Catch up on all of this week’s PokerStars Blog content…

  • “wangli0402” wins Sunday Million 13th Anniversary
  • Win a Trip to UFC237 by playing Tap out or Bluff
  • EPT Monte Carlo: All you need to know (and more)
  • VIDEO: Veldhuis checks back a straight

Plus:

Ask Shamus: When was the first…?

“wangli0402” WINS SUNDAY MILLION 13TH ANNIVERSARY

Two days of online poker. More than 61,000 players from around the world. Twelve million dollars distributed among the top 10,000 finishers. And for five players from Europe and Asia who outlasted the field to strike a deal among themselves, a six-figure score that will forever associate them with this historic anniversary.

China’s “wangli0402” would ultimately take it down for $611K, and PokerStars Blog’s Jason Kirk was on the rail throughout.

Read a full wrap of the Sunday Million Anniversary here.

Sunday Million 13th Anniversary

WIN A TRIP TO UFC237 IN RIO

UFC and poker fans should take note of a new contest running this week. It’s called Tap Out or Bluff. And for one winner, it will mean a trip of a lifetime to UFC237 in Rio next month.

That includes flights, accommodation, plus two tickets to the weigh-in and the fight itself.

So, if you like the idea of being ringside for one of the fights of the year…

Click here to find out how you can take part 

And here for Round 2

EPT MONTE CARLO: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Europe’s historical gambling capital plays annual host to one of the continent’s most celebrated poker events when the European Poker Tour (EPT) swings into Monte Carlo every springtime.

Kicking off on April 25, PokerStars Blog’s Howard Swains gives you the lowdown on the best places to stay, eat, drink, and bowl. Yes, bowl.

Here’s all you need to know about EPT Monte Carlo.

More to see in Monaco than just the inside of a tournament room

VIDEO: VELDHUIS CHECKS BACK A STRAIGHT

Lex Veldhuis recently played a hand on PokerStars in the $215 Bounty Builder which got a lot of attention on Twitter.

Here, the PokerStars Ambassador explains how it all went down.

Watch the video here, then let Veldhuis ‘Lexplain’ his thought process.

ASK SHAMUS: WHEN WAS THE FIRST…?

PokerStars Blog’s resident poker detective Short-stacked Shamus (aka Martin Harris) returned this week.

Here are answers to 10 questions about “poker firsts,” starting with that one about when the game was invented.

Check it out.

MORE CONTENT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED:

Tiger-like comebacks in poker

Brad Owen joins Poker in the Ears podcast

Help us celebrate reaching 200 Billion Hands on PokerStars

PokerStars School: Turning 75 cents into $32K

WEEKEND REVIEW: All the big results

Book Excerpt: “Poker & Pop Culture” by Martin Harris (due out in June)


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