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Philipp Salewski wins inaugural Sunday Million Live and €111,674

Philipp Salewski's etched his name into PokerStars history today.While several players will follow his footsteps, Salewski will always be the first Sunday Million Live champion."It's a big one to win," Salewski said. "I always dreamed of winning the Sunday Million. Why not the Su...more

by Alex Villegas on September 4, 2017 8:42 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...more

by Jack Stanton on August 27, 2017 11:27 PM

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...more

by Howard Swains on August 27, 2017 10:25 PM

Jaime Staples discusses his first live win for €22K, and gives an #UltimateS

While most eyes have been pinned on the Main Event and it's massive €1.41 million first-place prize, an array of side events have been taking place throughout the week in the Casino Barcelona and Hotel Arts.One of those side events - a €550 Pot Limit Omaha Turbo - finished last n...more

by Jack Stanton on August 25, 2017 4:32 PM

Easy! Kurganov glides through final to claim PokerStars Championship Barcelo

Final tables tend to go by quickly when a chip leader goes on a charge. Here in Barcelona today, that was never more evident than when Igor Kurganov sat down facing eight others at the start of the final day of the €50,000 Super High Roller event at the PokerStars Championship, w...more

by Howard Swains on August 21, 2017 6:32 PM

MPC27: The Preview

The Macau Poker Cup series has reached new heights this season and all things indicate that MPC27 (August 25 - September 10) will be even bigger and better!The previous MPC poker festival had 5,527 participants and nearly HK$60 million (~USD $7.7m) in prize money across 25 Offici...more

by Fred Leung on August 21, 2017 2:33 PM

Koray Aldemir leads as Negreanu, Kurganov make PokerStars Championship Barce

In these super high roller events with the eye-popping buy-ins, it's sometimes easy to forget how mentally challenging tournament bubbles can be. These players have seen and experienced it all -- most of them, anyway -- but that doesn't necessarily prevent extra adrenaline from f...more

by Martin Harris on August 21, 2017 12:44 AM

2017 ACOP: Super High Roller Early Bird Special

The Asia Championship of Poker is the Far East's biggest stage for high stakes poker and this year is sure to be the biggest yet as the 2017 ACOP features five events with buy-ins of USD $10,000 or more:Oct. 21-23: HK$800,000 (~100K USD) Super High Roller (Shot Clock, Unlimited R...more

by Fred Leung on August 17, 2017 6:06 PM

The PCA is back! PokerStars iconic live event returns in January

PokerStars Caribbean Adventure kicks off 2018 with $10,300 Main EventTechnically speaking, you're not supposed to start an article with a quote, but on this occasion, we're happy to make an exception, because it comes from Director of Corporate Communications at PokerStars, Eric ...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 10, 2017 1:11 PM

PokerStars Festival Bucharest: Ozdemir leads final seven, with Grafton on hi

Remember earlier when we told you this Day 3 had been fast and furious so far? Well that mood continued throughout the course of action across eight 60-minute levels, as player after player met their tournament demise. We almost couldn't keep up.The 58 (of 736 total entries) who ...more

by Jack Stanton on August 5, 2017 8:37 PM