up and dreaming big

As well look forward to another weekend, here are some of the stories from the week on PokerStars.• PokerStars launches real money Power Up• Poker In The Ears episode 102• MEGASTACKS in New Jersey• Dreaming Big• More Winning MomentsPower Up gets real money launchThe big news from...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 13, 2017 3:35 AM

A Winning Moment for #TeamTalon

You don't have to look far for stories during WCOOP. That was certainly the case during the most recent Series last month. The more you look the more you uncover, including this story, not from one of the big winners, but from the type of players who get an enormous kick out of a...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 12, 2017 1:52 AM

Super Tuesday: Fepoker20 dodges, ducks, dips, dives, dodges to $69K win (10-

Coming from behind to win at a final table is never easy. Whether it's hitting a river card to stay alive after a bad flop or picking up a big pocket pair at a key moment, a lot of things need to go right for a short stack. But sometimes those things do go right. Sometimes they t...more

by Jason Kirk on October 10, 2017 11:45 PM

PokerStars' futuristic Power Up goes live for real money

The year 2047 is apparently going to be a wild one. If you don't believe me, just do a quick Google search. Doomsayers are saying we'll see singularity by then, the earth will hit the point of climate departure, and everyone will be just a couple of years away from whatever happe...more

by Brad Willis on October 10, 2017 6:27 AM

How to play Power Up

Here you'll find everything you need to know to get started with Power Up and how to play this great new game from PokerStars.• Introduction to Power Up• Logging in to play• How to play• Power cards and what they do• How to use your power cards• Frequently asked questionsIntroduc...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 10, 2017 6:26 AM

For Jan-Mikael "Kesjan" Kesänen it started with a dream...

Jan-Mikael Kesänen had a dream. It was one of those perfect dreams. You might even had had one of these dreams yourself. Something fantastic happens, and the dream feels so real, and is so enjoyable, that waking up is nothing short of disappointing. In Kesänen's case the dream in...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 10, 2017 4:15 AM