2016ACOP: APOY Spotlight - The Best in Asia

Since 2009, PokerStars has recognised the Asia Player of the Year (APOY) based on the top ranked player on the APOY Leaderboard. This season, the Regional Asia Player of the Year was introduced to rank the best players from six different regions.As it does every year, the 2016 A...more

by Fred Leung on October 20, 2016 8:41 AM

Leicester City FC swap boots for hockey sticks in BetStars Shootout

What happens when you pitch members of Leicester City's Premier League winning team against the best of Team GB hockey? Well first off you get your camera ready. Then you ask if they fancied pitching their talents against each other in a BetStars Challenge. This is exactly what o...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 20, 2016 4:07 AM

EPT13 Malta: €10,000 single re-entry live coverage

• CLICK TO REFRESH FOR LATEST UPDATES • PLAYERS: 1 (of 60 entries)• CHIPS | PAYOUTS | STRUCTURE | IPT MAIN EVENT7:50pm: Fast finishes off Buldygin! Level 24 - Blinds 20,000/40,000 (5,000 ante)It's all over here in Malta as Dietrich Fast has finished the job against Viacheslav Bul...more

by Howard Swains on October 20, 2016 2:18 AM

EPT13 Malta: Fast still the man to catch as €10K reaches final six

Chip leader Dietrich FastA tremendously entertaining day of poker ended shortly before midnight at Casino Portomaso, Malta, with Dietrich Fast leading the last six players of the €10,000 single-re-entry curtain raising tournament to the EPT Malta festival. There were 60 entries, ...more

by Live reporting team on October 19, 2016 5:37 AM

IPT8 Malta: Stefan Jedlicka leads after Day 1A of Main Event

Great day for JedlickaDay 1A of a poker tournament, the task to build a stack but also not lose the one you started with. A nice primer for the serious business to come on Day 2 and beyond. Rarely are tournament winning stacks made during the opening stanzas of a poker tournament...more

by Live reporting team on October 19, 2016 2:42 AM

Super Tuesday: Five years later, harddecision's second chance pays off for $

A lot can change in five years. Just ask Venezuela's harddecision. The last time harddecision made a Super Tuesday final table, back in May 2011, the top prize up for grabs among the 165 players in the field was just over $35,000. Today harddecision returned to a Super Tuesday fi...more

by Jason Kirk on October 19, 2016 12:08 AM

EPT13 Malta: Fast company as German leads the €10K

Dietrich Fast: Smiling all the way to the topThe opening day of the EPT13 Malta festival started slowly, but true to form gradually warmed up before ending in a frenzy. With a 6pm start time to the curtain-raising €10,000 single re-entry event, and registration remaining open thr...more

by Howard Swains on October 18, 2016 8:23 AM

Dan Sewnig: New Jersey poker royalty

Dan Sewnig doesn't want me to call him the King of New Jersey poker."I am far from it! There are quite a few players who are much better than me," he insisted. I'm not sure whether to believe him. I think he's slow-rolling me. I met Sewnig last spring when he showed up at Resorts...more

by Brad Willis on October 18, 2016 8:12 AM

Help fight prostate cancer with a Lads Night In

Alright, so prostate cancer is likely to be something you'd rather not think about. And we'd be inclined to agree. But this Friday PokerStars is teaming up with Prostate Cancer UK to hold a Lads Night In, giving poker players everywhere the opportunity to raise money to fight thi...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 18, 2016 4:39 AM

APPT10 Melbourne: Ashish Gupta gets it done!

Local cash game grinder Ashish Gupta has overcome a field of 523 to emerge victorious in the APPT10 Melbourne Main Event. Gupta navigated his way through four days of play and a seven-handed final table to earn the title, lift the trophy and collect $124,191 after two deals took ...more

by Brad Kain on October 18, 2016 2:30 AM

Live Tournament Coverage

EPT13 Malta

The EPT Malta festival is underway with live updates on the PokerStars Blog.

Final table of the €10,000 Hold'em
Day 1B of the IPT Main Event