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Weekend review: Barcelona goes bonkers, Neymar goes royal, & more

Listen, this is normally the time of the week where we focus on the big weekend action at PokerStars. It's what's Mondays are meant to be. I mean, just look at all these PokerStars results from the weekend of August 22-23. From Mike "StrungOut1" Wasserman winning the Sunday Million to hhecklen comin...more

by Brad Willis on August 24, 2015 8:41 AM

Neymar Jr goes royal in Spain

We knew Neymar Jr was football royalty, but we didn't know he was ready for another crown.As you might have heard, there are a lot of poker players in Barcelona this week. The PokerStars Blog has already been reporting for the better part of the last week as the EPT and Estrellas tours shoot down re...more

by Brad Willis on August 23, 2015 6:08 AM

RolfO on finding a 100K Mega Bonus in his account

Yesterday we reported on three PokerStars players who had received life changing Mega Bonuses. What did they have to do? Nothing much. All it took was a deposit of $25 into their PokerStars accounts. We tried to summarise how it must have felt - somewhere between shock and euphoria as you danced aro...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 20, 2015 9:08 AM

Travels with Garry

It's time to paint a picture. CA-99 runs top to bottom through the middle. This is not the California of movie opening scenes, surfers and Rodeo Drive in the south or the Golden Gate and Chinatown in the north. But it is a crucially important California - a demi-nation of agricultural towns, furious...more

by Lee Jones on August 20, 2015 8:15 AM

Let the good times roll!

In the beginning most new poker players will have very little knowledge of the game to start off with. Most will have little to no bankroll to get started with and this can make their first steps into the World of Poker a little intimidating for some, but don't despair. The good folk at PokerSchoolO...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on August 20, 2015 6:33 AM

Isle of Man to become Isle of Men?

You likely already know PokerStars calls the Isle of Man home. Now, PokerStars HQ will soon be sitting on the Isle of Men.On September 25, PokerStars will join forces with Prostate Cancer UK for a special Lads Night In that will happen all over Great Britain and the Isle of Man. The effort promises ...more

by Brad Willis on August 20, 2015 2:35 AM

Jason Mercier wins SHRPO High Roller & $517,000

There's a poker rule that doesn't appear in every book, but it's one you should heed at every opportunity:Don't mess with Mercier on his home turf.That's Jason Mericer, Team PokerStars Pro and resident of the USA's Sunshine State (also known as Florida) who just last night banked more than $500,000 ...more

by Brad Willis on August 19, 2015 6:51 AM

Three Mega Bonus winners so far. Will you be the fourth?

A few weeks ago we asked how $100,000 added to your account might feel. Seeking to test this (okay, this might not be the official reason) we launched a Mega Bonus promotion that, for a deposit of $25, had the potential to earn you a six figure bonus. That was last month. Flash forward to now and th...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 19, 2015 3:50 AM

Win a million in the PokerStars Dream Team Collection

How does a million dollars sound? Well, now we have your attention let us tell you about a brand new promotion that could earn you life changing amounts of money. It's called The PokerStars Dream Team Collection, and it gets started today. Taking part is simple. From today, until September 17, you c...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 17, 2015 8:47 AM

Keiruja wins the Sunday Million while Spinks binks the warm-up

If an entire nation took pride in its players, like they would a sports team, it would be a great weekend for British poker. Reality might make things a little different - one player's success is usually at the expense of another - but still, there's enough bonhomie to see the success as a fellow co...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 17, 2015 5:39 AM
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Live Tournament Coverage

EPT Barcelona

EPT Main Event, Day 4 has ended
Players: 36 of 1,694
Day 5 begins at 12 noon on Saturday

€10,000 High Roller, Day 1 has ended
Players: ~220 of 447 (tbc)
Day 2 begins at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday

Congratulations to Martin Finger winner of the One-Day €25K and €865,900.

Congratulations to Sylvain Loosli winner of the Super High Roller and €1,224,000.

Congratulations to Mario Lopez, winner of the Estrellas Main Event and €408,000.

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