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The countdown begins: Details released for EPT12 Barcelona

The EPT returns to Barcelona... all is wellWe'll be honest. We've been hanging around the office this past week or so with our hands in our pockets. Since the EPT Grand Final ended last month we've let the blog rest a little, but it has not rested happily. SCOOP aside all we've done is kick the tire...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 11, 2015 11:51 AM

Cristiano Ronaldo joins PokerStars

He's one of the biggest names in sport, and he commands the largest social media following of any athlete on the planet.Now football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has joined PokerStars, the most popular poker company in the world.He has become a member of Team PokerStars and will act as a brand ambass...more

by Simon Young on May 27, 2015 1:41 PM

Vanessa Pacella: Fighter to the end

Vanessa wasn't afraid to walk into a room full of strangers and let her shining bald head reflect the inset lights above. In a room full of dull bulbs and tired faces, Vanessa's eyes alone turned heads. She was the first bright thing the poker writers at the World Series of Poker had seen in a while...more

by Brad Willis on May 12, 2015 7:46 PM

The millionaires' secrets

He is an assistant professor at a university in Bulgaria. She works in a Taiwanese factory that makes TFT and LCD televisions. They are surrounded on any given day by people who are happy to have a job, make their paychecks, and pay for their home loans. This morning, he went to work at the universi...more

by Brad Willis on May 12, 2015 5:28 PM

PokerStars Makes Millionaires out of JUANYI828, citoject

The PokerStars Makes Millionaires promotion is so crazy that it's almost hard to believe it exists. Twelve lucky players given the chance to play for $1,000,000 with no risk whatsoever - there really isn't anything else like it in the world. As the rest of the PokerStars community focused on the Sp...more

by Staff on May 11, 2015 10:57 AM

Help the people of Nepal now

The people of Nepal are in trouble and we want your help. On behalf of PokerStars, Full Tilt and Amaya, the Helping Hands corporate giving programme is calling out to the poker community to support the relief operations. We will double your donation. Give a dollar and we'll make it two. Give us $50?...more

by Sue Hammett on April 29, 2015 1:41 PM

Win your way to the Grand Final Women's event

Last weekend the EPT Malta festival came to an end, with Jean Montury winning in what would best be described as the "late early hours of Sunday morning". But with the end of one festival thoughts turn naturally to the next, and the EPT Grand Final which starts at the end of this month. Already ther...more

by Brad Willis on April 10, 2015 3:01 PM

PokerStars launches Natural Born Poker Player

So you're on a roof top chasing a guy who moments ago stole a woman's handbag. He's pretty good with the parkour but your sense of justice compels you to follow him. You nearly get hold of him in the car park but he manages to leap off a balcony onto the building opposite. It's a big jump, but your ...more

by Stephen Bartley on April 3, 2015 10:00 AM

Vanuatu Cyclone Emergency Appeal launched

As you may have seen in the news, a powerful cyclone has hit the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu leaving families in desperate life-threatening situations. With winds of up to 260kph, Cyclone Pam tore across one of the poorest nations on Earth leaving thousands of families homeless, hungry and terr...more

by Brad Willis on March 17, 2015 7:27 PM

Grab your headphones for EPT Not Live podcast

We're here today to recognize something that doesn't get talked about enough in our society:EPT Live Withdrawal Syndrome. Symptoms include staring forlornly at your blank computer screen, singing "Everyone Loves a Chop Pot" in the shower, and buying a monkey with a stubbly beard and naming him "Stap...more

by Brad Willis on March 6, 2015 2:57 PM

Russia's sss66666 spends $5 on Spin & Go, wins $1 MILLION

It's the middle of the night in southern Russia, but there is one house where you can be sure all the lights are on. If you can't find it by the light, just listen for the screaming.Just minutes ago, a Russian PokerStars player with the screen name sss66666 entered a $5 Spin & Go tournament. As the ...more

by Simon Young on January 13, 2015 11:57 AM

PokerStars signs Team Pros from India and Japan

In just a few weeks, you will see two brand new faces wearing the red spade of Team PokerStars Pro. Today, PokerStars announced it has signed its first Team Pro from India and its second from Japan.Both legends in the poker world, Aditya Agarwal and Kosei Ichinose bring big reputations. India's Arga...more

by Brad Willis on January 7, 2015 4:00 PM

Rafa vs The World

There are many sure things about Rafa Nadal:He's a living legend. He's a timeless champion. He will face any opponent. Now he's ready to take on the world. Wednesday, March 19 at 5:30pm ET, Rafa will be in Miami for the Sony Open. While he's there, the PokerStars SportStar will jack up his competiti...more

by Brad Willis on March 14, 2014 10:00 AM

Rafa Nadal joins PokerStars

He's 26 years old. He's one of the best tennis players in the world. He's been called everything from El Nino, to the King of Clay, to Spain's Raging Bull. As of today, Rafa Nadal has a new title. He is the newest member of Team PokerStars SportStars.It's only been a few weeks since Nadal's victory ...more

by Brad Willis on June 21, 2012 2:27 PM

Eureka Poker Tour: Paging Barry Greenstein

Among the life axioms in which you can trust, count on these: When Keith Richards shows up, you know it's a real party, and when Barry Greenstein shows up, you know it's a real poker tournament. Today, if you didn't trust it to be true, know this: the Eureka Poker Tour is the real deal. We've just l...more

by Brad Willis on March 14, 2012 10:17 AM
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