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Aaron Gustavson's EPT London victory

by Simon Young on October 13, 2009 4:05 PM

Aaron Gustavson wins EPT London

Aaron Gustavson had the credentials to be here. There was no doubting that. Just a few months back, he won the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up for $135,000. He'd done well in the World Championship of Online Poker. He'd won a tournament at the Borgata in Atlantic City. He didn't doubt his own skills and n...more

by Simon Young on October 13, 2009 3:35 PM

Carter Phillips takes down EPT Barcelona

Catalonia may not have started the sixth season of the EPT, but it remains one of its most cherished stops. Hundreds of players take part in poker's Battle of Barcelona, injecting the tour with stocks of sunshine and energy to last through the winter and to the Grand Final next year. As always, that...more

by Simon Young on September 15, 2009 9:27 AM

Carter Phillips wins EPT Barcelona

by Simon Young on September 15, 2009 9:25 AM

EPT Kyiv winner Maxim Lykov

by Simon Young on August 24, 2009 9:54 AM

Maxim Lykov wins PokerStars EPT Kyiv Sports Poker Championship

Confidence in poker can go an awful long way, and the abundance of that commodity in Maxim Lykov has made him the first ever champion of EPT Kyiv."I'm already thinking of my second title," said Lykov in the moment after his dominant display in the first EPT event of season six. This was also the fir...more

by Simon Young on August 24, 2009 9:49 AM

Change of plan for EPT opener

Alas, the sixth season of the European Poker tour will not start in Moscow after all. As the EPT bandwagon began preparations for summer in Russia the government policy on casinos changed effectively ruling out the season opener.But while some were rueing politics others, notably in the PokerStars o...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 27, 2009 2:07 PM

Season six on the tour of tours

By Brad WillisThe European Poker Tour is rarely without a surprise or two. From one year to the next, the new schedule almost always contains some sort of happy revelation. This year, the entire schedule is a surprise, and it's spectacular by just about any definition.We have just seen a document th...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 15, 2009 11:58 AM

That was the EPT year that was...

As summer approaches it means the end to another season of the European Poker Tour. But while keen eyes turn towards Las Vegas and the looming World Series it's worth having a look back over season five's winners, each owning stiking talent and each likely to head to Vegas with similar results in mi...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 15, 2009 2:38 PM

Two weeks on the EPT Riviera

It's been quite a last two weeks in the world of PokerStars and particularly on the PokerStars Blogs with tournaments played on one side of the planet and the other. At the heart of the action was the Italian and French Riviera's, a strip of luxury real estate on the Mediterranean, home to the final...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 6, 2009 4:05 PM

EPT Monte Carlo High Roller: Vanessa Rousso wins the lot

Team PokerStars Pro Vanessa Rousso already had more than $1.3 million in tournament winnings when she arrived in Monte Carlo. She hardly needed to prove her ability to the poker world, but if there's one thing that cements a place among the game's great and the good, then winning a High Roller event...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 4, 2009 1:38 AM

EPT Monte Carlo: Peter de Korver wins Grand Final

By Howard SwainsWe have clocked more than 13,000 miles on the European Poker Tour this season, crowning 11 champions in cities from Barcelona to the Bahamas, Deauville to Dortmund. And as the curtain comes down tonight on a season that shattered all previous records, the man with the widest smile an...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 3, 2009 11:40 PM

EPT Monte Carlo: Grand final in place

By Stephen BartleyFrom Miami John Cernuto to Chris Rossiter - they fell one-by-one on the penultimate day of season five of the EPT. It left us eventually with eight, but nothing today was ever set in stone. Chip leaders became early fallers, while those previously with little hope become giants in ...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 2, 2009 11:35 PM

EPT Monte Carlo: Into the money on day 3

By Howard SwainsMonte Carlo might as well be a million miles from anywhere. Its laws, luxury and extravagance sets it apart even from Luton, and this poker festival at the end of the EPT calendar is like nothing ever seen on the continent. By the strictest rules of geography, however, Monaco is surr...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 1, 2009 11:26 PM

EPT Monte Carlo: New look day 2

By Howard SwainsToday the EPT debuted its season six structure -- rather like a sports team running out for the final game of the year wearing their all-new strip. After one-hour levels through days 1a and 1b, we went to 75 minutes and a whole new selection of blind levels. With a 30,000 stack at th...more

by Stephen Bartley on April 30, 2009 11:19 PM
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