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Tag: WCOOP

Five Thoughts: Forrest vs. Matusow, Polk vs. Bank of America, and More

Five Thoughts examines the beef between Ted Forrest and Mike Matusow, Doug Polk's issues with Bank of America, and more.

My First WCOOP: Team Pro Andre Akkari Talks About His First Time Playing from Brazil

In our latest edition of My First WCOOP, we caught up w/ Brazil’s Andre Akkari of PokerStars Team Pro to talk about his first time playing the online event.

Heads-Up with Ankush Mandavia: WCOOP Chop Leads to Biggest Score of His Career

Ankush Mandavia chopped the WCOOP 8-Max High Roller on Sunday for more than $585,000. He chatted with PokerNews about the huge score.

The Sunday Briefing: Mikal "mikal12345" Blomlie Wins Third WCOOP Title at PokerStars

Mikal "mikal12345" Blomlie won his third career WCOOP title at PokerStars, leaving him one shy of the all-time record. Get the full results in the Sunday Briefing.

UK Round-Up: Big Scores Galore for UK and Ireland Grinders

Discover what the most popular stories of the past week were from our UK & Ireland facing PokerNews portal.

My First WCOOP: Team Online's Naoya Kihara Reflects on His First Time Playing

In our inaugural edition of My First WCOOP, we caught up with Japan’s Naoya Kihara of PokerStars Team Online to talk about his first time playing.

The Sunday Briefing: WCOOP and MiniFTOPS Begin; Fabian Quoss Wins The Sunday Major

The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) and MiniFTOPS got underway this week, and Fabian Quoss won yet another major online tournament.

The PokerStars WCOOP Returns Sept. 7 With a $40 Million Prize Pool

Play for a share of at least $40 million in the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) from Sept. 7 to Sept. 28.

Francisco "paulwiter" García Talks About His Third Consecutive Year as Supernova Elite

The only Uruguayan player ever reach the Supernova Elite status for three consecutive years talks to PokerNews and confesses: "the crazy idea to click on the Porsche Cayman is always there."

Mark "dipthrong" Herm Earns Full Tilt Black Card Sponsorship with FTOPS Leaderboard Win

Mark "dipthrong" Herm won the FTOPS XXVI leaderboard competition for a four-month Black Card Sponsorship. Herm catted with PokerNews about the honor.

BlogNews Weekly: Gus Hansen's Big Day, Triple COOP Contenders, How to Beat TAG Players

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and partypoker.

PokerStars Announces Schedule for 2014 World Championship of Online Poker

PokerStars unveiled the schedule for the 2014 World Championship of Online Poker, featuring 66 events and $40 million in guarantees.

Grayson "gray31" Ramage Wins the PokerStars WCOOP Challenge Series Main Event for $502K

Grayson "gray31" Ramage beat 1,243 entrants to win the 2014 PokerStars WCOOP Challenge Main Event for $502,165.

The $7,000,000 Guaranteed WCOOP Challenge Series Starts Today on PokerStars

The series, which include nine different events split over the weekend, feature a hefty $ 7,000,000 total prize pool and nine tickets to the 2014 WCOOP Main Event.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Brits Bank Huge Scores

Check out this recap of the most popular stories of the past week from our UK & Ireland focussed site.

Romania's Luciana “luckyno75” Manolea Staying One Step Ahead of the Competition

Luciana "luckyno75" Manolea is one of Romania's most accomplished players. She sat down for a chat with PokerNews.

Five Thoughts: California and New York Discuss Bad Actors, Hansen's Break, and More

Five Thoughts looks at proposed poker-only legislation in California and New York, Gus Hansen's break, and more.

Tom "hitthehole" Middleton Wins 2014 WCOOP Challenge Series Main Event for $500,000

Tom “hitthehole” Middleton wins the 2014 PokerStars WCOOP Challenge Series Main Event for $500,000.

Shawn Buchanan Becomes First Player to Win "Triple COOP" at PokerStars

Poker pro Shawn Buchanan became the first player to claim the PokerStars "Triple COOP" (TCOOP, SCOOP and WCOOP victories).

Top 10 Stories of 2013: #3, German Domination

The Germans dominated everything in 2013, and one group of grinders netted nearly $19 million on the live tournament circuit.

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