Simon Grabenschweiger on a Common Cents record breaking win

If you read the Blog yesterday you might have noticed our interview with Faraz Jaka, who won the Super Tuesday last week. Jaka is an insightful interviewee, and has a fascinating lifestyle that goes well with his nomadic poker career. But while Jaka took away more than $100,000 f...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 13, 2015 5:20 AM

China's Lante wins ACOP Platinum Series XI. KC Wong reclaims No. 1 APOY!

Last week, the 'PokerStars LIVE Macau' poker room completed ACOP Platinum Series XI from October 6-11, with totals of 664 players and HK$2,438,214 in prize money.China's Lante Zhang won the HK$5,500 Main Event - his second tournament victory in an Official Asia Player of the Year...more

by Fred Leung on October 12, 2015 6:01 AM

Weekend Review: Servej and Elay99 are the big winners

We start the week in the usual way with a look back at all of the weekend's results.Weekend highlights--Servej wins the Sunday Million and a first prize of $173k.--Elay99 wins the Sunday Warm up, the second biggest payday of the weekend worth more than $64k.--thnl28 wins the firs...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 12, 2015 3:48 AM

Sunday Warm-Up: Elation for Elay99 winning $64K after three-way chop

As many times before, the players who have been to this or any Major final table at PokerStars tend to show up multiple times and improve with the subsequent tournaments. The $400,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up final table would feature players who have WCOOP bracelets, EPT final t...more

by David Aydt on October 11, 2015 7:18 PM

The ultimate PokerStars VIP Club experience

From the peaceful and breath-taking views of the German Alps to the boisterous and celebratory streets of downtown Munich, this trip to Germany has been one for the books. As I was strolling through the PokerStars VIP store, I noticed a new item in the "VIP Club Live" category: a...more

by Mike “WalmartCNXN” Farrow on October 9, 2015 7:51 AM

13 traits of successful poker players and business pros

You've heard of Bill Perkins, right? One day the poker community had never heard of him. The next day he showed up on the scene and started competing in the richest tournaments on the planet. Or maybe you've heard of other top PokerStars players, ones who left poker to become big...more

by PokerStars staff on October 9, 2015 6:49 AM

The UKIPT Super Series returns to London's Hippodrome

We've said this before but there's no harm in saying it again: the Hippodrome Casino in central London is a great place to play cards. It's not just the quality of the poker room, complete with plush interior and top class dealers, it's the place itself - a former theatre where y...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 9, 2015 6:12 AM

2015 ACOP: Relishing the Battle Against the Best

Sometimes I visualize poker like video games such as Defense of the Ancients (DOTA) and League of Legends (LOL). My good hands are my heroes; my chips are my weapons; and, my soldiers are used to establish my base, protect my home, and attack the villain's base. Once you enter in...more

by Yaxi Zhu on October 8, 2015 8:33 AM

The poker players behind PokerStars face off

Here's something you need to know about PokerStars' people: they know poker. In the early days of PokerStars, the staff was made up almost exclusively of poker players. The concept was simple: how better to serve your customers than to know and love the game they play?Since those...more

by Brad Willis on October 8, 2015 7:06 AM

What can you get for a $10 deposit on PokerStars?

Let's just think about it for a second. You've been considering making a deposit on PokerStars, but you don't have a ton of discretionary cash. What's more, everything you see about poker on TV and, yes, even here tends to be about those $215 and larger buy-in events. Let's be ho...more

by Brad Willis on October 7, 2015 7:40 AM

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