Pokerstars puts $85 million in tournament guarantees under the Christmas tree 

December 13, 2018

PokerStars is offering two weeks of holiday action this Christmas, investing $85 million across a range of activities and online action. The Winter Series kicks off festivities on December 23, 2018 and runs until January 7, 2019. During that time, the signature Winter Series alone will award a guaranteed $40 million. The 16-day schedule features […]

French victory in Pokerstars Korea competition

December 3, 2018

The PokerStars Live Asia Jeju Red Dragon kicked off in Korea this week with French pro Romain Arnaud (33) winning the $54,000 buy-in Super High Roller competition after besting a field of 44 entries that created a prize pool worth $2.25 million…the largest such pool yet for a PokerStars event in Korea. Arnaud’s $668.000 pay […]

New poker variant at Pokerstars

November 7, 2018

PokerStars have launched a new poker variant dubbed ‘Fusion’, a pot-limit hybrid of Hold’em and Omaha. In Fusion, players are dealt two hole cards before the flop, just like in Hold’em. The twist occurs post-flop when remaining players are also dealt a third hole card face-down, magnifying the potential for making bigger and better hands. On […]

Pokerstars introduces new hybrid poker variant

November 7, 2018

PokerStars has announced the debut of Fusion, which it describes as a new, simple yet fascinating pot-limit hybrid of Hold’em and Omaha. In Fusion, players are dealt two hole cards before the flop, just like in Hold’em. The twist occurs post-flop when remaining players are also dealt a third hole card face-down, magnifying the potential […]

Pokerstars’ debut new Southern Europe championship

October 17, 2018

PokerStars has announced the debut of a new Championship of Online Poker tournament that brings together poker players from France, Spain, and Portugal. The tournament offers a guaranteed prize pool of Euro 10 million along with three Platinum Passes to the PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC), each worth $30,000. The Southern Europe Championship of Online Poker (SECOOP) will take […]

Pokerstars moves to raise funds for victims of the Indonesian earthquake

October 11, 2018

On Friday September 28, a series of powerful earthquakes hit the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia triggering a tsunami with devastating effects. The earthquake alone destroyed buildings and moved entire neighbourhoods and as the water from the ensuing tsunami retreated into the ocean, the full scale of the destruction wrought became clear. To give much-needed […]

Pokerstars releases news on Brazilian Series of Poker

October 3, 2018

The Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP), sponsored by PokerStars, has announced details on the Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP) Millions, which will take place from November 27 to December 6 at the World Trade Centre (WTC) in Sao Paulo, and close the 2018 Brazilian poker calendar. PokerStars claims that the BSOP Millions is the largest […]

Pokerstars awards Euro 17 million in Galactic Series

September 24, 2018

The PokerStars Galactic Series has concluded with the company claiming it as the Southern European shared liquidity market’s biggest ever online poker tournament series with a total prize pool of Euro 16,973,768, surpassing its Euro 15 million guarantee. A total of 50,612 players hit the virtual felt during the 186-event schedule. The series, which ran […]

Pokerstars hails success of latest WCOOP

September 21, 2018

PokerStars has hailed the success of its recently concluded World Championship of Online Poker, reporting that over 1.1 million entries were received from 148,000 unique players in 140 countries,  who played in 185 events… a new online poker record. Almost $100 million in prize money was handed out over the two week festival of online […]

Pokerstars previews virtual reality poker for players

September 20, 2018

Online poker provider PokerStars has begun previewing a virtual reality version of its online poker software in expectation of a commercial release in the future. In a press statement Thursday, the company said its goal was to create an exciting and innovative experience for new and existing players. “PokerStars VR  is a free-to-play, authentic and […]