2017 ACOP Main Event: Nan Hong leads at end of Day 1A

A talented field took to the felt today on Day 1A of the HK$100,000 2017 ACOP Main Event. By the end of the first eight levels of action, 125 players had received a stack of 50,000, many of whom had been involved in the Super High Roller. Timothy Adams, who finished third, Daniel...more

by Live reporting team on October 22, 2017 11:22 PM

2017 ACOP Super High Roller: Adams leads last nine after wild day in Macau

Timothy Adams: Leader after a tumultuous dayWithout a moment's hesitation, I'm going to make a suggestion. It's actually more of an order. You should scroll down through the lengthy post below and read about a sensational day at the 2017 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP).Today wa...more

by Live reporting team on October 22, 2017 8:58 PM

Carson Ka Shing Wong wins the ACOP Warm-up

The ACOP Warm-up just reached boiling point as Ka Shing Wong lifted the trophy after three days of play. Wong overcame a tough field of 267 to emerge victorious and take home HK$1,414,700!Remarkably, he entered heads-up play with a 7:1 chip deficit but that wasn't enough to stop ...more

by Brad Kain on October 22, 2017 8:53 AM

2017 ACOP: Warm-up final table coverage archive

Congratulations Ka Shing Wong; winner of the ACOP Warm-up and HK$1,414,700!Ka Shing Wong is lifting the trophy after three days of play. He overcame a field of 267 entrants to claim the title and HK$1,414,700. We'll have a full wrap of today's proceedings on the PokerStars Blog s...more

by Alex Villegas on October 21, 2017 11:46 PM

2017 ACOP: Tong's flopped quads send him to top of stacked SHR field

Poker players flock to Macau expecting the unexpected. This is the land of the unpredictable player: deep pockets and a willingness to delve into them. But Macau, and specifically the PokerStars LIVE! card-room at the City of Dreams, is becoming hugely predictable in one crucial ...more

by Live reporting team on October 21, 2017 1:32 AM

2017 ACOP: Huntly leads final 9 in Warm-up, Lunt in hot pursuit

That's it for day 2 of the Warm-up and things have definitely warmed up. We're down to our final nine and they're all guaranteed HK$143,000. They'll come back later today to battle for the grand prize of HK$1,414,700.Dennis Huntly is currently in the lead, but Lunt is just two bi...more

by Alex Villegas on October 20, 2017 9:45 PM

Bigger, Better, Hotter Tournaments

Though it may not be as flashy as our *COOP Series or Live Events, the weekly tournament schedule at PokerStars is a behemoth. While SCOOP and WCOOP make headlines for their record-setting prize pool numbers, the weekly tournament schedule has quietly generated almost $1.5 billio...more

by Luke Staudenmaier on October 20, 2017 8:31 AM

Win your way to the PCA: second 100-seat Ultra Satellite

Alongside the weekend majors there was an event you might have missed on PokerStars last weekend. In fact, we know you missed it.How? Because behind the scenes the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Ultra Satellite had a few people looking anxiously at the tournament counter as the f...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 20, 2017 7:58 AM

Weekend Warm-Up: From Sochi, to Macau, to London

Some of the stories from the week on PokerStars.• PokerStars in Sochi, and back again in 2018• The latest Poker in the Ears podcast• Introducing PokerStars School• 2017 ACOP begins• MEGASTACK London this weekendTo Sochi and backNot only are we back in Sochi for the PokerStars Fes...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 20, 2017 3:37 AM

Drop the hammer: The five best power ups in video game history

Some games just wouldn't be the same without power ups and hold'em has just made the list... Join us as we look at poker's brash new brother and countdown the top five power ups in video game history. If you haven't heard the news, there's a new game of poker in town. Power Up ma...more

by Dave Woods on October 20, 2017 2:51 AM

Live Tournament Coverage

Asia Championship of Poker

The 2017 ACOP is under way in Macau

Monday's action:

Super High Roller: Final
Main Event: Day 1A