Weekend checklist: Sochi, Marbella, Barcelona, Macau, and on and on

Depending on where you live in the world, this could very well be a long weekend, one that will stretch past your inevitable early weekend on Friday, your normal Saturday, and the dreaded Sunday night. You might find yourself asking--especially if you have Monday off--what in the...more

by Brad Willis on May 26, 2017 6:02 AM

PokerStars London Series kicks off this weekend

If you're in London and fancy playing some poker, the PokerStars London Series returns this weekend. The Series, which officially started yesterday, runs through to Sunday, with a £275 buy-in and a 25,000 starting stack. What's more there's a guarantee of $40,000 (up from £35,000...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 26, 2017 3:36 AM

MPC27: Schedule Announced

PokerStars LIVE Macau has announced the official schedule for the 27th installment of the Macau Poker Cup (MPC27) which takes place from August 25 to September 10.MPC27 will once again feature the legendary HK$15,000 Red Dragon Main Event which comes with a HK$10 million prize po...more

by Fred Leung on May 26, 2017 3:15 AM

Manila Megastack 7: The Preview

Manila Megastack 7 (May 29-June 4) kicks off on Monday at PokerStars LIVE Manila and it's time to take a look at what's arguably the fastest growing poker series in Asia.The seven-day schedule features a ₱30,000 Main Event which comes with an ₱8 million prize pool guarantee. The...more

by Fred Leung on May 25, 2017 1:46 AM

PokerStars Championship Sochi: Andrei Shkerin leads after Main Event opening

If you're a fan of Russian poker, today was the day for you. Day 1A of the PokerStars Championship Sochi Main Event drew 132 players, with the vast majority of them hailing from the home country and nearby. They included online superstar Alexander Kostritsyn, former EPT champion ...more

by Live reporting team on May 25, 2017 12:41 AM

Daily SCOOP Day 17: Main Event finals shock and awe

And just like--with the exception of the mulligans finishing up--that SCOOP 2017 comes to an end for another year. It signed off in style though, as the results below prove. Read on for the conclusion of this year's Championship Main Events.Day17The headlinesQuite simply they all...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 24, 2017 7:13 AM

PokerStars Championship Sochi: ₽8.31 million awaits National Championship wi

Outside the exquisite Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana hotel and casino, there are a few things amiss. There's a large swimming pool, empty of water and people; idyllic mountains for skiing, sans snow; a festive market, vacant of tourist hustle and bustle.It makes sense, though; ...more

by Jack Stanton on May 24, 2017 6:16 AM

Team PokerStars Pros Hit the Grill to Prep for BBQ Season

Summer is here and in most parts of the world that means more than just warm weather and sunshine. Even poker players, who spend most of their time indoors playing poker, will spend a lot more time outside.That's because it's officially grilling season. Family and friends are coo...more

by Martin Derbyshire on May 24, 2017 2:00 AM

PokerStars Championship Sochi: Where in the world?

Our arrival to Sochi this week represents our fifth stop of the PokerStars Championship era. In case you haven't been paying attention, we've watched Christian Harder prevail in the Bahamas in January, before Kenny Smaron laid Panama to waste in March, Elliot Smith won the Macau ...more

by Howard Swains on May 24, 2017 12:16 AM

SCOOP 2017: madalin takes no prisoners in Low-Main for $221k win ($109 NLHE,

One billion, one hundred and sixty-five million, eight-hundred thousand.That's the number of chips the winner of the SCOOP-55-L: $109 NLHE, Main Event ended up with.It sounds funnier, and more unbelievable when you say it out loud. And what's even crazier is that one person, and ...more

by Dan Jones on May 23, 2017 12:20 PM

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