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Happy Hour Week At PokerStars

PokerStars is offering an amazing promotion for one week only! From now until August 2nd, you have an opportunity to make 50% more VPPs/FPPs whenever you play your favourite real money ring game during the designated Happy Hour period. PokerStars is offering the Hapy Hour Promotion three... Read more

PokerStar’s MicroMillions II Wraps Up With Main Event

PokerStars player ‘SoyDelGlobo’ has won the MicroMillions II Main Event, scooping the first prize of $157,218.68 after finishing first from a field of 65,063. The Argentine took the lion’s share of a huge $1,302,260 prize pool after defeating ‘cokars’ heads-up in the $22 buy-in tourney. The Main... Read more

PokerStars Macau Expands

PokerStars Macau today announced that it has added two more special events to the 2012 Asia Player of the Year season. The Macau Poker Cup Championship (MPCC) will take place from September 7-16, while the inaugural APPT: Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) is scheduled for October 26... Read more

LAPT Adds New Panama Stop

The Latin American Poker Tour has just announced that there will be a new stop in the Central American country of Panama. The event will take place at the luxurious Veneto Wyndham Grand Hotel & Casino in Panama City from September 26-30, 2012. The festival will consist of... Read more

2012 WSOP: The October Nine

This year’s World Series of Poker Final Table of the Main Event is dominated by a field of eight Americans, with one sole Hungarian hoping to bring glory to his homeland by being the first Hungarian to win a WSOP ME title. Jesse Sylvia, from West Tisbury,... Read more

2012 WSOP: 27 Players Remain

Day 6 of the World Series of Poker Main Event had 97 players at the start. By the end of the day, just 27 remained in the hunt for an elusive Main Event bracelet and the $8.5 million first place prize that goes along with it. Several... Read more

2012 WSOP:Special S&G For 4-Way Bubble

Every year, it has been customary to give the Main Event bubble boy a free entry into the following year’s WSOP Main Event. As the action got close to the magic number of 666 players, an unusual event happened when it went hand-for-hand. Five players went all-in... Read more

PokerStars Becomes BSOP Sponsor

The most prestigious poker series in Brazil, Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP), is now part of PokerStars global tournament calendar, which includes some of the world’s biggest poker circuits, such as the Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT), the European Poker Tour (EPT) and the PokerStars Caribbean Adventures(PCA). The first PokerStars-sponsored BSOP... Read more

2012 WSOP: Day 2C Results

After Day 1C produced a record breaking number of entrants for a single day, 2,300 players would be left to play Day 2C. When the dust settled at the end of the day, 911 players would remain. Those players will merge with the 842 players from Day... Read more

2012 WSOP: Day 2A/B

Although the survivors from Day 1A/B are playing on the same day, the field was segregated and will not merge until Day 3.  The 657 survivors from Day 1A played in the Amazon Room while the 1,387 players from Day 1B played in the Brazilia and Pavillion... Read more

FTP’s Ray Bitar Makes Bail

After spending spending a week in jail, Ray Bitar has been granted bail despite an attempt by the prosecution to have bail denied. Initially his bail was set for $250,000 but was increased to $2.5 million after the Department of Justice brought new charges against him once... Read more

2012 WSOP: Day 1B Results

The second of three starting  days had a field of 2,114 players with 1,387 surviving to see Day 2. That brings the total up to 3,180 players so far and will need at least 3,686 more players for Day 1C in order to surpass the 6,865 players... Read more

2012 WSOP: Main Event Day 1A

The 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event is officially under way! This year will feature one less starting day as the Rio has expanded the amount of tables available. 1,066 eager players crammed the Amazon room for the first day for the series, a full 19%... Read more

Sam Trickett Attacked After $10M Win

Just hours after winning $10 million Sam Trickett was beaten by six individuals outside of a Las Vegas night club. Trickett, 26, was out celebrating with his girlfriend after he had placed second in the BIGONE for ONEDROP $1 million buy-in charity tournament. The altercation left Trickett... Read more

WSOP 2012: Antonio Esfandiari Wins ONEDROP

If you play a lot of tournaments, once in awhile you will find yourself getting dealt the right cards at the right time – you just hope it happens when there is a lot of money on the line. Antonio Esfandiari fell right smack in the middle... Read more

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Controversy During $50k Poker Player Championship

The $50k Poker Player Championship is considered one of the more prestigious events at the World Series of Poker, so there is no surprise that... Read more

2012 WSOP: Rule 88 Causes ‘Tweet’ Controversy

Every year, the WSOP goes through several rule changes that they put into place to try an enhance play. Many of these rules are necessary... Read more