PokerStars Championship

Looking back: Day-by-day at the PokerStars Championship Bahamas

After the anticipation the first ever PokerStars Championship got under way at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. A familiar venue for past PCA regulars it was now under new branding, and greeting players by their hundreds looking to write their name into poker history. By the end of nine days of c...more

by Stephen Bartley on January 18, 2017 6:11 AM

Harder makes it look easy, beats former backer to PokerStars Championship Ba

Christian Harder: Inaugural PokerStars Championship winnerThe PokerStars Championship series has its first Main Event winner and it's the name of a 29-year-old from Maryland to be placed beside those of Alexander Stevic and Gus Hansen, the inaugural champions of the EPT and PCA, respectively.Christi...more

by Howard Swains on January 14, 2017 6:12 PM

Oh, brother! Luc Greenwood earns first major, captures PokerStars Championsh

For years on the tournament circuit we've been doing double-takes with Luc and Sam Greenwood, the poker-playing twins from Toronto. Besides resembling one another, they both play pretty good games, too. Even so, over time Sam's been the one to accumulate more six-figure scores (nearly a dozen) and e...more

by Martin Harris on January 14, 2017 2:34 PM

PokerStars Championship Bahamas: Kaverman and Rocco exit $25K HR, leaving Pe

We're heads up folks. Well, not 'we'; they are heads up. 'They' being Nick Petrangelo and Luc Greenwood. Byron Kaverman exited in fourth place, busting to Luc Greenwood in a brutal fashion. Kaverman three-bet shoved for 835,000 over Greenwood's 70,000 under-the-gun open, and after getting a count Gr...more

by Jack Stanton on January 14, 2017 1:54 PM

PokerStars Championship Bahamas: Petrangelo picks off two more; Barbero, Neg

Off to the side of the feature table where the Main Event is playing out, the $25K High Roller final table has at times appeared a much less ostentatious, humble affair in the early going. One exception to that rule was the boisterous rail supporting Nacho Barbero during the first hour-and-a-half of...more

by Martin Harris on January 14, 2017 11:46 AM

PokerStars Championship Bahamas: Kenney, Radoja, Chidwick all fall, Negreanu

It's been an action packed first few levels here on the final table of the $25K High Roller. In just two levels (each an hour in length) we've gone from nine players to six.The biggest story of the bunch is that Bryn Kenney won't be winning his third High Roller in a week. He came into the day as th...more

by Jack Stanton on January 14, 2017 10:24 AM

PokerStars Championship Bahamas: Main Event Final Table Updates

READ A FULL WRAP-UP OF CHRISTIAN HARDER'S WIN Main Event Final Table Updates Archive9:08pm: Christian Harder wins first PokerStars Championship Bahamas Main EventLevel 30 - Blinds 80,000/160,000 (ante 20,000)Once the deal was reached, we figured it wouldn't take long to get to a winner, and that win...more

by Live reporting team on January 14, 2017 8:44 AM

PokerStars Championship Bahamas: Petrangelo looks to secure High Roller win;

What a wild 10 days it has been. And the 11th promises to be even wilder.The inaugural PokerStars Championship Bahamas series comes to a close today, marked by the twin climaxes of the Main Event and $25K High Roller finales. In the latter we'll be watching to see if Nick Petrangelo -- chip leader a...more

by Martin Harris on January 14, 2017 8:22 AM

PokerStars Championship Bahamas: It's Nick, again; Petrangelo carries lead t

The second day of the PokerStars Championship Bahamas $25K High Roller provided numerous subplots to help fill out the tournament's narrative. But the main plot, and, well, the story's "hero" (so far), remained the same as it was last night, with Nick Petrangelo once again grabbing the headline as t...more

by Martin Harris on January 13, 2017 9:53 PM

PokerStars Championship Bahamas: Friday the 13th bubble unlucky for Kurganov

It's Friday the 13th, a day some playfully designate as unlucky. Or not so playfully. Fear of the number 13 is called triskaidekaphobia. Fear of Friday the 13th gets its own name -- paraskevidekatriaphobia. Meanwhile, those who fear bubbles suffer from a malady called ebulliophobia.Players in this $...more

by Martin Harris on January 13, 2017 5:40 PM
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