Silverware for Somerville, Stapleton and Mercier at the American Poker Award

Amid the canap├ęs and the champagne it proved a good night for three members of PokerStars family last night, as the third annual GPI American Poker Awards took place in Beverley Hills. Jason Somerville's work behind the microphone earned him the Twitch Poker Streamer of the Year ...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 24, 2017 6:31 AM

PokerStars Festival: The Newbie's Guide to Rozvadov

Kicking off on March 2 at the Kings Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, the next PokerStars Festival is a perfect chance to understand how a small village of 1,000 became one of Europe's hottest poker destinations.Strategically located a stone's throw from the German border, Rozv...more

by PokerStars staff on February 24, 2017 2:15 AM

Super Tuesday: Chris "Apotheosis92" Kruk conquers all for $70K

Chris "Apotheosis92" Kruk knows well what it's like to be within striking distance of a major title. With a third-place finish at a World Series of Poker final table, another third at an EPT High Roller side event final, and a runner-up finish in a SCOOP-High event all added to h...more

by Jason Kirk on February 21, 2017 11:52 PM

Leicester City Stars take on the Ultimate Football Machine

When you're an English title winning football team about to play your first knockout match in European competition, there's really only one logical way to prepare for the big game - a series of challenges against a cocky robot constructed by a team of sporting experts.That's what...more

by BetStars on February 21, 2017 7:03 AM

Weekend Review: Macau and Million dominate headlines again

This week, a player with a Donald Trump avatar crushed a tiny cat in the world's biggest weekly poker tournament. A woman named Juicy won a record-breaking event in Macau. Weekend highlights on PokerStars* The Sunday Million Orange Crush* Other crushing weekend wins* The Juicy Ma...more

by Brad Willis on February 20, 2017 10:13 AM

Sunday Million: thx4urm0n3y rolls over final table en route to $145k win

Sometimes the avatars say it all. Thx4urm0n3y, sporting the angry orange visage of Donald Trump, crushed his heads-up opponent tomc1s, bearing an image of a tiny grey kitten peering at us from inside a container of Pringles. It was the second trip to the final table of the Millio...more

by Kristin Bihr on February 20, 2017 12:51 AM

Sixiao Li wins record breaking MPC26 High Roller

MPC26 High Roller Champion Sixiao 'Juicy' LiAfter two fast-paced action-packed days China's Sixiao Li emerged triumphant over the record breaking 130-strong high-rolling field to take down the massive HK$2,436,000 (~US$313,867) first prize. Holding more than a 5-1 chip lead when ...more

by Ben Wilson on February 18, 2017 11:26 AM

MPC26: High Roller coverage archive

Congratulations to MPC26 High Roller Champion Juicy Li!Juicy Li has hoisted the High Roller trophy and collected HK$2,436,000 after overcoming a record-breaking field of 130 players. 2:05am: Xuming Qi eliminated in 2nd place (HK$1,646,000)Level 24 - Blinds 80,000/160,000 (20,000 ...more

by Ben Wilson on February 17, 2017 7:57 PM

Weekend warm-up: Flight planning and flying spectacles!

It's Friday. Depending on where you are in the world, you're either minutes from the pub, already in bed for Saturday, or clock-watching like it's your damned job. Even if you have a real job, you could probably do with a little you-time right now. Why not spend some of that time...more

by Brad Willis on February 17, 2017 7:45 AM

MPC26: Alan Lau slays the Red Dragon

The Red Dragon once again established itself as the biggest ever freezeout tournament in Asia with a record 1,216 runners and after a week of exciting action it was 2015 Asia Player of the Year Alan Lau who emerged triumphant. Ultimately Lau overcame Chien Fa Chou in the heads up...more

by Brad Kain on February 17, 2017 7:11 AM