Lubas the bridesmaid again as Pauls wins PokerStars Festival Hamburg Main Ev

Ulrich Pauls: man of the hourA fantastic week in Hamburg has come to an end with the conclusion of the PokerStars Festival Hamburg Main Event. The lovely folk from Casino Schenefeld have been very welcoming to everyone over the course of the festival and that helped create the so...more

by Marc Convey on November 26, 2017 10:42 PM

PokerStars Festival Hamburg: Ulrich Pauls leads 15 into final day; Horecki s

After the four starting flights, it was great to get all remaining players under one roof for Day 2 today. If you scanned the room closely at the start of play you would've been able to spot the winner in the crowd, but you wouldn't have got very good odds on a guess if you were ...more

by Marc Convey on November 26, 2017 11:28 AM

PokerStars Festival Hamburg: Felix "xflixx" Schneiders, "The Twitch journey

There were a lot of skeptical voices in the poker world a few years ago when poker players started using Twitch. Jason 'JCarver' Somerville led the way but a lot of observers thought that streaming yourself playing poker wouldn't work, and that the platform was best for what it w...more

by Marc Convey on November 24, 2017 5:00 PM

Manila Megastack 8: Season Opener

Manila Megastack 8 launches the 2018 Asia Player of the Year (APOY) season when the bi-annual poker festival arrives at PokerStars LIVE Manila from November 27-December 3.Like the name suggests, the Megastack is known for it's huge start stacks for all tournaments. The seven-day...more

by Fred Leung on November 16, 2017 9:51 AM

2017ACOP: Choose Your Own Adventure

The 2017 Asia Championship of Poker (October 13-29) has a massive 17-day schedule and you may very well be intimidated by the vast options. Have no fear, I'm here to guide you through it all! Remember, choice is a good thing and this year, more so than any other year, you can t...more

by Fred Leung on October 6, 2017 4:46 PM

Liar, Liar: The Psychology of Bluffing

At the poker table, being a skilled liar is accepted, encouraged and rewarded. Knowing how to construct a masterful bluff can be extremely valuable and advantageous in this game, and while it may not come naturally to some, it is an essential poker strategy tool to have in your p...more

by PokerStars.net Staff on October 4, 2017 8:56 PM

Five tips to avoid tilt

There is a menacing, ugly, bug in your brain. It's trying to gnaw its way out of your skull, and when it does, it will turn around and burrow back in. It will make you insane before you even recognize it's there. It will cost you money.It will cost you happiness. It will turn you...more

by PokerStars.net Staff on October 4, 2017 8:54 PM

How to dress like your favourite poker player this Halloween

Make an entrance at your Halloween fancy dress party with five classic poker costumes, all fit for the Main Event final tableBack in the day, poker players gambled on the road and dressed like cowboys. Today's players rock a more vanilla look - hoodies, t-shirts, jeans, trainers,...more

by Dave Woods on October 4, 2017 8:53 PM

Pattymillion, a leader board, and an Aussie Challenge

There's a theory in poker (all right it's my theory but hear me out) that the most important tournament you can play is the one you're playing right now. When you win one it becomes history. The one you're slogging away in is the most important because you can still win it, and t...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 2, 2017 3:01 PM

PokerStars Festival Dublin: No stopping McGinty as two-day charge ends on po

Absolutely nothing is ever certain in tournament poker, at least not until the final card is turned. But around about 5pm yesterday, which was Day 2 of the €1,100 PokerStars Festival Dublin Main Event, Gary McGinty emerged from the pack of players still involved and began a rampa...more

by Howard Swains on October 1, 2017 11:04 PM

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