Ascot Gold Cup set to send one player on an action packed poker trip

So last week we told you how PokerStars players could take part in The Big Race, a cross promotional thing between PokerStars and BetStars. At stake was a PokerStars Festival package worth at least $2,000, or some free BetStars bets. Well we're a step closer to giving out those ...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 22, 2017 6:17 AM

PokerStars Festival Marbella: More familiar faces about for Day 1B

Buenos Dias mi amigos, and welcome back to the Casino Marbella guessed it, sunny Marbella. The south of Spain is glorious right now, but for the players who have come here to take part in the €1,100 PokerStars Festival Marbella Main Event, the outdoor distractions are go...more

by Jack Stanton on June 22, 2017 3:59 AM

PokerStars Festival Marbella: Hugo Benitez bags Main Event Day 1A chip lead

In many ways, the opening flight on the €700,000 guaranteed PSF Marbella Main Event at Casino Marbella was a poker day like any other. Kings ran into Aces, a player made quads, Queens lost races to ace-king, the blinds went up and players were eliminated. But for Hugo Benitez it'...more

by Nick Wright on June 21, 2017 11:37 AM

PokerStars Festival Marbella: Michal Janczarski takes down huge MegaStack ev

Michal Janczarski - MegaStack champIt's tough for people to be lured out of the sun, sand and surf and enticed into a cool, air-conditioned poker room. But when there's an event like a MegaStack, which combines an affordable buy-in with a healthy prize pool, it was no surprise to...more

by Jack Stanton on June 21, 2017 10:49 AM

PokerStars Festival Marbella: A trip down Marbella's memory lane

While this might be the first time the PokerStars Festival has touched down in Marbella, there's been plenty of hot poker action here over the years to match the weather outside. Every year since 2013 PokerStars has paid a visit to the wonderful Casino Marbella with the Estrellas...more

by Nick Wright on June 21, 2017 8:25 AM

PokerStars Festival Marbella: Veldhuis, Moreira de Melo and Hendry headline

One's a self-proclaimed 'old-school' member of Team Liquid for Starcraft: Brood War. One's an Olympic gold medal-winning field hockey striker. One's a seven-time world snooker champion, and one of the greatest players of all time.Forget about the poker for a second; this Day 1A f...more

by Jack Stanton on June 21, 2017 7:40 AM

PokerStars Festival Marbella: The man who beat 14,000 people to get here

For the Lex Veldhuises and Fatima Moreira de Melos of the poker world, this €1,100 PokerStars Festival Marbella Main Event will be just another day (albeit an exciting one) in the 'office'. Just another chance to ply the trade they've been working on for years.But for many player...more

by Jack Stanton on June 21, 2017 4:13 AM

PokerStars Festival Marbella: €700,000 guaranteed Main Event starts today

The calm before the stormGood afternoon all, and welcome to a bright and sunny Marbella. Or, to put it another way, welcome to Marbella.We've been running events in conjunction with Casino Marbella since 2013. For the past four years it was a Estrellas/UKIPT mash up but this week...more

by Nick Wright on June 21, 2017 3:18 AM

Negreanu eyes another title in the Limit Hold'em Championship

It was another long night for Daniel Negreanu, but then you suspect he would have wanted it this way. A few hours ago play stopped for the night in the $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship in Las Vegas, with plans to play down to a final table discarded with 14 left. Negreanu is on...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 21, 2017 3:11 AM

Super Tuesday: Dominant vicenfish lands a $59K whopper (6-20-17)

Vicente "vicenfish" Delgado Zamorano is no stranger to success at the highest levels of PokerStars tournaments. Among his more than $4.8 million in career earnings here are wins in high-roller events at WCOOP 2014 and TCOOP 2017, worth more than $900,000 combined, and a victory t...more

by Jason Kirk on June 20, 2017 10:00 PM

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PokerStars Festival Marbella

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