JavaScript must be enabled for Sign In.
Please check your broswer settings.

Home \ Community \ Blogs \

PokerStars News

Weekly news updates from PokerStars and PokerSchoolOnline.
Send PM

PokerStars News - February 20th

By: PSO Admin @ 08:35 (EST) / 131 / Comment ( 0 )

The 100 Million Players Celebration promotion is still running and will see more than 100 million StarsCoin given away through VIP Steps Challenges on PokerStars; up to $100,000 a day for 15 consecutive days randomly awarded to players who complete daily PokerStars Milestone Challenges; and a $100,000 Added VIP Club tournament on Saturday, February 27, featuring a buy-in of just 50 StarsCoin.
More info:

The number of chips PokerStars team pro Luca Pagano started with going into EPT Dublin Main Event Day 4 yesterday. Pagano has been cashing in EPT Main Events since Season 1 and secured his 21st cash on Thursday and he's also the only player remaining who has cashed in three EPT Dublin Main Events.
More info:

Top prize scooped by Vladas Tamasauskas in the UKIPT Dublin Main Event, which came to a finish on Sunday February 14. Tamasauskas beat 1,002 players from 50 countries around the world to win $176,900 of the £135,412 total prize pool.
Blog post:

First prize won by the latest PokerStars Sunday Million champion ‘Sr.Rouquinho’ from Czech Republic. The player topped a field of 5,494 claiming $171,854.75 in prize money from the $531,290 total prize pool. Blog post:

Top prize won by Mustapha Kanit from the Italy in the EPT12 €25,000 High Roller in Dublin on Sunday. Kanit topped a field of 58 players to take home the title and €501,640 from the total €971,940 total prize pool.
Blog Post:

The amount in prizes up for grabs with the FTOPS Jackpot– the ticket to the big one: FTOPS XXIX running from Monday, February 15th through 12:00 ET on Saturday, March 12th. More info:

The number of events running over 22 days of huge FTOPS XXIX action with over $1M guaranteed from this Sunday through Sunday, March 13th.In addition to great tournaments and wide-ranging buy-ins, the revamped series welcomes extra additions to the flagship poker festival, including: Golden Parachute, FTOPS Free Pass, Leaderboard and Bonus Prizes.
More info:

As part of the EPT Dublin tournament schedule, PokerStars' corporate giving programme Helping Hands hosted a poker tournament to raise money for charity. Forty players took part, including members of Team PokerStars Pro, as well as snooker legend Ken Doherty. The tournament raised €10,600 for Right To Play, which is a global organisation that uses the educational power of sports, games and play to provide disadvantaged children and young people in over 20 countries around the world with learning, health and social skills to overcome the effects of poverty, disease and war.

Pic Credit: Jules Pochy

The EPT Dublin Main Event is being streamed live on Watch the live coverage daily from 12.00 GMT, with a cards-up final table on Feb 20 from 14.00 GMT.
Watch here:

In order to comment, you must login or register.
Take Quiz
New here? Take our Poker Assessment to start your education.
already a member? sign in here
JavaScript must be enabled for Sign In.
Please check your broswer settings.
Learn From basics to advanced strategy
Practice Improve your skills with our trainers
Win! Establish yourself as a winning player
/Featured Promotions/
Progressive Jackpot Progressive Jackpot Playing our new 'Scratch & Match' game is free and very easy. If you match 3 symbols you win a prize!!!! View details
Earn 10 Tournament Tickets Today! Earn 10 Tournament Tickets Today! Invite your friends to join Poker School and you could earn up to 10 tournament tickets as a reward! View details

Getting PokerStars is easy: download and install the PokerStars game software, create your free player account, and validate your email address. Clicking on the download poker button will lead to the installation of compatible poker software on your PC of 51.7 MB, which will enable you to register and play poker on the PokerStars platform. To uninstall PokerStars use the Windows uninstaller: click Start > Control Panel and then select Add or Remove programs > Select PokerStars and click Uninstall or Remove.

Copyright (c) All rights reserved, Rational Group, Douglas Bay Complex, King Edward Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 1DZ. You can email us on