PokerStars Hosts World’s Largest Poker Tournament

PokerStars, the world’s largest and most popular online poker site is setting out to break a world record. In just two weeks, on Sunday, December 28th at 5:30PM, PokerStars is looking to hold the world’s largest poker tournament. The event, Read more

PokerStars Passport 2008

Passport Tournament - PokerStars

Passport Tournament - PokerStars

Last year, a player by the name of Dustin Mele spent the year traveling from major tournament after major tournament and his stops included the World Series of Poker and European Poker Tour destinations such as London, Barcelona and Monte Carlo. All of this was possible through PokerStars.

This holiday season, PokerStars is bringing back Read more

EPT Deauville 2009

After two years of being left off the schedule, the 5th season of the European Poker Tour is set to return to the scene of a very intriguing event from 4 years ago. Back during the EPT’s inaugural season the final two seats at the EPT Deauville were occupied by two Americans, Carl Olsen and Brandon Schaefer, who were not only from the same country, Read more

PokerStars Russian Poker Tour

PokerStars is continuing its quest to take over the world, one poker tour at a time. This week, PokerStars announced the launching of the RPT-Russian Poker Tour. The popular online site has been expanding its operations for some time now working with brick and mortar poker sponsors to establish poker tournaments all around the globe and now adds Russia under its geographical umbrella which already included Read more

Sunday Million Results 11/16/08

PokerStars held it’s weekly Sunday Million though these days it could just as easily be called PokerStars Sunday 1.5Million.  This week’s version featured 7,999 entrants looking to win the prestigious weekly event.  The total prize required no overlay from PokerStars as the prize pool was $1,599,800. In a bit of a rarity, the final table consisted of Read more

WSOP Final Heads Up Match 2008

Yesterday marked the first day of the final table action at this years World Series of Poker Main Event, and for most it was long overdue. The final table has been waiting to play poker for just about four months now, so it’s safe to say the nine players we’re eager to get the action underway. This year’s main event Read more

PokerStars World Cup of Poker

World Cup of Poker V - PokerStarsNext week, PokerStars will be kicking off the most unique online poker event out there with the opening of the World Cup of Poker V. Like the championship soccer tournament which shares its name, the World Cup of Poker allows players to represent their respective countries in a series of online tournaments which will culminate with a live filmed for television final event which will take place at the Read more

Main Event Chip Leader Gears Up for Game of His Life

In 2003, an unknown by the name of Chris Moneymaker burst onto the poker scene. Well, perhaps it would be better stated to say that in 2003 Moneymaker led the creation of the poker scene as we know it today.  This is because the unknown accountant from Georgia turned a $39 online investment into a $2.5 million win in the Read more

Steve “MrSmokey1” Billirakis Wins WSOP Circuit Event

With the poker world fixated on the upcoming Main Event final table, the WSOP circuit tournament continues to roll on in an event in Hammond, Indiana. Back in 2006, Steve “MrSmokey1” Billirakis became the youngest ever WSOP bracelet winner ever. This weekend, he added to his Read more

Weekend Tournament Results 11-02-08

This weekend PokerStars Sunday Million tournament’s prize pool surpassed it’s $1.5 million guarantee as 7.836 players took aim at the weekly ultimate bankroll builder.  PokerStars was undoubtedly pleased with the turnout as for the first time since August, they did not need to shell out a significant overlay. Read more