PokerStars Championship Macau: Tournaments Deciphered

I've been part of the Asia Pacific Poker Tour for nine of the tour's ten seasons but even after back-to-back records for APPT Macau, the PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room has never seen a tournament schedule quite as ambitious as the rebranded PokerStars Championship Macau which b...more

by Fred Leung on March 22, 2017 4:32 AM

Super Tuesday: Ivan Banic steamrolls final table for redemption, $67K

The last time Ivan "BanicIvan" Banic found himself heads-up for a Super Tuesday title, back in October 2016, it was as the underdog. After fighting uphill for the entire final table, Banic managed to steal the lead from Andoni "Pollopopeye" Larrabe Sanchez before eventually falli...more

by Jason Kirk on March 21, 2017 10:27 PM

PokerStars Championship Panama: Prosperous Panamanian Poker

Panama had never had a tournament with a prize pool that exceeded $1 million before the PokerStars Championship, now it's had three. Just a few meters away from eachother, two different sets of players are playing for six-figure prizes in tournaments that each had prize pools in ...more

by Alex Villegas on March 20, 2017 4:25 PM

PokerStars Championship Panama: Main Event Final Table live updates

10:20pm: Kenny Smaron wins PokerStars Championship Panama Main Event Level 29 - Blinds 50,000/100,000 (ante 10,000)After Smaron moved out to a commanding chip lead, he didn't look back. Smaron won the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth hands heads up. Finally, on the ninth, Gill t...more

by Live reporting team on March 20, 2017 9:35 AM

PokerStars Championship Panama: Five players, one $10K High Roller trophy

Just five remain with a shot at the next PokerStars Championship High Roller trophy. A total field of 110 entries meant a $1 million-plus prize pool, with the majority of it -- about two-thirds -- still up for grabs.With the chip advantage to start play today is no surprise. A qu...more

by Martin Harris on March 20, 2017 9:17 AM

Weekend Review: A long list of winners...

The weekend is over leaving in its trail a long list of winners, some of whom are featured here.Weekend highlights on PokerStars • Apekatt666 of Norway wins the Sunday Million and a first prize of $100,722 after a five-way deal. Sunday MillionAs Jason Kirk reported this week, th...more

by Stephen Bartley on March 20, 2017 5:41 AM

Sunday Million: After five-way deal, Apekatt666 surges to $100K victory (3-1

Monty Hall may not have been an online poker player, but the host of TV's Let's Make A Deal he would almost assuredly have been a fan of PokerStars tournament final tables if he'd ever witnessed one. With big money on the line and no chip stack ever safe from the variance that a ...more

by Jason Kirk on March 20, 2017 1:00 AM

PokerStars Championship Panama: O'Dwyer leads the High Roller final five

A total of 52 players started Day 2 of the PokerStars Championship Panama High Roller and we managed to make it down to just five after 10 more levels of play. Steve O'Dwyer started the day near the middle of the pack, but he consistently scored eliminations throughout the day to...more

by Alex Villegas on March 19, 2017 11:25 PM

PokerStars Championship Panama: Runner runner Greenwood

There's been a Greenwood at every single High Roller final table in PokerStars Championship history.Granted, the nascent series has only had two High Roller events, but the Greenwood twins are now 2-0 for these final tables. Luc Greenwood took down the inaugural PSC High Roller i...more

by Alex Villegas on March 19, 2017 9:51 PM

PokerStars Championship Panama: Mystery tea and multiple Argentinians

Panama provided a lot of firsts for several players. It was the first major tournament for some lucky qualifiers and a maiden voyage to Latin America for others.Many were surprised by the lush patches of green surrounding and dotting the city. Panama City is the only city in the ...more

by Alex Villegas on March 19, 2017 4:40 PM


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