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Hosting the Ultimate Poker Home Game

Playing online poker from the privacy of your own home is something that all poker players love to do. It's a great way to learn, considering the number of hands you'll play compared to live poker, tremendous fun, and can even result in you winning some cash if you're a good player. That said, somet...more

by PokerStars staff on January 20, 2017 1:46 AM

The Best of Tom 'durrr' Dwan

Over the course of the last decade Tom Dwan has emerged as not only one of the games' more elusive players, but also one of its most bewildering. To watch him is to be left scratching your head asking "how?", while to imitate him is to find yourself drawing dead with just a high card. To take durrr ...more

by Stephen Bartley on January 19, 2017 1:57 AM

'noTeorem' scoops school Jackpot tournament

Every now and then it's nice to freeroll your way to a few extra dollars. For PokerSchoolOnline members that happens more often than you think, thanks to the Scratch and Match Progressive Jackpot game.Each time the jackpot (now standing at nearly $13,000) is won, 25% of the total goes to the winner....more

by PokerSchoolOnline on January 17, 2017 7:28 AM

The Poker School Progressive Jackpot has been won!

2017 could not have got off to a better start for one lucky school member thanks to the Progressive Jackpot game at PokerSchoolOnline. Just as the fireworks displays from around the world began to settle down the screen on 'ursu1anr's computer lit up to match three jackpot symbols and bagged a cool ...more

by Stephen Bartley on January 6, 2017 9:00 AM

Weekend Review: New Year's riches & Bahamas beaches on the way

While today is the day we all (wait, what am I doing here?) get off work to observe New Year's Day, that holiday was officially yesterday. Nevertheless, the Sunday majors continued unabated as we kicked off the beginning of a new year. We began the first week of the year with a brand new Sunday Mill...more

by Brad Willis on January 2, 2017 7:23 AM

2016 PokerStars Year in Review

It was the year PokerStars made it back to the USA for the first time since 2011. It was the year we said goodbye to the European Poker Tour and many other regional circuits that spread the gospel of PokerStars for more than a decade. It was, no matter how you slice it, a year we will never forget. ...more

by Brad Willis on December 29, 2016 6:21 AM

Happy Holidays! Wanna play for $2 million?

Here's the thing. No matter whether you are already knee-deep in your figgy pudding or have set out for parts unknown to escape the carols, if you're a poker player, this Christmas is going to have an effect on you. It has been five years since Christmas last fell on a Sunday. Before that, it had be...more

by Brad Willis on December 23, 2016 6:59 AM

Another week, another Spin & Go millionaire

The word "millionaire" was first uttered in English almost 200 years ago. Since then it has become a term used to describe something to aspire to, an indicator of financial success. The value of a million dollars has changed somewhat in that time, of course, but the term has stood the test of time.O...more

by David Lyons on December 23, 2016 3:17 AM

Listen to the latest EPT Not Live podcast

As the European Poker Tour comes to an end so too does the EPTNotLive podcast - but only in name. While the EPT becomes the PokerStars Championship, the podcast is also making a few brand changes. While you can listen to the latest episoide of EPTNotLive below, from January it will become the Poker ...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 22, 2016 6:54 AM

Team PokerStars' New Year's Resolutions

Ushering in the arrival of a new year is a tradition as old as time itself, and with it comes the common cultural practice of resolving to make next year better than the last.The ancient Babylonians, seeking a fresh start with another year ended, swore an oath to settle all debts and return anything...more

by PokerStars staff on December 20, 2016 7:01 AM
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TCOOP 2017

The Turbo Championship of Online Poker runs from January 18 to 29. Reports of each event can be found on the PokerStars Blog.

PokerStars Championship Bahamas

Congratulations to Christian Harder, the first PokerStars Championship Bahamas champion!

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