Another day at Sochi summit for Shirshikov, with ElkY and Moneymaker chasing

The inaugural PokerStars Championship Sochi Main Event is nearing its business end, and despite a starting field of names typed predominantly with the neglected keys of the laptop, there's still a whole lot of mainstream interest going into Day 5.With 16 players left, two absolut...more

by Live reporting team on May 29, 2017 2:13 AM

Sunday Million: L1VeYRdrEamS's comeback denies Timonpoika a second title (5-

L1VeYRdrEamS's Sunday Million tournament life teetered on the edge of elimination for more than an hour and a half at this week's final table. The Australian player survived four separate all-in confrontations and emerged from the chaos, short-stacked but battle-tested, with all ...more

by Jason Kirk on May 29, 2017 1:42 AM

PokerStars Championship Sochi: Pavel Shirshikov leads with 30 left in Main E

"Pay that man his money."Teddy KGB's famous quote seems fitting in the character's motherland tonight as we burst the bubble on Day 3 of the inaugural PokerStars Championship Sochi Main Event. When proceedings began at midday we were 27 players off the money and four hours later ...more

by Live reporting team on May 28, 2017 1:07 AM

Kakhmazov leads Russian-heavy field, as ElkY and Moneymaker fly Red Spade st

Only 82 players remain in the Main Event at the inaugural PokerStars Championship Sochi. That's great news for them because the first prize today was revealed today as close to 30 million rubles--which is more than $520,000 in Uncle Sam's greenbacks.You have to say, the high chan...more

by Live reporting team on May 27, 2017 12:00 AM

Many Helping Hands

'Life changing sum of money' is a term we hear quite often in poker. Playing for enormous prizes adds to the excitement and the allure of the game. It's one of the reasons we play. But as the game grows and more and more records are broken anyone could be forgiven for losing sigh...more

by Sue Hammett on May 26, 2017 7:58 AM

Weekend checklist: Sochi, Marbella, Barcelona, Macau, and on and on

Depending on where you live in the world, this could very well be a long weekend, one that will stretch past your inevitable early weekend on Friday, your normal Saturday, and the dreaded Sunday night. You might find yourself asking--especially if you have Monday off--what in the...more

by Brad Willis on May 26, 2017 6:02 AM

PokerStars London Series kicks off this weekend

If you're in London and fancy playing some poker, the PokerStars London Series returns this weekend. The Series, which officially started yesterday, runs through to Sunday, with a £275 buy-in and a 25,000 starting stack. What's more there's a guarantee of £40,000 (up from £35,000...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 26, 2017 3:36 AM

MPC27: Schedule Announced

PokerStars LIVE Macau has announced the official schedule for the 27th installment of the Macau Poker Cup (MPC27) which takes place from August 25 to September 10.MPC27 will once again feature the legendary HK$15,000 Red Dragon Main Event which comes with a HK$10 million prize po...more

by Fred Leung on May 26, 2017 3:15 AM

PokerStars Championship Sochi: Jason Wheeler leads Day 1 field, ElkY on to D

Our overall Day 1 chip leader, Jason WheelerThe starting flights are done and Jason Wheeler has emerged atop the onslaught with 180,800. That makes Wheeler the overall leader going into Day 2. It was a larger field to come out ahead of. Day 1B drew about 240 players and after eig...more

by Live reporting team on May 26, 2017 1:20 AM

Manila Megastack 7: The Preview

Manila Megastack 7 (May 29-June 4) kicks off on Monday at PokerStars LIVE Manila and it's time to take a look at what's arguably the fastest growing poker series in Asia.The seven-day schedule features a ₱30,000 Main Event which comes with an ₱8 million prize pool guarantee. The...more

by Fred Leung on May 25, 2017 1:46 AM

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