PokerStars Meets PKO Guarantee Despite Boycott

February 19, 2019

A week ago, PokerStars, which is arguably the biggest poker site on the planet announced that it would introduce a number of key changes to its Stars Rewards program. With these new changes, poker players are set to see significant reductions in their rake-back rewards, and naturally, the customers especially the high-stakes players, are not very happy about this. From the looks of it all, it seems like PokerStars believes that the tournament players had been getting too much in return hence the changes. One of the most notable changes was in the number of points that players were awarded… Read More

PartyPoker and PokerStars Competing with $25K Tourney

April 10, 2018

PokerStars announced a $25,000 buy-in for a million-guaranteed win. The game is No-limit Hold’em. PartyPoker has answered this competitive decision with one of theirs called Millions World. PokerStars game is being held at the Atlantis Resort, located in the Bahamas. PokerStars has stated they are willing to give away $8 million free seats at the tables and provide the winner $1 million in a prize pool. PartyPoker’s answer is the 2018 Caribbean Poker Party, which will happen at the Baha Mar Resort, also in the Bahamas. Their tournament begins on May 19th and ends May 25th. They are offering $10… Read More

Chris ‘Big Huni’ Hunichen and Rainer Kempe Scores Big At PartyPoker’s 2017 Caribbean Poker Party

November 23, 2017

Former top-ranked online player, Chris “Big Huni” Hunichen on Tuesday racked up the highest live tournament score of his career by topping a field with 43 entries and winning the Partypoker $25,000 Caribbean Poker Party Super High Roller in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Other participants included Partypoker Ambassador Kristen Bicknell, Fedor Holz, Rainer Kempe as well as Steve O’Dwyer – the tournament which was hosted by the Melia Caribe Tropical Resort recorded 43 entries that added up to a cumulative prize pool of $1,042,750. Rainer Kempe joined Chris Hunichen to be one of the latest winners of the 2017 Caribbean… Read More