Pokerstars hails success of PCA and PSCPC 

January 23, 2019

The Stars Group has hailed the success of its annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA), followed immediately by its inaugural PokerStars Players No-limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC). The group said the combined prize pool of the two live poker tournaments, held at the Atlantis Resort & Casino in the Bahamas, awarded $63 million over eleven days. “Together, the PCA and PSPC have set a […]

Million dollar victory for Argentine pro in PCA Main Event

January 15, 2018

Maria Lampropulos (36) from Argentina is celebrating a $1,081,000 win – her second career seven-figure prize in just three years of professional playing – after taking down the $10,300 buy-in Main Event of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in the Bahamas. Lampropulos’ previous seven-figure score was in April last year, when she took home $1,255,004 after […]

High roller victory for Canadian poker pro

January 15, 2018

Christopher ‘Apotheosis92’ Kruk, a mainly online poker pro from Canada, has proved his live tourney chops at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in the Bahamas after taking down the $25,000 buy-in High Roller competition in an exciting five-hour final table. The event attracted 144 entries and a stellar field that included  Ryan Riess, Bryn Kenney, Ben […]

Jason Koon takes down PCA High Roller for $421.080

January 13, 2018

West Virginia poker pro Jason Koon (32) is $421,080 wealthier this weekend after taking down the $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Single-Day High Roller, besting a stellar entry field of 41 in doing so. The field included names like Nick Petrangelo, Chris Hunichen, Benjamin Pollak, Mustapha Kanit, Eric Seidel, Chance Kornuth, Igor Kurganov, Daniel Negreanu, […]

Canadian poker pro the winner in Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure Main Event

January 15, 2016

Canadian online and live tourney poker pro Mike ‘SirWatts’ Watson (31) has triumphed in the 2016 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure main event, besting a field of 927 other players and a talented final table to claim the lion’s share of the prize pool. The $5,300 buy-in NLHE event saw Watson holding the chip lead as he […]

Online poker pro wins almost a million at PCA

January 15, 2016

Nick “FU_15” Maimone, a primarily online poker pro, more than doubled his career earnings in one swoop this week at the Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure in the Bahamas when he took down the $25,000 buy-in High Roller event for $996,480. 173 entrants, augmented by 52 re-entries, created a prize pool worth $5.4 million for the event, […]

‘One Drop’ poker ace disqualified for bad behaviour in PCA Main Event

January 12, 2016

Antonio ‘The Magician’ Esfandiari found himself out on his ear at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure main event Monday after he was seen urinating into a vessel at the table. Tournament officials disqualified him from further participation in the event, where he had built a stack of $100,000 Esfandiari, famous for winning millions in a Big […]

Third time lucky as poker pro wins major tournament

January 10, 2016

After two third place finishes in Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure high roller competitions back in 2011 and 2015, Bryn Kenney’s Caribbean treasure ship finally came in over the weekend when he bested a field of 58 talented competitors to claim a bank account boosting $1,687,800 first prize in this year’s $100,000 buy-in PAC Super High Roller. […]

Another major poker victory for Steve O’Dwyer

December 11, 2015

Poker pro Steve O’Dwyer has added another super high roller victory to his track record, following his win earlier this year in the $100,000 buy-in PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Super High Roller (see previous report) with a win at this year’s just completed Euro 50,000 buy-in European Poker Tour Prague Super High Roller competition. Following a […]

Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure schedule released

August 31, 2015

The schedule for next year’s Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure tournament has been released, showcasing 104 events over the period January 8 to 14 and featuring a main event buy-in slashed in half at just $5,300. Edgar Stuchly, who is the Pokerstars director for live events, commented in a company statement this week: “We have seen extraordinary […]