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Sanderssi tops four-way deal for $294K in High Rollers Main Event

The inaugural High Rollers Series made this a big-money week on PokerStars, with 22 events paying nearly $15 million in prize money. The biggest payday though was reserved for the final event of the series, the $2,100 Main Event. The $2.2 million prize pool provided more than enough incentive for pl...more

by Jason Kirk on December 4, 2017 7:26 PM

Sunday Million: After NL_Profit dominates, HITTHEPANDA hits the $159K jackpo

Anatoly "NL_Profit" Filatov entered tonight's Sunday Million final table with the chip lead, and went from strength to strength, scoring a dramatic double-knockout with quad jacks to lay claim to more than half the chips with just four players left. At that point one of the short stacks suggested a ...more

by Jason Kirk on December 4, 2017 1:30 AM

PlayaPlz: Quarter million? Please & thank you!

I don't know about you, but Wednesday felt like an average day. Middle of the week. World news making it seems as though we're all about to be incinerated. People behaving badly. You know. Normal.But it's not every day that you see a final table of a $10K event online. Today, we had just that as the...more

by Brad Willis on November 29, 2017 4:24 PM

Super Tuesday: Ace Zzang's hot November continues with $57K win

It's been a great November at the PokerStars tournament tables for one South Korean. Ace Zzang won the $22 Mini Sunday Million for $19,788 two weeks ago, and has since spent the last two weeks parlaying it into a string of final table appearances and another $30,000+ in cashes. The victory parade co...more

by Jason Kirk on November 28, 2017 11:09 PM

Fedor Holz defines early High Roller Week parameters

See, it was the end of the year, and someone at PokerStars got it in their heads to put together a week for the world's high rollers. On the live circuit, those people are usually pretty easy to spot. It's the same few dozen people battling each other for giant money. We almost always know the winne...more

by Brad Willis on November 27, 2017 3:26 PM

Sunday Million: Wild final table ends in heads-up deal, pvas2's second title

It's easy to see the world as a much different place than it was in 2010. So much has happened, so much has changed! But clear eyes reveal that most things are exactly the same as they were seven years ago. The sun rises every morning and sets every evening and the Sunday Million is the biggest week...more

by Jason Kirk on November 27, 2017 1:49 AM

Super Tuesday: Second time's the $48K charm for josef_shvejk

It was a quarter to midnight ET and all the other players were gone, save the one opponent with the lead. Sure, josef_shvejk trailed ModzillaPL with 2.5 million to 3.4 million as they exchanged a "gl" in the chat box and got down to business, but that was old hat to the Russian player. After all, th...more

by Jason Kirk on November 21, 2017 10:27 PM

Sunday Million: Patient money_hunte's big comeback earns $95K atop five-way

The typical journey for a short-stacked player at a Sunday Million final table ends almost as soon as it begins. money_hunte's path tonight was anything but typical. The player from the Netherlands entered the final with fewer than 20 big blinds but got off to a good start by doubling with pocket ac...more

by Jason Kirk on November 20, 2017 12:55 AM

Super Tuesday: poker@luffyD survives competitive table for $57K victory

Stacked line-ups are not unusual in the Super Tuesday. Players who succeed here are typically the kind who do well anywhere. So it was hardly surprising that, with six players left, picking out the winner was difficult. While everyone seemed a coin-flip away from the title, play continued for two mo...more

by Jason Kirk on November 15, 2017 12:10 AM

Sunday Million: WATnlos breezes to $145K win in just over an hour

Not all Sunday Million final tables are created equal. Some remain crowded, the knockouts never come and players try to outlast the blinds and antes. Others are more orderly, players dismissed at regular intervals setting up long heads-up match. Then there are those finals like tonight's, which saw ...more

by Jason Kirk on November 13, 2017 12:13 AM
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