February 2007

28 February

Dario Minieri gets his Porsche

You might remember a post last year about Dario Minieri using his PokerStars Frequent Player Points to buy a new car. If you missed or it slipped your mind, here's the skinny.At the time, I wrote in "Dario Minieri Gets a New Ride":Less than a year after PokerStars introduced its...more

27 February

Last Chance EPT Dortmund satellite

The European Poker Tour event in Dortmund, Germany will kick off on March 8th. The event has been sold out for a few weeks now. What's more, with the end of satellites on PokerStars, it looked like players had missed their chance to qualify online. Leave it to PokerStars to...more

26 February

PokerStars Sunday Million Results (2-25-07)

Sweden's ZIGENAAREN turned $535 into more than $250,000 in this week's Sunday Million. More than 2,800 people showed up for the last Sunday Million of the month. Over the course of eleven hours, ZIGENAAREN rose to the top of the field and didn't look back. The outright win netted ZIGENAAREN...more

25 February

PokerStars announces 2007 WSOP satellites

I was browsing 2+2 the other day when I happened upon a quote from Lee Jones."What's a WSOP without PokerStars satellites?" It was a rhetorical question, but one that promised something very fun would happen in the next few days.Well, apparently, today is that day. In just about one hour,...more

20 February

Noah Boeken joins Team PokerStars

I remember the first time I saw Noah Boeken. I was new to the European poker circuit. It was a memorable trip for a lot of reasons. I'd lost my luggage on the way to Denmark and ended up having to go shopping with kroners just so I could meet...more

19 February

PokerStars Sunday Million Results (2-18-2007)

Germany's CharlieBraun got more than just a final table experience in the PokerStars Sunday Million. He not only got a special visit from fellow German, Team PokerStars' Katja Thater, but he also won the whole event, the top player out of more than 6,600. Final table results are below.PokerStars Sunday...more

12 February

PokerStars Sunday Million Results (2-11-07)

A four-way deal didn't kill the action at the final table of the Sunday Million. After working their way through nearly 6,800 people, two players went head-to-head in a epic two-way battle. Player oregon battled back from the short-stack to take on the tough W Snipes. Oregon almost pulled it...more

9 February

Poker and Chess with the U.S. Chess League

by Greg ShahadeHello, my name is Greg Shahade and I play on PokerStars under the screen name "curtains." I am also an International Chess Master and have organized something called the US Chess League. More information on this league can be found at www.uschessleague.com. In order to encourage some of...more

5 February

PokerStars Sunday Million Results (2-5-07)

In America, it was Super Bowl Sunday, but worldwide, the PokerStars Sunday Million was one of the biggest events around. More than 5,700 players signed up to compete for more than $1.1 million in prize money. When it was over, MortalNutzz walked away with the biggest money. Final table results...more