Weekend Review: Blumstein's WSOP, Han's Korea, Bolt's Monaco

This was a weekend we won't soon forget. Our team was spread out all over the world, and they saw everything from bad beats to big wins to history as it happened. Here's a quick rundown of our biggest stories from the weekend. BLUMSTEIN'S DEUCE For the 13th consecutive year, the PokerStars Blog sent...more

by Brad Willis on July 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Boltmania in Monaco: Usain Bolt talks final races, poker heights, and being

In 2016, a respectable crowd of just over 3,000 gathered at the Louis II Stadium on the edge of Monaco to witness the IAAF Diamond League athletics meet.But on Friday 21 July, at 2017's equivalent, the year-on-year turnout had more than sextupled. The sold-out, jam-packed stadium saw 20,000 people -...more

by Jack Stanton on July 24, 2017 7:15 AM

Kevin Hart ups the #GameOn ante by following Usain Bolt to Monaco

Fierce competitors create fierce rivalries. You only have to look at the recent insult-slinging matches between 'The Notorious' Conor McGregor and Floyd 'Money' Mayweather in the build-up to their fight to see how heated things can get.In the NBA, Michael Jordan is considered the best trash-talker a...more

by Jack Stanton on July 23, 2017 10:19 AM

MicroMillions: Results from events 34 to 39

Looking for results from the latest MicroMillions tourneys? We have them here.Results from Events 1 to 4Results from Events 5 to 23Results from Events 14 to 23Results from Events 24 to 33Below you will find the results from Events 34-39.PlaceMicroMillions-34: $3.30 NLHE [Hyper-Turbo, Total KO]Countr...more

by Brad Willis on July 21, 2017 7:09 AM

What Big Brother Canada can teach you about poker strategy

Fans of eviction-based reality TV shows are quick to recognize how these "games" overlap with poker. Ultra-competitive shows where players are pitted against one another and removed until a single winner remains uncannily mimic the familiar trajectory of poker tournaments. The searing ambition; the ...more

by Martin Harris on July 21, 2017 7:00 AM

Weekend Warm-Up: World Series, Korea, and MicroMillions. Take your pick

A few things from the week on PokerStars, and a look at what's coming up...• World Series of Poker Main Event coverage• MicroMillions• PokerStars Festival Korea begins• PokerStars welcomes two new members to Team OnlineWorld Series of Poker coverage continuesThe World Series of Poker Main Event play...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 21, 2017 6:40 AM

The nuts and Bolts of why we've sprinted back to Monte Carlo...

PokerStars Blog has returned to Monte Carlo quicker than expected, only this time there are no flops, turns and rivers nearby.Actually, that's probably not true; after all, this beautiful part of Monaco is either the physical or spiritual home of many of Europe's biggest poker high rollers. There's...more

by Jack Stanton on July 21, 2017 6:20 AM

MicroMillions: Results from Events 24 to 33

There were ten MicroMillions events played yesterday, and ten new winners. If you were one of them you'll be listed in the latest results update below. Results from Events 1 to 4Results from Events 5 to 23Results from Events 24 to 23MicroMillions-24 $5.50+R (Bubble Rush)Entries: 2,245Prize pool: $32...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 20, 2017 2:25 AM

Something you didn't know about... Lex Veldhuis

The Team PokerStars Online pro opens up about his love of computer games and why the new series of Game Of Throne has caused winter to come early in his household...If you play poker for a living, the chances are you keep unsociable hours. But you don't have to grind through the night when the bigge...more

by Dave Woods on July 19, 2017 7:18 AM

MicroMillions: Results from Events 14 to 23

Another eight MicroMillions events played out yesterday, with tens of thousands paid out in prize money. You can find the latest results below. MicroMillions-14 $1.10 NLHE (4-Max)Entries: 7,138Prize pool: $7,138Places paid: 1,1911. TanechkaLove (Russia) $1,018.932. Richuy_caleb (Mexico) $639.143. ku...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 19, 2017 2:16 AM
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