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Ascot Gold Cup set to send one player on an action packed poker trip

So last week we told you how PokerStars players could take part in The Big Race, a cross promotional thing between PokerStars and BetStars. At stake was a PokerStars Festival package worth at least $2,000, or some free BetStars bets. Well we're a step closer to giving out those prizes, with 14 play...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 22, 2017 6:17 AM

Weekend Review: buba971 wins Sunday Million while Mercier and Negreanu go de

A look at the major results on PokerStars this weekend.Weekend highlights on PokerStars • buba971 wins the special half price Sunday Million • Mercier and Negreanu go deep in WSOP HORSE championshipSunday MillionIt cost half the usual fee to play and got roughly four times the usual number of play...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 19, 2017 4:14 AM

Summer of Sport: The summer's ultimate sporting spectacles

With the close of another English football season, Chelsea fans are celebrating a triumphant return to the top while Arsenal supporters are no doubt glad to see the back of the Premier League, if not Wenger himself (which won't be happening at all after the Frenchman signed a new two year contract)....more

by Dave Woods on June 16, 2017 6:52 AM

Weekend Planner: Sunday Million goes half price (and Live)

What to look out for this weekend on PokerStars...• Half price Sunday Million• First ever Sunday Million LIVE• Poker In The Ears• Latest from the World Series of PokerHalf price Sunday Million It's a big weekend for the Sunday Million. Not does the Sunday Million Live get underway (more on that belo...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 16, 2017 5:37 AM

First ever Sunday Million LIVE starts this weekend

If you hadn't already heard there's something unique kicking off on PokerStars this weekend. Having become the biggest event of the week in the world of online poker the PokerStars Sunday Million is about to take its first tentative steps into the real world, with the Sunday Million Live. The concep...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 16, 2017 3:41 AM

PokerStars and BetStars team up to boost your bankroll this weekend

Special tournament this Sunday will award free BetStars bets and a poker holidayOne day we'll track down the small dark office, illuminated by a single lightbulb and hidden away somewhere in PokerStars HQ where promotional ideas are dreamed up, but for now we'll just have to admire their work once m...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 15, 2017 8:01 AM

Weekend Review: kZhh, Negreanu and a Bolt from the blue

A look at the major results on PokerStars this weekend.Weekend highlights on PokerStars • kZhh of Hungary wins the Sunday Million and $176,000 • Bolt from the blue • Negreanu misses out on seventh braceletSunday MillionIt took kZhh a little more than an hour and a half to win the Sunday Million t...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 12, 2017 4:44 AM

Usain Bolt, world's fastest man, partners with PokerStars

Don't blink, folks. This is gonna move pretty fast. Just a few minutes ago, Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, announced he was teaming up with PokerStars to help promote the game around the world. Moreover, in the process, the eight-time Olympic gold winner called out PokerStars' favorite funnyma...more

by Brad Willis on June 8, 2017 6:41 AM

PokerSchoolOnline Progressive Jackpot reaches $30,000

What with all the World Series stuff going on you might have missed a chance to win big a little closer to home, and in a way that doesn't require you to beat the likes of ElkY or Daniel Negreanu along the way. It's called the PokerSchoolOnline Progressive Jackpot, and what's more that jackpot is ...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 7, 2017 5:05 AM

WSOP 2017: ElkY runner-up to Polk in High Roller for One Drop

It's almost become required of us to forget the player who finishes second. A cliché even. As Stu Ungar famously said, "show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser". But then, undoubted heroics aside, I always wondered if Mr Ungar might not have been the most empathetic opponent. But in the World...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 6, 2017 2:17 AM
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