Salazar leads last 300 at PokerStars Championship Barcelona Main Event

Tournament reporters were gleeful last night when Jose Latorre won an enormous pot within the last five minutes of play to soar into the overall chip lead of the PokerStars Championship Barcelona Main Event. It stopped us having to scour a field of more than 650 players to identi...more

by Live reporting team on August 23, 2017 1:02 PM

Super Tuesday: Late surge pushes AaronBeen to $48K win (8-22-17)

Five times prior to tonight, Aaron "AaronBeen" Been had found himself at the final table of the Super Tuesday. Other than the first of those - a runner-up finish back in 2011 - he hadn't been particularly close to pulling off a win. And when tonight's final table began with him t...more

by Jason Kirk on August 22, 2017 10:56 PM

PokerStars Championship Barcelona: Latorre's last minute loot bags him Day 1

Day 1B of the Barcelona Main Event is the day of the year that every poker reporter dreads. Not for a lack of action or poker talent; this 1,229-strong field had that in spades (clubs, hearts, and diamonds). But because at the end of it all, we have to wade through the 637 player...more

by Jack Stanton on August 22, 2017 2:29 PM

PokerStars Championship Barcelona: Main Event Day 1B live updates

Click for the full wrap from Day 1B. All today's scintillating coverage (and some drab stuff too) is below:12 midnight: That's it folksThat's the end of today's eight levels. A full wrap up of the day is incoming. As we thought, Jose Latorre is way in front. He has 243,800 which ...more

by Live reporting team on August 22, 2017 10:57 AM

PokerStars Championship Barcelona: Gerard Piqué makes his annual return

When you come to Barcelona for the PokerStars Championship, you're guaranteed a bunch of things:1. Beautiful weather2. An amazing tournament schedule3. Great fun away from the tables4. Plenty of money on the lineThat list could go on and on. But one majorly exciting thing that's ...more

by Jack Stanton on August 22, 2017 7:28 AM

Weekend Review: Barcelona and a half-price Sunday Million

The Sunday Million was huge. The weekend majors were crazy. PokerStars Championship Barcelona kicked off. Want to catch up on the weekend of action? Keep reading below. ALL THINGS BARCELONAThe PokerStars Championship events in Barcelona are already underway, and within the next f...more

by Brad Willis on August 21, 2017 7:26 AM

MPC27: The Preview

The Macau Poker Cup series has reached new heights this season and all things indicate that MPC27 (August 25 - September 10) will be even bigger and better!The previous MPC poker festival had 5,527 participants and nearly HK$60 million (~USD $7.7m) in prize money across 25 Offici...more

by Fred Leung on August 21, 2017 6:13 AM

PokerStars Championship Barcelona: €50K Super High Roller final table update

• Team PokerStars Pro Igor Kurganov wins Super High Roller for €1,084,100• Bartlomiej Machon finishes second for €858,700• Koray Aldemir, Dietrich Fast, Ivan Luca, Christopher Kruk, Bryn Kenney, Stanley Choi final table; Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu finishes ninth6:45pm: I...more

by Live reporting team on August 21, 2017 2:51 AM

Half-Price Sunday Million: mdf92 soars to $212K victory (8-20-17)

It was about this time last year when mdf92 made a relatively deep run in the Sunday Million. Finishing in 75th place that day was good for $1,150 - not a huge cash in the big scheme of things, but a lot for somebody who usually played in tournaments with much smaller buy-ins. Th...more

by Jason Kirk on August 21, 2017 2:30 AM

PokerStars Championship Barcelona: Adalfer Morales leads Day 1A of Main Even

It's difficult to know where to begin wrapping up the action from a Main Event Day 1A. As always the day started with hope and optimism, with a couple of hundred early adopters (averse to the more fashionable Day 1B), taking their seats. And as always it ended 12 hours later, wit...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 21, 2017 2:21 AM