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UKIPT5 Series 2 London: Day 1A Level 5-6(Blinds 250/500/50)

5:08pm: Gone but not forgottenThe dream may be over for some but their names remain memorialised for eternity on the PokerStars Blog. Admittedly memorialised in this instance as losing parties on this occasion but we're sure they will rise like Pheonixes from the ashes come their next event. Probabl...more

by Rod Stirzaker on May 29, 2015 8:13 AM

UKIPT5 Series 2 London: Day 1A Level 1-4(Blinds 150/300/25)

4:00pm: Break it up!Four breathless levels of poker are in the bag and the players can now escape from the cardroom and take a short sabbatical to let their pulses return to resting rates once more.We'll be back in twenty minutes to play through another four machine gun levels. See you shortly.3:55p...more

by Rod Stirzaker on May 29, 2015 5:58 AM

A weekend for the PokerStars purist

A degree of calm returns to the online corridors of PokerStars this weekend. After almost two weeks of SCOOP, with up to 12 high stakes tournaments finishing each day, we return our gaze to Sunday, poker's holy day, and the accompanying supporting acts. You might say a weekend for the PokerStars pur...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 29, 2015 4:50 AM

Tune in as ElkY turns Twitch talk show host

Got a question for this man?There's a good chance that if you're active in the poker community you won't be reading this because you're already on Twitch. But for those still making those first tentative steps in the direction of live streaming, we might have something this weekend to encourage you ...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 29, 2015 3:55 AM

Head to the Hippodrome for the UKIPT Series

Sir... your blinds please Sir... SirI've said it before, but I tend to believe that the most important poker tournament in the world is not necessarily the one with the enormous buy-in at some luxury resort around the world, it's the event you're about to play in yourself. Whether it's a high roller...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 28, 2015 2:55 AM

Cristiano Ronaldo joins PokerStars

He's one of the biggest names in sport, and he commands the largest social media following of any athlete on the planet.Now football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has joined PokerStars, the most popular poker company in the world.He has become a member of Team PokerStars and will act as a brand ambass...more

by Simon Young on May 27, 2015 3:20 AM

Join us for Stud & Draw week on PokerStars

Different game, same chipsSure, you like hold'em, but how about trying the games that gave birth to it, stepping back into a golden age of poker where Stud and Draw were the games of choice?Well this week is the perfect time to try, as PokerStars hosts Stud and Draw week. Running all this week throu...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 26, 2015 9:16 AM

Qualify for this week's big online events

PokerStars hosts the biggest and best poker tournaments in the world every week. You can qualify for any of them for pennies on the dollar. Below, we have given you the fastest route to the online satellites so you can win your seat today. Here are your five best opportunities of the week. Clicking ...more

by Brad Willis on May 26, 2015 8:03 AM

Hard Currency: Everything you wanted to know about the casino chip

There are thousands of chips at the bottom of Nevada's Lake Mead. At 500 feet deep, it's a good place to put something you don't want to see anymore, whether it's a poker chip or, you know, a body. How they ended up there is part of the story of behind Hard Currency - The Life and Death of a Casino ...more

by Brad Willis on May 21, 2015 9:34 AM

Deuces wild & degenerate nerd heaven

"I love your Open Face videos," said seat 2, as I ordered a glass of Chardonnay and folded ace-king in middle position, "But I like your brother's chess videos even more." We were playing the 120 + 50 rebuy deuces wild tournament at the EPT Grand Final, and despite the buy-in, it was a tough crowd. ...more

by Jennifer Shahade on May 20, 2015 11:34 AM
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Live Tournament Coverage

UKIPT5 Series 2 London

Day 1A - Level 5 (200/400/50);
107/119 remaining.

APPT9 Macau

Main Event
Day 2 complete
Day 3 begins Saturday 2pm
493 entrants, 41 remain

Eureka Hamburg

Main Event Day 2
Level 15: Blinds (2,000-4,000, 500 ante)
Players: (97 of 581 remain)