Liv Boeree grew up in Kent, England and received a first-class degree in Astrophysics from the University of Manchester before she played poker. She made her first appearance in the Ultimatepoker.com Showdown in 2005 where she was coached by Phil Hellmuth and Dave “Devilfish” Ulliott. In 2010 Boeree won the EPT San Remo Main Event which […]

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The two hottest topics at the ongoing PokerStars Championship in Prague this week? The return of the “old” PokerStars tournament brands and the introduction of a new high-roller event that will change high-roller events as we know them. Yes, PokerStars is bringing back the iconic European Poker Tour and its other regional brands. On top […]

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The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure has always been more than just a poker festival. As the kickoff to the poker year for the past decade it’s been a celebration of the game, a celebration of hard-earned camaraderie among grinders (both live and online) and, truly, a celebration of the poker life. As PokerStars has revealed over […]

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34 must-play events. A $1 million Winners promotion. Online satellites starting at 1c. 888poker will dominate the online poker scene again this January with the 3rd instalment of its revamped poker festival schedule. This time around it’s the XL Blizzard Series, which helps kicks off the online poker year in 2018 and follows in the trailblazing […]

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November has been quite a month for poker. Poker circuit stalwart Dominik Nitsche won the WSOPE One Drop High Roller for his biggest career score. Spaniard Marti Roca de Torres, a former teacher, turned €250 into a €1.1m WSOPE main event win. Chris “Jesus” Ferguson – he of the famed leather coat and cowboy hat and Full […]

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What better way is there to start off the New Year than with a couple of days of live poker? The WPT Deepstacks will kick off the poker year at the Spielbank in Berlin, Germany, from Jan 5-8 and you could be there all on 888poker’s dime. Not only are there multiple ways to satellite […]

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Did you recently walk past a shop and suddenly hear George Michael’s “Last Christmas” sounding out of the open doors? That’s when we know it’s Christmas time again. If you’re neither a big fan of shopping or of “Last Christmas,” this is a good time to stay in and play some hands. Starting today you […]

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Winner of our 2017 Spirit of Poker Rising Star Award, Espen Uhlen Jørstad is a man of many talents beyond poker. Among the many skills of his we learned about in a previous interview, though, there was one in particular that sparked our interest. Not only does Jørstad have a Bachelors degree in Food Science, he […]

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For a retired poker player, Fedor “CrownUpGuy” Holz still wins a lot of poker tournaments. Poker’s most famous retiree proved yet again how unstoppable he is both live and online as he triumphed over an elite field in the first event of PokerStars’ new online High Roller series. Meanwhile, in Hamburg, another German player in […]

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