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IMS DURNK wins $231K in super 2/2/14 Sunday Million victory

This year's Super Bowl might have failed to live up to the expectations of all but the Seattle faithful, but the Sunday Million that ran simultaneously here at PokerStars was anything but a disappointment. That was especially true for one player who had cashed in the tournament many times in the past, including a couple of deep runs, without making it as far as the final table. The big game stole away a few hundred players to leave this week's field at 7,709, down a bit from the last few...more

Sunday Million

Sunday Million: Timvn2008 goes wire-to-wire, wins $187k after three-way deal


The chip counts were heavily polarized as this week's Sunday Million final table kicked off. On one end was myownNICK, his 1.77 million representing only seven big blinds. On the other was timvn2008, his 25.2 million nearly double the chips of second-place KungFuDonk. Timvn2008 took his massive chip stack and...more

Sunday Million: geramas.G grinds out a $210k score


A robust crowd of 7,919 players bought in to this week's Sunday Million, the prize pool topping out at $1,583,800.00. 1,170 places were paid with first place set to earn $237,574.32. Among the 19 Red Spades in the field were Jake Cody, Marcel Luske, Christian De Leon, Vicky Coren, Joe...more

D_DIGGLER99 takes down Sunday Million, $189K; Epiphany77 earns $201K after chop


This week's Sunday Million -- the weekly $215 no-limit hold'em tournament on PokerStars that is online poker's most popular event -- didn't quite match last week's in terms of turnout, but it was every bit as exciting. A field of 7,989 took part this time around, and after almost 12...more

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Sunday Warm-Up

Sunday Warm-Up: RichieA7s outduels Nick "FU_15" Maimone for win after three-way chop


Despite the successful start of the Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP), the usual Sunday Majors roared on tonight. The Sunday Million drew nearly 7,500 players while tonight's $500,000 Sunday Warm-Up welcomed 3,552 runners to its tables. The higher stakes players perhaps needed a break from the two and five...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Carster drives away with the win, Team Pro Barbero fourth


Just a few weeks ago Team PokerStars Pro Jose Barbero would pen a blog post about the recent autumn season not turning out as successful as he would have preferred. Between dropping a lot of buy-ins during the 2013 WCOOP and going busto during the UKIPT high roller, Barbero did...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Skämmes overcomes Mateus#9 heads-up for $106K win


The PCA 2014 Main Event hits its final table tonight awaiting to crown a new EPT champion (and possibly a two-time champ, Mike McDonald) tomorrow. Tonight however, this big final table would find a conclusion. The $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up would feature SCOOP champ Michael "Skämmes" Tureniec taking down the...more

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Watch TheManM win $126,000 as Brazil stakes its claim to the MicroMillions

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This month's MicroMillions festival was another huge success with 1,420,306 entrants getting a shot at $8,823,501 in prizes. That's no surprise, but something that did raise an eyebrow at PokerStars Blog HQ was quite how well the Brazilians performed. The FIFA World Cup is coming up next summer and perhaps...more

Huge weekend of action capped off with TheManM's $126k MicroMillions win


The weekend has been a busy one for poker players around the world. The MicroMillions 6 completed its 11-day online festival while both LAPT Uruguay and ANZPT Auckland were crowning new champs, including bad boy Carter Gill who won LAPT Uruguay for $218,692. Carter Gill, LAPT champ The MicroMillions 6...more

MicroMillions 6: TheManM is the comeback kid, scoring $126K in MM6 Main (Event #98: $22 NLHE Main Event)


After 11 days, 100 events, and more than $8 million in prize money awarded, the MicroMillions 6's grand finale took center stage today with the promise of a $1 million guaranteed prize pool and a $150,000 first-place prize. It's remarkable enough that such riches are contested every weekend in the...more

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WCOOP Challenge Series: DEHELLHOUND burns through Main Event field, wins $516K


The two-day World Championship of Online Poker Challenge Series Main Event (Event #8), a $2,100 buy-in no-limit hold'em tournament, played to a conclusion on Monday with the 81 survivors from a starting field of 1,541 returning all with hopes of landing the eye-popping $516,235 first prize. That group would play...more

WCOOP Challenge Series: TsubasaOO leads final 81 after Main Event Day 1


The three-day, eight-event World Championship of Online Poker Challenge saw huge fields and big prize pools over the last three days, with all eyes directed toward the culminating two-day Main Event that kicked off on Sunday afternoon. A $2,100 buy-in no-limit hold'em affair, the tourney sported a big $3 million...more

EPT10 Prague: WCOOP winners get an early Christmas present


The World Championship of Online Poker is an enormous festival that brings together the biggest and best to battle across every facet of the game. An incredible $62,362,757 was paid out in prize pools across 66 tournaments and many of those winners were able to collect their WCOOP bracelets, including...more

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Super Tuesday

Poeira4 supreme in 1/28/14 Super Tuesday for six-figure win


It was a Super Tuesday final table that had a bit of everything. There were a few coolers, some big clashes, the odd suck out, and the chip leader entering the final table was the first to be eliminated. There were moments of lull and then a couple of rapid-fire...more

Lots of dollars for PureCash25, 1/21/14 Super Tuesday champ


The third Super Tuesday of 2014 was the first one to attract more than 600 players, a feat that was accomplished 11 times last year. There were 602 runners tonight, making a $602,000 prize pool that more than doubled the Super Tuesday's $300K guarantee. And after almost 11-and-a-half hours it...more

ekziter grabs second Super Tuesday title, six-figure score (1/14/14)


With the fantastic finale of the 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure still fresh in poker players' minds, the second Super Tuesday of 2014 played out on Tuesday night with 531 players entering this week's installment of PokerStars' popular $1,050 no-limit hold'em weekly tourney. That meant a prize pool of $531,000 --...more

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