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An Arcade Bomb jackpot worth $1.8 million

We don't feature many cross over posts on the Blog, but in this case we've decided to make an exception. We have a pretty good reason. You could say we have 1.8 million reasons, or at least German PokerStars Casino player beckskr has. Yesterday afternoon he logged into his account to play his regula...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 11, 2017 8:16 AM

Weekend Review: Quick work in Half-Price Sunday Million as Prague gets under

A brief round-up of the results on PokerStars this past weekend...Weekend highlights on PokerStars • SitPro2011 win the Sunday Million • Day 2 of Super High Roller under way in Prague SitPro2011 wins Sunday MillionHalf the prize and twice as fast. Well not quite on that second part. But the action...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 11, 2017 3:55 AM

A few drinks, a Twitch idea, and a 24/7 plan that nearly worked

Like a lot of great ideas, this one came about while drinking. "That's how all good things start right?"It's not clear how many drinks Kevin Martin and his good pal Ryan had got through when the eureka moments struck, but given the enormity of the plan it would have to be a few. Kevin Martin, after ...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 8, 2017 8:16 AM

Five things for the weekend on PokerStars

A quick look at some of the stories from the week on PokerStars.• PokerStars Championship Prague begins this weekend• Andy Wilson on his Thrill win• Christmas on PokerStars• What you can learn this week from Poker Schools• Discord home game opensBack to PragueIt's the most wonderful time of the year...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 8, 2017 5:48 AM

The Veldhuis verdict on that fold fit for kings

This is one of those stories where words typed here don't mean very much in comparison to video of what happened. You might already have heard of this hand, played by Lex Veldhuis, which in some ways has become a "Fold heard around the world." Then again, more and more Lex moments are getting notice...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 8, 2017 2:57 AM

Low Stakes Winners: Turning a few dollars into five-figure wins

Alongside the Sunday Majors were the other "Sundays". We hesitate to call them minors because they aren't, as the winners would back us up on, having turned a few dollars into what can be a five figure pay day. Congratulations if you're among the winners listed below. Low Stakes winnersTOURNAMENTWIN...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 7, 2017 2:18 AM

PokerStars School: Three ways to make this weekend better than last weekend

It's midweek, or hump day, when results from last weekend begin to fade in favour of happier thoughts of what could be this weekend. There's nothing like a new slate of tournament to erase the memory of the week before. That makes midweek a good time to see where things could have been better, to wo...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 6, 2017 6:13 AM

Andy Wilson on how the BowieEffect became the RaSZi effect

You might have seen Andy Wilson tweeting last week - one of those feel-good stories that you can't help enjoying. Just days after Lex Veldhuis seemed to crush everything he played, Wilson, playing as BowieEffect (the term, coined by his mum, that referenced the David Bowie t-shirt Wilson wore when h...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 5, 2017 8:51 AM

Red Spade Open: Moneymaker among field for Day 2

It's Monday, which means by 8pm tonight (UK time) you'll be one with dinner, only to discover that there's nothing on television. Short of calling it a night, and going to bed earlier than when you were eight years old, you could skip the box set, or Netflix, log into PokerStars and keep an eye on h...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 4, 2017 7:38 AM

Weekend Review: Franklin wins The Million, Negreanu wins a million (ish)

A brief round-up of the results on PokerStars this past weekend...Weekend highlights on PokerStars • HITTHEPANDA win the Sunday Million • Negreanu reports on win by, err, Negreanu • Manila MegaStack won by Akinari Yokomizo HITTHEPANDA wins Sunday MillionTwo big names battled heads up for this wee...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 4, 2017 3:11 AM
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