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Weekend Review: Pick your highlight from a weekend to remember

Weekend highlights on PokerStars* Sebastian Malec wins the EPT Barcelona Main Event after qualifying for €27*Mike "VegasDietz" Dietrich wins the Sunday Million after a four-way dealSunday MillionThe Sunday Million might not have been the main headline for the week, but this weej's winner Mike "Vegas...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 29, 2016 8:10 AM

PokerStars announces global Championship and Festival events

It's the biggest live tourney announcement PokerStars has made in recent memory, and it will forever change the way you look at PokerStars live events. Today, PokerStars announced that beginning in 2017, all of its live events will fall under one of two tours, the PokerStars Championship and PokerSt...more

by Brad Willis on August 24, 2016 3:00 AM

Now's your chance to take Lex Veldhuis' house!

Lex Veldhuis, member of Team PokerStars Pro Online, has recently been absolutely ridiculous in a daily $22 PLO Six-Max turbo event, so much so that if you don't see him at the final table, it probably means he's ill or incarcerated. He'd been crushing so much, PokerStars offered him a challenge. Fin...more

by Brad Willis on August 22, 2016 3:41 AM

Weekend Review: Too much to say in one headline. You'd best click.

Weekend highlights on PokerStars* Sand0-85 wins the Sunday Million* EPT Barcelona Main Event gets underwaySunday MillionA come from behind victory for Sand0-85 in the Sunday Million this week. As our man Pauly McGuire reported this week, he won $163,000 from a prize pool of more than $1,150,000. Her...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 22, 2016 3:17 AM

Action live and online, the PokerStars weekend has it all

Five things from this week on PokerStars. EPT Barcelona under wayIt's finally here. The European Poker Tour's 13th season kicked off this week in Barcelona with the Estrellas Poker Tour Main Event. At the time of writing there were more than 1,400 entrants, but this figure is likely to have gone up ...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 20, 2016 7:48 AM

Introducing Bubble Rush

Playing a deep stack is one of the joys of tournament poker (or so we've heard). Having a lot of chips, and a lot of time, not to mention a guaranteed payday, means you get to play at your best with a chance to go deep. It's just a shame it takes so long to get there.We'd encourage you to keep tryin...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 20, 2016 6:12 AM

PokerStars Top 5 Hero Calls

The hero call has to be one of poker's most awe inspiring moments. It's the antithesis of a bluff, the moment where honestly triumphs over deception, light over darkness, good over evil. Well, perhaps not that last one. But there's something about it that fascinates players and poker fans alike. Wha...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 17, 2016 5:23 AM

Spin & (seriously...) Go...on holiday!

You need a break. I can see it in your eyes. You've sat in too many meetings, taken too many conference calls, or (perish the thought) played too many hands of poker. It's time for a holiday. "But, wait!" you scream. "I need my money for poker. Or school. Or food! I can't spend it on a silly vacatio...more

by Brad Willis on August 15, 2016 7:54 AM

Weekend Review: A great start to what should be a great week

Weekend highlights on PokerStars* Snapcall419 wins the Sunday Million* EPT Barcelona begins this weekSunday MillionYou get an idea of the level of excitement and competition in the Sunday Million by noting the time the final table report gets published. Straight forward one-two-three events are usua...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 15, 2016 5:01 AM

Plenty to be cheerful about this weekend on PokerStars

Five things from this week on PokerStars.1. Results galoreIt was a typically busy week both online and live. As Vicates was winning the Sunday Million, and collecting a first prize of $131,000, the APPT Manila Main Event was concluding at the City of Dreams. It would be Linh Tran who triumphed ahead...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 12, 2016 4:22 AM
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