Jul 2, 2015 |

Bill Klein Hopes to Make Another Multi-Million Charitable Donation

The $500,000 Super High Roller Bowl at the Aria attracted 42 of the games biggest players. The nosebleed buy-in attracted world-renowned players like Phil Ivey, Ole Schemion and Isaac Haxton for a chance at the the multi-million dollar first-place prize. While every player in the room wants to win, Bill Klein has bit different motivation. […]

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Jun 26, 2015 |

A Peek Inside the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship

There are a few events that players circle on the calendar as soon as the World Series of Poker schedule is released and the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship event is one of those special events. The event opened with around 200 players, with most players expecting that number to double by the end of […]

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May 8, 2015 |

Adrian Mateos Wins EPT Grand Final Main Event, $1.2M

It didnt come easy, but 20-year-old Adrian Mateos made some serious history Friday at the EPT Grand Final. Not only did he win the last Main Event of Season 11 of the tour for more than $1.2 million, but he added the second leg of a career Triple Crown before the age of 21. Mateos […]

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Oct 24, 2014 |

Jennifer Shahade: Blurring the Boundries Between Chess and Poker

Jennifer Shahade criss-crosses the globe changing hats as a professional poker player and master chess player. Sometimes she dons both, like at the recent UKIPT event on the Isle of Man where PokerStars hosted an international chess tournament and Shahade participated in an exhibition playing  six chess/poker matches simultaneously – where she won five of […]

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Oct 7, 2014 |

Dan Colman Wins WPT Alpha8 London, Passes $22 Million for 2014

Dan Colman took down his third high roller event on the year at the £60,000 WPT Alpha8 London event for $961,723. He defeated Max Altergott heads-up for the first Alpha8 title of Season II and pushed his year-to-date earnings past $22 million. Colman’s year has him leading the 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year standings and the […]

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Feb 9, 2014 |

Seidel Tops Day 1 of Monster Field in LK Boutique $250K Challenge

Another record setting turnout at the 2014 Aussie Millions and another strong performance by Erik Seidel. The LK Boutique $250,000 Challenge drew a total of 37 entries from 26 unique players and Seidel finished Day 1 atop the leaderboard, bagging up 944,000. Seidel is having one helluva week. The Poker Hall of Famer finished 10th […]

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Jan 5, 2014 |

Martin Finger Grabs Chip Lead Late in Super High Roller

The 2014 PokerStars.net Caribbean Adventure kicked off on Sunday with the prestigious $100,000 Super High Roller. The day began with an even 40 players at their seats, topped out at 45 unique players with eight re-entries. At day’s end there were 40 players remaining with Martin Finger holding the chip lead after bagging up 829,000. […]

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Nov 18, 2013 |

Philipp Gruissem Goes Back-to-Back with Alpha8 St. Kitts Win

The WPT Alpha8 Saint Kitts event was the most successful stop yet of the young tour with 23 players creating 28 entries. Philipp Gruissem went back-to-back and won the event for $1.08 million after winning the London Alpha8 less than a month ago. Importantly for Gruissem, the event qualified for the 2013 BLUFF Player of […]

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