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Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London

Sebastien Pauli Conquers PokerStars EPT London

Philip Conneller - October 20th, 2014

PokerStars EPT London has a happy winner in Sebastien Pauli. The German has become the second champion from his country of the European Poker Tour’s Season 11, and the EPT’s 100th champion, topping a hugely entertaining final table at the EPT London. Some 675 hopefuls packed the palatial Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden to […]

George Danzer Beats Shack-Harris for WSOP Player of the Year

George Danzer Beats Shack-Harris for WSOP Player of the Year

Ed Scimia - October 17th, 2014

George Danzer scooped the 2014 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Player of the Year (POY) award, ending a dramatically close season that came right down to the final World Series tournament. But in the end, it was three-time bracelet winner George Danzer who walked away with the prestigious honor. Danzer survived a late charge by […]

PokerStars Picks Malta to Host 2015 EPT Event, GPI Awards

PokerStars Picks Malta to Host 2015 EPT Event, GPI Awards

Sean Gibson - October 16th, 2014

Malta will be the lovely locale for a PokerStars upcoming event. The company announced that the Portomaso Casino at the St. Julian resort in Malta will, for the first time ever, host a European Poker Tour (EPT) tour stop from March 18-28 next year. The date coincides with the 14th annual Global Poker Index (GPI) […]

PokerStars Japan Autumn Festival Offers October Freerolls

PokerStars Japan Autumn Festival Offers October Freerolls

Sean Gibson - October 12th, 2014

PokerStars’ Japan Autumn Festival is a promotion, but also a bit of a toe in the water in the Japanese gambling market for the online poker site. Japanese players are being treated to a number of promotions throughout the month of October, and with deals exclusive to players in Japan, PokerStars is hoping to catch […]

PokerStars Spin & Go Joins CardsChat for Qualified Freeroll

PokerStars Spin & Go Joins CardsChat for Qualified Freeroll

Sean Gibson - October 11th, 2014

PokerStars has launched a new form of tournament poker game called the Spin & Go, and this week launched a new promotional week to celebrate. The new game is a hyper-turbo three-handed Sit & Go, available in a variety of buy-ins where the prize pool is determined by a new jackpot system and ranges anywhere […]

Daniel Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 for $22M in 2014 Cashes

Daniel Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 for $22M in 2014 Cashes

Ed Scimia - October 9th, 2014

Daniel Colman, the man who’s not sure he likes poker but can’t stop making money at it, has won yet another high-roller tournament, this time taking down the World Poker Tour (WPT) Alpha8 event in London to secure a £600,000 ($967,000) score. The win makes the sixth time this year that Colman has won more […]

PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Wins UKIPT High Roller

PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Wins UKIPT High Roller

Philip Conneller - October 7th, 2014

Isai Scheinberg, the enigmatic and now billionaire founder of PokerStars, has won the High Roller Event at the UKIPT in the Isle of Man. Thanks to the $4.9 billion sale of ’Stars to Amaya Gaming, Scheinberg has plenty of time on his hands these days, not to mention billions of dollars burning a hole in […]

Chris Moneymaker to Be Hollywood Poker Open Ambassador

Chris Moneymaker to Be Hollywood Poker Open Ambassador

Sean Gibson - September 27th, 2014

Chris Moneymaker is the new Tour Ambassador for the Hollywood Poker Open. The former World Series of Poker Main Event Champion, who is often credited for being the catalyst behind the “poker boom,” will serve as the ambassador for the Hollywood Poker Open brand and compete in various regional tournaments starting in November. Moneymaker can […]

Ronaldo Nazario and Rafa Nadal to PokerStars Duel It Out

Ronaldo Nazario and Rafa Nadal to PokerStars Duel It Out

Elbert Pruitt - September 25th, 2014

Ronaldo Nazario and Rafa Nadal are no strangers to challenges in their respective sports, but a recently issued challenge by Ronaldo to Rafa involved a new kind of challenge, which the 14-time Grand Slam tennis champion gladly accepted. But instead of defending a football goal with a tennis racket, Nadal will face the Brazilian World […]

Garden State Super Series in New Jersey Ends with a Bang

Garden State Super Series in New Jersey Ends with a Bang

Philip Conneller - September 24th, 2014

Partypoker.com’s Garden State Super Series (GSSS), New Jersey’s most ambitious ever online poker series, overcame a technical disaster to end triumphantly this past weekend with a record field on the final day. With PokerStars breathing down partypoker’s neck and its entry to the market imminent, the pressure was on the GSSS to deliver a series […]

Gus Hansen a No Show for Full Tilt Showdown with Viktor Blom

Gus Hansen a No Show for Full Tilt Showdown with Viktor Blom

Sean Gibson - September 19th, 2014

Gus Hansen’s Full Tilt showdown with Viktor Blom did not happen, because the popular Danish pro was a no-show. Life as a professional poker player often reaches a milestone when a major site wants to bring them on as a sponsored player. Playing under the banner of PokerStars, Full Tilt, or any other big name […]