PokerStars Festival

Three Days in London for the PokerStars Festival

So you've traveled all the way to London to play a poker tournament and you've had your aces cracked early on Day 1 to bust. This is not how you saw it going. Life sucks and you now find yourself with three days on your hands and nothing to do. There's some good news though; there are far worse citi...more

by PokerStars staff on January 16, 2017 7:47 AM

Coming soon: PokerStars Festival London

Pining for New Year poker action? Found yourself wishing you had found a way to make it to the PokerStars Championship Bahamas? Itching to get in the game? Well, if you can make it to London January 22-29, you can take part in the very first PokerStars Festival of the new year. Want to learn more? W...more

by Brad Willis on January 4, 2017 5:09 AM

Jack Duong tops Shahade, Lew to win PokerStars Festival New Jersey High Roll

With the Main Event already done and other events still ongoing -- including today's "Run It Up" events hosted by Team PokerStars Pro Jason Somerville -- the PokerStars Festival New Jersey High Roller played down to a winner today, Two locals made it to heads-up in this one -- Jack Duong from right ...more

by Martin Harris on November 5, 2016 2:06 PM

Jason Somerville brings unique magic to Atlantic City

If the Vine shutdown has you worried about the future of the internet star, you need look no further than Jason Somerville for consolation. He seems to be doing just fine. Somerville's day begins by buying into his Run It Up tournament here in New Jersey, a $340 buy-in 8-Game event, then signing a m...more

by Jessica Welman on November 5, 2016 12:40 PM

Freeroll qualifier Jason Acosta wins first PokerStars Festival

Jason Acosta has to go back to work tomorrow, a Saturday. "Paperwork," he said with a shrug. This is what happens when you own your own trucking business and have taken off the entire week to play in the first PokerStars Festival in New Jersey. It's made a lot better when you win.Jason AcostaTonight...more

by Brad Willis on November 4, 2016 8:53 PM

Poker community honors Chad Brown at 3rd Annual Memorial Tourney

Last night at the Resorts Hotel in Atlantic City friends and fans of the late great Chad Brown came together to honor him at the 3rd Annual Chad Brown Memorial Poker Tournament. The event was hosted by Daniel Negreanu who said: "Chad was a close friend to me and many other people in the poker commu...more

by Nick Wright on November 4, 2016 1:35 PM

PokerStars Festival New Jersey Main Event Day 3 live updates

• TOTAL ENTRIES: 208 | PAYOUTS | SIDE EVENT RESULTS 11:52pm: Jason Acosta flips to victory! Wins PokerStars Festival New Jersey Main Event ($38,220); Mike Gagliano runner-up ($28,116)Level 27 - Blinds 30,000/60,000 (10,000)All night, Mike Gagliano kept noting how he could not beat Jason Acosta in a ...more

by Live reporting team on November 4, 2016 8:01 AM

PokerStars Festival New Jersey: David Johnston leads final 23 to Day 3

• TOTAL ENTRIES: 208 | REMAINING: 22• PAYOUTS | SIDE EVENT RESULTS | DAY 3 STARTING CHIP COUNTS In the span of three hands, it appeared three different players might end Day 2 of the PokerStars Festival New Jersey Main Event with the chip lead. It looked like Mike Gagliano, who finished Day 1B on to...more

by Live reporting team on November 3, 2016 7:32 AM

Gagliano tops Day 1B field as PokerStars Festival Main Event heads to Day 2

It's one of those weeks where we seem to only be concerning ourselves with champions. The World Series of Poker has its 2016 champion. So soon will baseball's World Series. Now, from our spot at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, we can comfortably turn our full attention to figuring out who will be t...more

by Brad Willis on November 2, 2016 9:04 PM

PokerStars Festival New Jersey Main Event Day 1b live update archive

• TOTAL ENTRIES: 208 | REMAINING: 70• PAYOUTS | SIDE EVENT RESULTS | CHIP COUNTS 11:40pm: Play has ended for the nightWe've wrapped up for the night. A full report is here. 11:07pm: Wantman be like wtf?Level 10 - Blinds 600/1,200 (200)Sometimes the unorthodox can work out just fine. With around 30,0...more

by Live reporting team on November 2, 2016 8:01 AM
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