WCOOP 2016: Epilogue... all over for another year

Wins for Shyam "G's zee" Srinivasan and teruliro served as a worthy precursor to the Main Event win by German player llJaYJaYll who earns more than $1.5 million. The Player of the Series comes to a close with Fabrizio "SixthSenSe19" Gonzalez topping the leader board. All of which...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 28, 2016 3:07 AM

WCOOP 2016: G's zee wins another WCOOP title, James "Andy McLEOD" Obst 2nd i

Shyam "G's zee" Srinivasan knows how to turn in a memorable performance. When he won his first WCOOP event in 2014, he started as a short stack but pulled off an incredible comeback to find himself heads-up with an enormous chip lead, then closed the match out in just nine hands....more

by Jason Kirk on September 27, 2016 8:01 PM

WCOOP 2016: teruliro takes one for Brazil in Event #81 ($320 PL 5-Card Omaha

Pot-Limit Omaha is known for wild action and crazy draws.5-Card PLO adds an extra dash of spice to that mix and the 6-max format throws in a handful. A total of 1,239 players signed up for that action in Event #81 and they created a prize pool worth $371,700. teruliro took the bi...more

by Alex Villegas on September 27, 2016 3:33 PM

PokerStars adds Win the Button tourneys to regular schedule

"Is it my button?""Button moved...""Don't raise my button!"Everyone loves the button, but like a good opportunity, it only comes around so often...unless you're playing a PokerStars Win the Button tourney. Then, all takes to get the button is to win a hand. Now, you'll have a cha...more

by Brad Willis on September 27, 2016 11:16 AM

LAPT9 Uruguay: Main Event final table live updates

6:55pm: Pedro Claus wins LAPT9 Uruguay ($90,630); Fernando Araujo runner-up ($70,000)Level 31: Blinds 60,000/120,000, Ante 20,000That was quick -- just one hand of heads-up, and it's all over!Fernando Araujo had the button to start, and after checking his cards he open-pushed his...more

by Live reporting team on September 27, 2016 5:10 AM

LAPT9 Uruguay: Meet the final eight

Argentina is well represented at today's final table by no less than six players, with Brazil having players sitting in the other two. All have tournament experience, however, given each a shot at the trophy and $110,870 first prize.The LAPT9 Uruguay Main Event final tableAs we a...more

by Live reporting team on September 27, 2016 4:55 AM

WCOOP 2016: Main Event set to bring Championship to a close

WCOOP 2016 is not quite over yet. There were wins for ISILDRooN, Noogaii, mighty28 and NegroVente1, as well as a near miss for Phil Galfond. There was also the matter of the Player of the Series contest, which is now a race for top ten places. There are no more events to get star...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 27, 2016 3:05 AM

WCOOP 2016: NegroVente1 binks a quickie with Wrap-Up Event #82 ($1,050 NL)

The finale! One last quickie. After 22 exhilarating days of nonstop WCOOP action, we've finally reached the last event on the 2016 WCOOP docket. Welcome to the Wrap-Up, or Event #82 of 82. It also celebrated the last chance to win a WCOOP title for a mere price tag of $1,050. The...more

by Pauly McGuire on September 26, 2016 9:29 PM

European Poker Tour Update

We've had a few weeks to recuperate and regroup following the European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona. It was a busy and record-breaking EPT Main Event with 1,785 players, which was won by 21 year old Sebastien Malec for €1,122,800 who qualified for just €27. That was a great story a...more

by Neil Johnson on September 26, 2016 6:54 PM

WCOOP 2016: mighty28 tops Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond for Event #77 title ($21

Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond has won a lot of things in poker-- two WSOP bracelets, millions of dollars, and a reputation as one of the most talented cash game players in the world. One thing he hasn't won? A 'COOP title. Galfond came close a couple times. He was runner-up in the 20...more

by Kristin Bihr on September 26, 2016 6:08 PM

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LAPT Uruguay

Congratulations to Pedro Claus, winner of LAPT9 Uruguay Main Event ($90,630)

Eureka Hamburg

The Eureka Poker Tour Hamburg festival starts today, with live updates on the PokerStars Blog.

WCOOP 2016

Congratulations to llJaYJaYll, winner of the WCOOP 2016 Main Event and $1,517,541!

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