PokerStars Macau

It all comes up roses for Elliot Smith at PokerStars Championship Macau

Elliot Smith pushes winnings past $2 millionThe sun has just set on the first PokerStars Championship Main Event to be played in Macau, but it is rising ever higher on the poker career of Elliot Smith.Smith, a 29-year-old from British Columbia, Canada, tonight became the third winner of the PokerSta...more

by Howard Swains on April 9, 2017 10:58 AM

PokerStars Championship Macau: Main Event final table live updates

Elliot Smith is PokerStars Macau Main Event champion. Read a full recap of the final table.Day six archive:1:55am: It's all over!Level 33 - Blinds 125,000/250,000 (ante 25,000)And what an unbelievable final hand it was to end the PokerStars Championship here in Macau.It all began with a limp from Sm...more

by Live reporting team on April 9, 2017 3:53 AM

Elliot Smith leads final six in Main Event of PokerStars Championship Macau

The top two players were separated by just one big blind this time yesterday, and a day later it's the exact same story in the PokerStars Championship Macau Main Event. Chip leader Elliot Smith leads by the narrowest of margins over Terry Tang, after a thrilling end to the fifth day of play. Elliot...more

by Live reporting team on April 8, 2017 5:30 AM

PokerStars Championship Macau: Final table player profiles

Learn a bit more about the last eight at the PokerStars Championship Main Event. (All information provided by Jan Kores, PokerStars Media Coordinator.)Seat 1: Aymon Hata, 33, born in Germany, lives in London/UKAymon Hata may not have a particularly long live tournament résumé just yet but he'll ce...more

by Howard Swains on April 8, 2017 2:27 AM

Hata comes back from the brink to lead Guo in PokerStars Championship Macau

Aymon Hata: Last-gasp chip leaderShot-clock or no shot-clock, things move quickly in Macau. Day 4 of the PokerStars Championship Main Event, at the PokerStars LIVE card-room at the City of Dreams, lasted for a little more than five hours. That was all that was necessary to trim an overnight field of...more

by Live reporting team on April 7, 2017 9:54 AM

PokerStars Championship Macau: Wang out in front, with Lovgren sitting prett

I made a post earlier saying that all the high-rollers are out to play today - and I mean it.Having just walked over to the far end of the PokerStars LIVE room to catch-up on the action, 147 had registered by the end of Level 7 (including 17 re-entries) to play the *sharp-intake of breath* PokerStar...more

by Dan Jones on April 7, 2017 4:27 AM

PokerStars Championship Macau: The high-rollers are out to play in Macau

Macau. With casinos as far as the eye can see down the Cotai strip and beyond, CNN reported that the gambling industry was seven times bigger than that of Vegas itself in 2014. And with over 34 casino's in close proximity, it's no surprise that the glitzy-gambling capital of Asia has a rich history ...more

by Dan Jones on April 7, 2017 2:50 AM

PokerStars Championship Macau: Tan's the man with Peters in hot pursuit at D

Xuan Tan out in frontIt's been another eventful day here in Macau as Day 3 of the PokerStars Championship Main Event comes to a close. Of the 151 hopefuls that started the day, just 37 remain to battle it out for their share of the HK$20,796,800 guaranteed prize-pool. Leading the pack is Xuan Tan wh...more

by Live reporting team on April 5, 2017 8:38 PM

PokerStars Championship Macau: A bold start from Joachim Bold bags him the D

Usually by 6pm on a Day 1B of a PokerStars Championship Main Event, you're just a couple of hours away from the end of the day. But everything's different here in Macau.Today's play didn't kick off until 6pm - presumably so the locals could finish work and get here on time to try their luck - and th...more

by Live reporting team on April 4, 2017 2:18 AM

O'Dwyer bests Holz in clash of the titans at PokerStars Championship Macau

It's the conundrum that has vexed physicists and philosophers since time began: What happens when irresistible force meets immovable object?Ontologically speaking, the jury is still out. But we got to see precisely that showdown in a poker sense this evening in Macau where Steve O'Dwyer went heads u...more

by Howard Swains on April 3, 2017 6:07 AM
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