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LukaSteel on the Red Spade Open (and playing heads-up for USBs)

It's that time of the year and Red Spade Open is here again. This time with $1,000,000 prize pool and whooping $500 bounty on all Red Spades at the tables.Five hundred sweet American dollars - that is the single biggest bounty I ever had on my head, which means there's going to b...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 2, 2015 1:21 PM

76 reasons to book your place at EPT Malta

It was one of those events that took people by surprise. Many people suspected that EPT Malta would be a good one, but they didn't really get it until they arrived. Whether it was looking up at the blue skies, left at the Mediterranean sea glittering on the horizon, or looking ri...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 2, 2015 12:32 PM

The Red Spade Open is back

It's finally here!The Red Spade Open is back and is bigger than ever. This year the bounties on Team Pro members have doubled to $500...Yes, $500!With a buy-in of $55 you're getting almost 10x your money back if you knock out just one pro. With over 50 of us you're likely to run ...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 2, 2015 11:48 AM

EPT Malta: Urbanovich wins record fourth event

Dzmitry Urbanovich has become the first person to win four events at an EPT festival.The €200 Crazy Pineapple final table came down to Urbanovich and PokerStars Team Pro Marcin Horecki. The former was making his sixth final table appearance, with three victories already as well a...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 1, 2015 2:10 PM

WCOOP 2015: Shaun Deeb captures his third WCOOP bracelet in Event #44 ($215

The last time we wrote about a Shaun Deeb WCOOP win, he was coming out of what proved to be a very temporary "retirement" from online poker. In the five years since, Deeb's life has changed in almost every way possible. He left the United States and relocated to Mexico to continu...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 1, 2015 2:07 PM

Alexander "joiso" Kostritsyn leads as WCOOP Main Event final table set

After more than $66 million in payouts over more than 70 events, it's time to crown the champion of champions. Just moments ago, the World Championship of Online Poker Main Event reached the final table of nine. Leading the pack with one table left to go is none other than Alexan...more

by Brad Willis on September 29, 2015 2:16 PM

All in for $1 million, solik1968 wins Dream Team Collection

PokerStars set out to make one player a millionaire this weekend. They did, and it would take only a matter of minutes to decide who would be the lucky winner. It was the conclusion of the PokerStars Dream Team Collection, a simple game whereby players collected the pieces of thr...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 29, 2015 9:40 AM

2016 PCA to be biggest PokerStars festival in history

If you have ever thought about going to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, this is the year to book your ticket. If you have ever thought about trying to qualify for the PCA Main Event, this is your time. Today, PokerStars announced it will be hosting the biggest poker festival ...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 29, 2015 9:39 AM

2015 ACOP: The Race to Two - Part 2

Last year, I wrote a piece about the race to two Spadies and wasn't planning on a Part 2. In fact, I fully expected to be amongst heated arguments about how to compare ACOP title counts - such as open tournaments vs. restricted tournaments (e.g. Ladies Events) or whether two Mai...more

by Brad Willis on September 28, 2015 6:09 PM

LAPT8 Uruguay: Mario Lopez wins second LAPT Main Event title

Our final two players technically made it to the dinner break.With about a minute left in the level, Hilario Quijada raised to 300,000 and Mario Lopez three-bet to 600,000. The tournament clock ticked into the dinner break and Quijada moved all-in. Lopez quickly called and showed...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 23, 2015 2:30 PM