Looking to play some poker this March?

Just when you think you have the right expression to describe the upcoming month on PokerStars, it turns out some basketball folks have already claimed the rights to March Madness. But between Thursday 2 March and Sunday 9 April there is really no other way to put it, at least in...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 28, 2017 6:26 AM

Silverware for Somerville, Stapleton and Mercier at the American Poker Award

Amid the canap├ęs and the champagne it proved a good night for three members of PokerStars family last night, as the third annual GPI American Poker Awards took place in Beverley Hills. Jason Somerville's work behind the microphone earned him the Twitch Poker Streamer of the Year ...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 24, 2017 6:31 AM

Weekend Warm-Up: Racking up the week in PokerStars

Well, we made it through the week again, which means it's time to check if the boss is looking before catching up on what's been going on with PokerStars this past week. So here they are, in no particular order...Racking up the week in PokerStarsFrom play money players to real li...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 24, 2017 4:28 AM

PokerStars Festival: The Newbie's Guide to Rozvadov

Kicking off on March 2 at the Kings Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, the next PokerStars Festival is a perfect chance to understand how a small village of 1,000 became one of Europe's hottest poker destinations.Strategically located a stone's throw from the German border, Rozv...more

by PokerStars staff on February 24, 2017 2:15 AM

Top 5 poker mistakes (caught on camera)

The rarest breed of poker player is the type that has never made a mistake, although statistically they're more likely to be known as liars. We've all made them, even after years of experience as keen amateurs or even as professionals. The best you can hope for is that when they ...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 23, 2017 5:40 AM

Super Tuesday: Chris "Apotheosis92" Kruk conquers all for $70K

Chris "Apotheosis92" Kruk knows well what it's like to be within striking distance of a major title. With a third-place finish at a World Series of Poker final table, another third at an EPT High Roller side event final, and a runner-up finish in a SCOOP-High event all added to h...more

by Jason Kirk on February 21, 2017 11:52 PM

Set sail on the #StreamBoat with Bill Perkins & friends

Call me crazy, but I think being friends with Bill Perkins might come with some serious fringe benefits. As you might know, Bill Perkins has a good amount of money, an undying love for poker, and a newfound interest in the poker streaming world. You might have seen him and his fr...more

by Brad Willis on February 21, 2017 11:08 AM

Leicester City Stars take on the Ultimate Football Machine

When you're an English title winning football team about to play your first knockout match in European competition, there's really only one logical way to prepare for the big game - a series of challenges against a cocky robot constructed by a team of sporting experts.That's what...more

by BetStars on February 21, 2017 7:03 AM

Weekend Review: Macau and Million dominate headlines again

This week, a player with a Donald Trump avatar crushed a tiny cat in the world's biggest weekly poker tournament. A woman named Juicy won a record-breaking event in Macau. Weekend highlights on PokerStars* The Sunday Million Orange Crush* Other crushing weekend wins* The Juicy Ma...more

by Brad Willis on February 20, 2017 10:13 AM

Sunday Million: thx4urm0n3y rolls over final table en route to $145k win

Sometimes the avatars say it all. Thx4urm0n3y, sporting the angry orange visage of Donald Trump, crushed his heads-up opponent tomc1s, bearing an image of a tiny grey kitten peering at us from inside a container of Pringles. It was the second trip to the final table of the Millio...more

by Kristin Bihr on February 20, 2017 12:51 AM