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Neymar Jr Too Young For PokerStars UK Ad Campaign
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Soccer legend Neymar Jr has an estimated fortune of $31 million, and recently the Brazilian has been featured in PokerStars’ Dream Team Collection marketing campaign, alongside Ronaldo Nazari and Christiano Ronaldo. However, PokerStars has now been forced... 

Does Poker Provide Realistic Lessons For The Business World?
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, August 14th, 2015

Over the years, many pros have been divided on the subject of whether poker provides a good career choice, and a set of skills which can directly be used in the business world. Perhaps the most high profile pro in the “no” camp is Daniel Colman, a 24... 

Phil Ivey And Tom Dwan Playing ‘Big Game’ In Manila
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

The PokerStars Asia-Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Manila has just wrapped up in the Philippines with its main event attracting an impressive 585 players, and eventually won by Aaron Lim for USD $558,000. Next stop on the APPT will be the Macau Poker Cup starting August... 

Should PokerStars Founder Be Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame?
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

On August 15th, the Poker Hall of Fame (HOF) will stop taking nominations for this year’s prestigious club, after which the HOF Governing Council will chose a shortlist of 10 nominees that will subsequently be voted upon and reduced to just one or two candidates... 

Neymar Jr Raises $100K At Charity Poker Event
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

In May, PokerStars signed Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar Jr as a brand ambassador, and in his first official engagement representing the site the 23 year-old hosted a charity poker event on the sidelines of the Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP) currently underway... 

Two Queen Of Clubs Dealt On Flop At Aria Super High Roller Cash Game
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

One of the strangest sights ever witnessed at a poker table was seen at this year’s High Roller Cash Game held at the Aria casino in Las Vegas, after a dealer laid out a flop consisting of two queen of clubs. Even more bizarrely, during the $250,000 minimum... 

PokerStars “Play To Eat” Restaurant Fully Booked
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, January 19th, 2015

PokerStars launched its innovative “Play To Eat” restaurant in London to coincide with the start of the 2015 United Kingdom and Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) season which kicks off on January 20th. Although initially scheduled to open for just three days... 

Poker Community Mourns Sad Loss Of Diamond Flush
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, January 16th, 2015

For years anonymous poker reporter Diamond Flush earned the admiration and respect of the poker community through her insightful and revelatory brand of investigative journalism. Unfortunately, the tenacious reporter has now lost her battle with cancer, with news... 

Russian Player Wins $1 Million PokerStars Spin & Go
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Spin & Go tournaments are proving quite a success in attracting the interest of casual players who would otherwise steer clear from a mature poker market characterized by fish hungry, tech-savvy, highly experienced grinders. The fast-paced format offers a new... 

Poker Moves A Step Closer To Becoming A Solved Game
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, January 12th, 2015

While many board games such as checkers and tic-tac-toe have been solved, a complicated games such a chess has only been partially solved as the amount of work needed to complete the process would require a supercomputer beyond our current technology. An incomplete...