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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

2017 ACOP: Official schedule unveiled

PokerStars LIVE Macau has unveiled the official schedule for the 2017 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) -- where the world's best poker players come to compete in Asia's richest annual poker series.This year's ACOP takes place from October 13-29 and will feature 24 ACOP Title Eve...more

by Fred Leung on July 26, 2017 2:49 PM

Something you didn't know about... Lex Veldhuis

The Team PokerStars Online pro opens up about his love of computer games and why the new series of Game Of Throne has caused winter to come early in his household...If you play poker for a living, the chances are you keep unsociable hours. But you don't have to grind through the ...more

by Dave Woods on July 19, 2017 4:21 PM

PokerStars Festival Manila: ₱20 Million Guarantee Main Event and More

It's an action packed period for poker in Asia and the good folks at PokerStars LIVE Manila are putting the finishing touches for PokerStars Festival Manila which runs from July 28 to August 7.If you haven't heard, PokerStars Festival Manila has replaced APPT Manila as the Philip...more

by Fred Leung on July 18, 2017 3:59 PM

WSOP 2017: Kevin Martin looking to grow his stack, as well as the game

"Tons! Heaps! Piles!"If you had checked in with Team PokerStars Online Pro Kevin Martin at the first break today like we did, it never would have occurred to you that he was below the average in chips. Down from 53,200 to a bit more than 36,000 after the first two-hour level, Mar...more

by Martin Harris on July 13, 2017 2:21 PM

PokerStars Festival Korea: Sippin' on Dom

When you strip away the tables, chips, and cards from a poker tournament it all comes down to the people who determine whether an event becomes a great success or something less desirable.As we gear up for PokerStars Festival Korea (July 14-24) there's a big reason for optimism a...more

by Fred Leung on July 12, 2017 4:11 PM

WSOP 2017: The math geek turned polymath, aka the maturation of Randy Lew

Randy Lew: The Team Online star grows upFor the first few years in the social media life of Randy "nanonoko" Lew, fans headed to his Twitter page, YouTube channel, Twitch stream, etc., etc., for a strict diet of high-octane, high stakes, multi-table poker action. It was poker, po...more

by Howard Swains on July 12, 2017 5:00 AM