Posted by Carolyn on Sep 10, 2017 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Gossip, Poker Industry News, Poker Players | No Comments »

PokerStars, the biggest online poker website in the world recently announced via its blog that it will start introducing higher payouts from September 11, 2017. The online poker giant is estimated to dominate nearly 70 percent of the global poker market and is constantly trying to implement newRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 28, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

Three $10k buy-in events; a $5,200 buy-in Main Event with a million-dollar prize guaranteed to the winner; the Player of the Series leader-board; and a total of 65 tournaments in 22 days, with at least $30 million up for grabs… Welcome to the 2012 PokerStars World Championship ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 01, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, World Poker News | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

On Tuesday the poker world received the news it had been patiently awaiting when PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and the US Department of Justice announced they had come to terms on a deal that would see Full Tilt Poker forfeit its assets to the DOJ who in turnRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 20, 2012 Posted in Poker Room News, Tournament News | No Comments »

On Wednesday PokerStars announced the preliminary schedule for the biggest online poker series in the world the World Championship of Online Poker, or WCOOP for short. The 2012 WCOOP will feature a total of 62 events, played in 22 days. So far PokerStars has only announced one guaranteeRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 03, 2012 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

The PokerStars European Poker tour will be undergoing some drastic changes as the tour gets ready to kick-off its ninth season. According to the PokerStars blog, the EPT will see the number of stops drastically reduced (nearly cut in half) BUT will offer far more choices and varietyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 01, 2012 Posted in High Stakes Poker News, Poker Room News | 1 Comment »

In a scene reminiscent of the final showdown in the movie Rounders (you know the one where Mike McDermott and Teddy KGB square-off in a winner-take-all match) yesterday at PokerStars Viktor “Isildur1” Blom and Isaac Haxton began their own winner-take-all heads-up No Limit Holdem match, but unlike theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 27, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

On Monday, just a day after the conclusion of the site’s MicroMillions tournament series PokerStars announced the preliminary schedule for the 2012 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). The schedule is not finalized according to the PokerStars blog, with PokerStars looking for feedback from players before theyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Mar 09, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Promotions | No Comments »

After a very long hiatus (the last Superstar Showdown took place in June 2011) the Superstar Showdown is coming back to PokerStars, and it will be a rematch of the very first Superstar Showdown that saw Isaac Haxton defeat Viktor “Isildur1” Blom in the 2,500 hand heads-up battle.Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Feb 20, 2012 Posted in Irish Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

On Monday Irishman Emmett Mullin captured the latest PokerStars UKIPT title, winning the Season III stop in Galway. A total of 698 players entered the tournament over the course of the two starting days, all parting with the €700 entry fee. Mullin almost gave the United Kingdom creditRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 30, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

A lot of stories can fall through the cracks over the course of a week, and this past week was no exception. With eyes focused on Phil Ivey and the Aussie Millions, Super-High-Roller tournaments, and the European Poker Awards there were plenty of smaller stories that you haveRead Full Article