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MPC26: 10 million reasons to play the Red Dragon

Happy New Year folks and welcome to 2017!Grab your calendars and ready your pens as PokerStars LIVE today announced the 2017 calendar for special events in Asia headlined by the inaugural PokerStars Championship Macau - replacing the previous APPT Macau stop - which begins on Mar...more

by Fred Leung on January 18, 2017 9:25 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, ...more

by Howard Swains on January 18, 2017 9:22 AM

PSC Bahamas: Nick Maimone bags lead of last 32, but Mercier lurks

Nick Maimone: Hands up who's chip leader againThe 2017 PokerStars Championship Bahamas Main Event is moving quickly, very quickly indeed. At the end of Day 3 tonight only 32 players from a starting field of 738 remained and the first prize of $480,012 may appear to be in sight.Ye...more

by Howard Swains on January 12, 2017 2:29 AM

PSC Bahamas: Aaron Paul stars, but Juvancic leads after Day 1B

James Juvancic started today as one of hundreds of faces, each with the same starting stack, the same thoughts of stardom this time next week, and a plan to get through eight levels. Before long Juvancic became one of those players that boosts their starting stack, sends others t...more

by Stephen Bartley on January 10, 2017 4:30 AM

PSC Bahamas: Survival of the fittest as Jason Koon prevails in $100K SHR

Jason Koon: First Super High Roller champion of the Championship eraThe $100,000 Super High Roller tournament that kicked off the inaugural PokerStars Championship meeting in the Bahamas this week attracted the very cream of poker's young, modern crop. Just a glance at the last s...more

by Howard Swains on January 9, 2017 12:57 AM

Charlie Carrel's heater burns on, leads SHR in Bahamas

The unstoppable Charlie CarrelSeven players remain in the hunt for the first major paycheck of the PokerStars Championship era after the $100,000 Super High Roller event at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas played to its final table tonight.There were 41 players involved, plus 1...more

by Howard Swains on January 8, 2017 4:39 AM

Nick Petrangelo leads first PokerStars Championship Bahamas Super High Rolle

On most days, a tournament with a $100,000 buy-in is serious business. There are millions at stake, and the people who compete for that cash are businessmen more than gamblers. Today, however, the first tournament of the first PokerStars Championship was as much comedy show as it...more

by Brad Willis on January 7, 2017 2:40 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. W...more

by Brad Willis on January 4, 2017 2:05 PM

EPT13 Prague: Jasper Meijer van Putten dominates finale, claims last EPT tit

Jasper Meijer van Putten: Final EPT championJasper Meijer van Putten, a 29-year-old poker player from Alkmaar in The Netherlands, is the final Main Event champion on the European Poker Tour (EPT), prevailing from a field of 1,192 players in Prague to win almost €700,000. As has b...more

by Howard Swains on December 19, 2016 10:22 PM

EPT13 Prague: Czuczor leads, Peters second heading into Main Event finale

Marton Czuczor: Leading the finaleA surprise ending confirmed the final six players who will return tomorrow for the last ever EPT Main Event final table, a hand that might be described as a blow up, and might well keep the victim reliving it as he stares at the ceiling trying to...more

by Stephen Bartley on December 18, 2016 7:29 PM