Sunday Million: myleftfoot33's solid year continues with $148K victory (12-4

It's been a pretty good year at the PokerStars tables for Ireland's myleftfoot33. A week and a half after winning a $55 tourney back in the spring, myleftfoot33 made a deep run in the Sunday Million, eventually bowing out in 13th place. Another win in August and a deep run in a W...more

by Jason Kirk on December 5, 2016 1:25 AM

Manila Megastack 6: Day 1B Live Updates

Main Event sets all-time Philippines record Manila Megastack 6 chip leader, Singapore's Aurelius Tan With the second of two starting flights now concluded the Manila Megastack 6 has made Filipinio poker history, attracting 646 players to become the Philippines' largest field for ...more

by Ben Wilson on December 2, 2016 9:30 PM

Filling time on the PokerStars Blog this weekend

A few things to do on PokerStars this weekend.Check out history being made at the LAPT There may have only been one empty page left in the LAPT history books, as the last event of the tour (before things become PokerStars Championship and Festivals) played out in Sao Paulo, but N...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 2, 2016 8:58 AM

PokerStars hits the ground running in Portugal

Just a few days ago Portugal opened its doors to PokerStars. In turn we then opened our doors to Portuguese players. It's fair to say that the results have surprised everyone. In the first week the Portuguese PokerStars site became the third most populous site (according to Poker...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 2, 2016 6:39 AM

GPL Playoffs: Montreal Nationals win title after 11-game thriller

The Montreal Nationals were crowned the first ever champions of the Global Poker League after a season finale against the Berlin Bears. The two teams, consisting of some of the biggest names in poker, faced off against each other in the CUBE, a unique playing environment that pit...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 2, 2016 5:04 AM

Manila Megastack 6: Day 1A Live Updates

Tanaka tops record Day 1AJapan's Shinobu Tanaka finished Day 1A as chip leaderPlay has now concluded and the Manila Megastack Day 1A is now in the books. A record-breaking 284 players coughed up the ₱25,000 (~US$500) entry fee meaning that the ₱6 million guarantee has been reache...more

by Ben Wilson on December 2, 2016 2:56 AM

Manila Megastack 6: Stage set for Main Event

It is fitting that the last event of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour is taking place in Manila, as it was here the tour began back in 2007. This marks the end of an era for Asian poker with the APPT concluding, but also heralds a new beginning with the PokerStars Championship & Poker...more

by Ben Wilson on December 2, 2016 1:44 AM

LAPT9 Brazil: Nacho Barbero wins record-breaking 3rd LAPT title for R$341,18

He actually did it.Jose Ignacio "Nacho" Barbero won a third LAPT at the final stop of the series. Barbero is the only player with an LAPT hat trick and now that the tour is over, no one will be able to match his achievement. "It's incredible," Barbero said. "It's like a dream, it...more

by Alex Villegas on December 1, 2016 7:04 PM

LAPT9 Brazil: Day 3 live coverage (final day)

* PRIZEPOOL AND PAYOUTS* Jose Ignacio "Nacho" Barbero wins record-breaking third LAPT title for R$341,18212:40am: It's over! Jose 'Nacho' Barbero wins record third LAPT title!Level 29 - Blinds 80,000/160,000 (20,000 ante)Wow. Jose Barbero just made history. He is, and will always...more

by Jack Stanton on December 1, 2016 6:28 AM

PokerStars Christmas Festival in full swing

As we wrote a little more than a week ago the holidays are on the way, and with it all the seasonal cheer appropriate for this time of year. On PokerStars that means our Christmas Festival.You might have read details of it already on the Blog. Highlights including a $1 million fr...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 1, 2016 1:32 AM

Live Tournament Coverage

EPT13 Prague

The last ever EPT festival begins in Prague this week. Folow the PokerStars Blog for live updates from this Thursday.