Eugene Katachalov

EPT9 Berlin: Eugene Katchalov on never giving up

Eugene Katchalov is pretty good at this poker tournament stuff so we've heard. A career live tournament of $7,356,556 should be a pretty good indication of that. Our video blog team tapped him up at the break to find out how the Team Pro stays focussed when stuck in the short stack doldrums. ...more

by Rick Dacey on April 23, 2013 8:28 AM

Hiking down the poker road

When you're a poker pro, you wind up spending lots of time on the road. It's almost unavoidable, especially if you're constantly seeking out the best games and the best tournaments. Three or four years ago I was playing poker, but not the way I am now. Back then New York was my home and I would stay...more

by Eugene Katchalov on November 24, 2012 7:33 AM

WCOOP 2012: Wishing you all second places!

WCOOP holds a special place in my heart. Besides being the most important online poker tournament series of the year, it is also where I have won a bracelet. Now, just like some of the live poker tournaments that I have won, I find myself chasing that same incredible feeling. Traveling the world mos...more

by Eugene Katchalov on September 4, 2012 8:20 AM

Eugene Katchalov wins Bluff Player of the Year, ElkY second

When Eugene Katchalov looks back on his poker career, he will be hard-pressed to find a year better than 2011. It was the year he became a Team PokerStars Pro. It was the year he won his first WOSP bracelet. It was a close second for his highest-earning year. As the calendar turned from December to...more

by Brad Willis on January 2, 2012 12:37 PM

PokerStars 10th Anniversary: I'm playing the $10m Sunday Million!

On December 18th PokerStars will be holding an absolutely amazing event. For its 10th Anniversary, they will boost the Sunday Million guarantee to an incredible $10 Million prize pool. What this means is that there will most likely be 50,000+ players all paying just $200 for a chance to win $2 Mil...more

by Eugene Katchalov on December 12, 2011 8:52 AM

My first WSOP bracelet

Though I enjoy Stud and was looking forward to playing the $1,500 WSOP Stud event if the opportunity arose, that day I was definitely concentrating much more on the 5k no-limit hold'em tournament that I was still in. Alas, I busted out of that event at around 7pm, got some dinner with friends, and s...more

by Eugene Katchalov on June 7, 2011 5:29 AM

WSOP 2011: Eugene Katchalov wins 7-stud bracelet

There are few things in life Eugene Katchalov doesn't have. He snagged a $2.5 million World Poker Tour title during its 2007 glory days. He picked up a PokerStars WCOOP bracelet in 2009. Just this year, he crushed the $100,000 Super High Roller at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. He lacked just o...more

by Brad Willis on June 5, 2011 5:19 AM