2017ACOP: Super High Roller Early Bird Special

The Asia Championship of Poker is the Far East's biggest stage for high stakes poker and this year is sure to be the biggest yet as the 2017 ACOP features five events with buy-ins of USD $10,000 or more:Oct. 21-23: HK$800,000 (~100K USD) Super High Roller (Shot Clock, Unlimited R...more

by Fred Leung on August 17, 2017 7:09 AM

Super Tuesday: lforoni rides chip lead to heads-up deal, $52K (8-15-17)

Brazil's lforoni had the chip lead as this week's Super Tuesday final table began and never looked like anything other than a win was possible until the table was four-handed. A series of coin flips evened out the stacks a bit at that point and suggested a few other potential out...more

by Jason Kirk on August 15, 2017 11:20 PM

WCOOP 2017: Attention tournament dreamers

WCOOP 2017 is fast approaching, running from September 3rd-26th. Although the Tournaments Team is buckled down in order to get it ready for you, I thought I'd take some time to provide insight into changes we're making for this year's series.Get LowThe single biggest change in th...more

by Luke Staudenmaier on August 15, 2017 7:22 AM

The Money Men: Top 10 Highest Earning Sports Superstars

How many times have you heard people say, 'It's not the winning but the taking part that counts'? On one level that might be true, but the fact remains that most people play sports to win. And if you keep winning and rise to the top of your discipline, you'll earn sack loads of m...more

by Dave Woods on August 14, 2017 4:22 AM

Usain Bolt links up with the world's fastest poker game

Special edition is the first PokerStars celebrity branded game Following Usain Bolt's retirement from his spectacular athletics career, the fastest man on the planet has brought his record-breaking speed to the fastest poker game in the world for a special edition of ZOOM poker a...more

by PokerStars staff on August 14, 2017 4:12 AM

Weekend Review: Tomati25 wins Half Price Sunday Million to headline PokerSta

Everything that happened in the world of PokerStars this past weekend...Weekend highlights on PokerStars • Tomati25 wins the Half Price Sunday Million • Check out the full list of weekend winners • PokerStars Championship Barcelona starts this week Tomati25 wins Sunday Million...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 14, 2017 3:45 AM

Half-Price Sunday Million: Tomati25 bests Duraircwb heads-up for $228K (8-13

Two months after drawing a massive field and handing out six-figure prizes to four different players, the Half-Price Sunday Million returned to the lineup this week. More than 15 hours after it began, just two players remained: the late-surging leader, Tomati25, and the short-sta...more

by Jason Kirk on August 14, 2017 3:18 AM

PokerStars MEGASTACK expands into Spain and Portugal

PokerStars launches its low buy-in tournament series in Valencia, Estoril and Madrid The popular MEGASTACK live poker tournament series aimed at recreational players is heading to the Iberia peninsula, with tournament stops confirmed in Valencia, Estoril and Madrid. The low buy-i...more

by PokerStars staff on August 14, 2017 2:24 AM

Weekend Planner: PCA, Kevin Hart, Podcasts, Barcelona, and more!

It's been a busy week in the world of PokerStars...• The PCA is back!• PokerStars joins Kevin Hart in Hollywood• Poker in the Ears returns• An interview with Sunday Million runner-up Ryan "Diidums" Davies• Introducing Spin & Go Max • Barcelona ahoy!The PCA is back!The big news of...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 11, 2017 6:38 AM

Ryan "Diidums" Davies and a perfect $118K Sunday Million dream

Life can be hard sometimes, as Ryan "Diidums" Davies, a 20-year-old from Cardiff, Wales, knows all too well. In the space of about 48 hours last weekend he had to contend with the following: • Convincing himself that, having been awake for 28 hours and playing the Sunday Million...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 11, 2017 2:49 AM

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PokerStars Championship Barcelona

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