Marcel Luske

Collecting trophies, streaming live

I had a wonderful experience at the EPT Barcelona and was honored to win Mixed Games Player of the Year for EPT Season 9. PokerStars always throws great parties and the EPT Awards were no different. I had a great time and at one point, I gave my trophy to one of the EPT staffers for a moment. While ...more

by Marcel Luske on November 4, 2013 5:05 AM

Off the beaten path

I'm thrilled for the start of the new EPT season. They are my favorite events to play because not only is the competition top-notch, but the atmosphere and quality of service are unparalleled. I'm not just saying that because I work with PokerStars, but because I've played in many events all over th...more

by Marcel Luske on September 26, 2013 7:40 AM

WCOOP 2013: Yoo-Hoo? Yoo4 is home to claim Event #16 ($215 PLO 6-max) title

After playing for over 13 hours alongside a Team PokerStars Pro and facing a severe deficit heads-up, most players might called it a day well spent, accept that runner-up check, and go have a celebration pint or five with friends. Yoo4 was in no mood to do so in tonight's $250,000 guaranteed 2013 W...more

by David Aydt on September 13, 2013 8:28 PM

International Rules? There's an app for that

Poker has done so much for me I feel it is only right to give back and do something positive for the industry. To me, the players are the industry and I believe they deserve to get the best possible poker experience for their money. That's why I'm so passionate about the International Poker Rules an...more

by Marcel Luske on June 10, 2013 4:57 AM

Moving forward, looking back

I think many poker players are dreamers. I certainly am, and it's not just because I'm a Pisces. Poker players are trained to look at the bigger picture, the long run, and are always setting goals. Without goals, we are lost and I'm always trying to reach a higher level when it comes to my own game....more

by Marcel Luske on April 19, 2013 7:07 AM

Shoring up the foundation

A few weeks ago I went for the first time to a small poker club near where my family lives to see how live-action, low stakes games are coming along in Holland. Inside the club, 90 people were playing a €60 tournament to win a ticket for the Master Classics of Poker, with two rebuys and an add-on av...more

by Marcel Luske on December 2, 2012 5:40 AM

How to win the first anniversary Sunday Storm

Editor's note: This weekend, PokerStars will host a $1 million guaranteed first anniversary Sunday Storm with $150,000 guaranteed for first place. We asked Team PokerStars Pro Marcel Luske to tell us how he plans to win this weekend. First: feel lucky . Be alert and on top of it. Don't lose sight ...more

by Marcel Luske on April 13, 2012 7:01 AM