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PokerStars Big Game back for second season

By now, if you haven't seen all there is to see in televised poker, you're probably doing it wrong. Over the past eight or so years, it seems we've seen every flop, turn, and river. We've seen the outbursts, the crying, and every possible gimmick the producers could imagine. But...wait. Because I ju...more

by Brad Willis on June 24, 2011 3:13 PM

PokerStars Big Game is back!

You've been asking for it, we've been waiting for it, and now the PokerStars Big Game is back. After a short hiatus, the Big Game hit the small screen again this week with a brand new Loose Cannon. For the big money game, PokerStars staked qualifier Troy Howard $100,000. Now, its up to him to turn ...more

by Brad Willis on August 11, 2010 3:05 PM

Big Game website revolutionizes televised poker

Perception is a tricky thing. For instance, I can look in a mirror and--one in ten times--think, "Hey, there is a good looking guy." The actual statistics prove the number is much, much closer to zero in ten. Play poker for any length of time and you'll come to recognize that perception is a big par...more

by Brad Willis on June 30, 2010 3:43 PM

PokerStars Big Game qualifier pockets big cash

So, here's the deal.I'm going to give you some cash. You can go play poker. Lose whatever you like. If you win more than I gave you, give me back what I gave you and keep the gravy (gravy rules).Doesn't sound like a bad deal for you, and frankly, I'm just happy to see you get to play. What's say you...more

by Brad Willis on June 25, 2010 10:10 PM

Catch The Big Game action here

Like us, you've likely been looking forward to watching The Big Game. Star name players like Daniel Negreanu, Doyle Brunson and Tony G, and one PokerStars Loose Cannon battling it out in a high stakes cash game was bound to make for good TV, and that's exactly what happened.The first ...more

by Simon Young on June 15, 2010 11:04 PM

The Big Game set to air next week

You've heard about it. You've read about it. You might even have seen some bootlegs pop up on You Tube. Now, the Big Game is set to air next week, writes Brad Willis.Beginning Monday, June 14, The Big Game will begin to air all across the United States on the FOX network. And, oh what...more

by Simon Young on June 11, 2010 7:54 PM

The Big Game coming to a TV screen near you soon

We're pretty sure you've been looking forward to watching the Big Game show on television as much as we have. Well, there's good news - the first show airs on FOX TV in the US on June 14, less than two weeks away.With the first shows already in the bag, there's still time for you to g...more

by Simon Young on June 6, 2010 10:56 PM

Still time to join The Big Game casting pool

There's just three weeks to go to secure your shot at appearing on television and winning serious cash in The Big Game.Already 1,750 players have got through to the 'casting' room and now have the chance to impress judges and get on the show to play a high-stakes cash game against Tea...more

by Simon Young on June 4, 2010 12:04 AM announces The Big Game has been behind so many poker innovations in the past few years, it's tough to find something out there without PokerStars' fingerprints all over it. There was one thing, though, that PokerStars hadn't done. It had yet to introduce its own high stakes cash game that would be broadcast...more

by Simon Young on March 30, 2010 11:38 PM