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Day-by-day at the PokerStars Championship Barcelona

There's something about Barcelona that makes it the perfect hub for high stakes poker. Call it the climate, the scenery, or just the warm welcome. But whatever it was there were more records broken this year at Casino Barcelona as the PokerStars Championship moved in for nine days. Day 1PUTTING POKE...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 29, 2017 3:26 AM

Sebastian Sorensson, playing second ever tournament, wins PokerStars Champio

Sebastian Sorensson: Wrote his own fairytaleTwo compelling storylines dominated the final days of the PokerStars Championship Main Event in Barcelona. Could Andre Akkari win his first major title on the PokerStars circuit? Or would Raffaele Sorrentino deny him, and in the process set an extraordinar...more

by Howard Swains on August 27, 2017 1:30 PM

Kaiser's chief! Wins €10K HR for €735K at PokerStars Championship Barcelona

Ronny Kaiser, €10K emperorChalk that up as another enormous tournament from Barcelona. The €10,300 High Roller is the last flagship event on the schedule; popular with both those with the biggest bank-rolls and those looking to take a leap into the biggest stages. Our final table tonight had a combi...more

by Jack Stanton on August 27, 2017 12:04 PM

PokerStars Championship Barcelona: Down to five in the €10K High Roller

The High Roller is creeping closer to a champion. Only a handful of players are left fighting for the title of champion and €1 million. Ronny Kaiser is still in the lead with about 11 million, but Markus Durnegger is in hot pursuit with about 10 million. Kaiser has tasted PokerStars victory before. ...more

by Alex Villegas on August 27, 2017 11:51 AM

Watch the action from Barcelona Live on PokerStars.tv!

LIVE UPDATES | CHIP COUNTS | PLAYER PROFILESNow playing: PokerStars Championship Barcelona Main Event final table -- REPLAY ...more

by Live reporting team on August 27, 2017 10:04 AM

PokerStars Championship Barcelona: Patrick Leonard discusses "that hand"

Rewinding back a few days to when we were on the money bubble in the PokerStars Championship Barcelona Main Event, a hand between Patrick Leonard and Luigi Shehadeh up on the feature table became a huge social media talking point.If you haven't seen it yet, check it out below.  Many players responde...more

by Jack Stanton on August 27, 2017 9:47 AM

PokerStars Championship Barcelona: Down to single digits in the €10K HR, Kai

We're down to an unofficial final table in the €10K High Roller. That's right, we've had a speedy day filled with lots of eliminations and big hands.Our start-of-day chip leader, Ronny Kaiser, remains in the lead with 6.1 million. It wasn't all smooth sailing for Kaiser though. Benjamin Pollak, who'...more

by Alex Villegas on August 27, 2017 8:49 AM

PokerStars Championship Barcelona: Studying late-stage strategy with SamSqui

The €10K High Roller is ticking along nicely. They're down to 22, and you'll find all the bust-outs and chip counts at the bottom of this post.But first, how should one play in these late stages of big tournaments? One player who certainly knows is Sam 'TheSquid' Grafton, still fresh from his victor...more

by Jack Stanton on August 27, 2017 5:58 AM

PokerStars Championship Barcelona: €10K High Roller final day kicks off with

When the 34 remaining players in the €10,300 High Roller took their seats, they had a decision to make before play even began.In a need to have the tournament finish before 3am (in order to empty the main tournament room for packing down), the tournament director presented the players with two optio...more

by Jack Stanton on August 27, 2017 4:04 AM

PokerStars Championship Barcelona: Main Event final table live updates

• Sebastian Sorensson wins Super High Roller for €987,043• Lachezar Petkov finishes second for €917,347• PokerStars Championship Monte-Carlo Main Event champion Raffaele Sorrentino finishes third; Team PokerStars Pro Andre Akkari fifth11:10pm: Sebastian Sorensson is the champion, winning €987,043Lac...more

by Live reporting team on August 27, 2017 2:53 AM
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