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Eureka6 Hamburg: Danzer ends as he starts: the man everyone is looking at

There's no stopping George DanzerPicture the scene: you wake up from fitful slumber, turn on a laptop and open up your emails. And there, beaming at you like a bright shard of sunlight through the blinds, is the face of George Danzer hoisting a trophy aloft.Danzer's was the first...more

by Howard Swains on September 29, 2016 9:42 PM

2016ACOP: The Race to Two - Part 3

Full disclosure. This was never meant to be a trilogy.Back in 2014, the timing seemed right for the Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) to realize a two-time winner of their ACOP Title Events - the tournaments which award the coveted ACOP Spadies trophies. Two years later, we've ...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 29, 2016 10:21 AM

Eureka6 Hamburg: Jan Von Halle leads Day 1A

Jan Von Halle: Chip leaderSmall, but beautifully formed.There are few other ways to describe Day 1A of the second Eureka Hamburg Main Event, a €1,000 buy-in tournament in Casino Schenefeld, on the outskirts of Germany's northern city.Only 69 players turned up for this first of th...more

by Howard Swains on September 28, 2016 9:42 PM

The... Open: Wall of Winners

There's always something interesting about a new tournament, be it a new format, structure, or the addition of a gimmick to turn a tournament on its head. This time though it's all in the name - or your name to be specific. Inspired by the work of Team Online's Lex Veldhuis last ...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 22, 2016 2:35 PM

2016ACOP: High stakes early bird special

The Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) is the Far East's biggest stage for high stakes poker - where the last two years alone has awarded HK$107 million (USD $13.8 million) from the big buy-in tournaments.If you're interest in competing in Asia's richest events this November then ...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 21, 2016 1:16 PM

Jason and Jason melt the internet

So not too long ago, I'm driving along in my car and the phone rings. I punch the green phone button to activate the Bluetooth connection. On the other end was an excited voice easily identified by how he melded my name into one word."Leejones! I've got an awesome idea."Lot of my...more

by Lee Jones on September 8, 2016 3:03 PM

2016 ACOP: Official Schedule Announcement

The wait is over! PokerStars LIVE Macau has unveiled the official schedule for the 2016 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) which runs from October 28 to November 13.This season, Asia's richest poker festival will increase the total cash tournaments offered from 23 to 26: there wi...more

by Fred Leung on September 1, 2016 12:39 PM

EPT13 Barcelona: Young gun Malec hammers old guard for emotional triumph in

Sebastian Malec: Champion!For 13 years, the online tables of PokerStars have been both breeding ground and springboard for success in the most prestigious live poker tournaments in the world--specifically those of the European Poker Tour. It is only fitting, then, that in the yea...more

by Howard Swains on August 29, 2016 12:16 AM

EPT13 Barcelona: Ilkin Amirov leads 36 into €10K High Roller final day

591 entries. 591! That's where the last high roller of the European Poker Tour Barcelona festival ended up after late registration concluded at the start of today's Day 2. The €10K buy-in event (with a single re-entry) has a €5,732,300 prize pool, and when the 36 returners come b...more

by Nick Wright on August 28, 2016 1:29 AM

EPT13 Barcelona: Reichenstein leads the last seven going into final day

At an hour like this, it's hard to wrap up 13 hours of play, and it's pointless to even try. At one point, we had imagined the story tonight to be all about Adam Owen holding a big lead going into the final table, which will be seven handed when play reconvenes at 1pm tomorrow fo...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 28, 2016 12:13 AM

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