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From wildcard to champion: Sosia Jiang wins PokerStars Championship Macau Hi

Jiang's our newest High Roller champEarlier today I broke down the final table of this HK$100,000 High Roller tournament, separating the finalists into groups. The woman who would go on to win this event, for HK$3.87 million and the shiny gold trophy, was pegged as a "wildcard".T...more

by Jack Stanton on April 9, 2017 12:04 PM

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 a...more

by Nick Wright on April 7, 2017 12:32 PM

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 ...more

by Nick Wright on April 3, 2017 7:43 PM

PokerStars Championship Macau: Zigao Yu leads after Day 1A

Let's face it. Nobody ever won anything on Day 1A of a Main Event. The plan is usually straightforward. Survive the day and go on from there. A big stack helps of course, but you have to be in it to win it, and you can't live by that type of fortune cookie wisdom if you're knocke...more

by Stephen Bartley on April 3, 2017 1:52 PM

PokerStars Championship Macau: Lucky mango (aka Steve O'Dwyer) leads $400K S

O'Dwyer leads...thanks to his lucky mango?Steve O'Dwyer. Fedor Holz. Dan Smith. Ike Haxton. We've come all the way to Macau, and yet we still end up with the usual suspects. That's because these guys are Super High Roller bosses of the highest order, and they've all made it to th...more

by Nick Wright on April 2, 2017 6:28 PM

PokerStars Championship Macau: Michael Egan leads $400K Super High Roller

As play ends on the first day of the PokerStars Championship Macau Super High Roller, there are things we're pretty clear on, and other things of which we have, well, no clue. Here's what we don't know. Who will win is still anybody's guess, with a field of the very best in the g...more

by Stephen Bartley on April 1, 2017 2:57 PM

PokerStars Championship Macau: Tournaments Deciphered

I've been part of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour for nine of the tour's ten seasons but even after back-to-back records for APPT Macau, the PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room has never seen a tournament schedule quite as ambitious as the rebranded PokerStars Championship Macau which b...more

by Fred Leung on March 22, 2017 12:41 PM

PokerStars Championship Panama: O'Dwyer on fire, captures another High Rolle

The first PokerStars Championship High Roller two months ago ended with a Team PokerStars Pro finishing fifth and a heads-up deal between a man named Greenwood from Toronto and a former Global Poker Index rankings leader.This time, however, the Greenwood came up one spot shy of t...more

by Martin Harris on March 21, 2017 4:22 AM

PokerStars Championship Panama: O'Dwyer leads the High Roller final five

A total of 52 players started Day 2 of the PokerStars Championship Panama High Roller and we managed to make it down to just five after 10 more levels of play. Steve O'Dwyer started the day near the middle of the pack, but he consistently scored eliminations throughout the day to...more

by Martin Harris on March 20, 2017 7:36 PM

Yaroshevskyy starts strong, finishes stronger to lead PokerStars Championshi

Igor Yaroshevskyy gets off to a flierRegistration closed on the PokerStars Championship Panama Main Event today, leaving 366 players to do battle for a $293,860 first prize and knowing that consolations will be offered all the way down to 71st.But from the very moment cards went ...more

by Nick Wright on March 17, 2017 3:44 AM