Here’s a round-up from the week on PokerStars Blog…

  • Big names go deep as WSOP ME heads to Day 7
  • Amazing UFC prize up for grabs
  • Save the date! EPT Prague confirmed for December
  • Inside the Run It Up Live Home Game
  • Lex Live 2: London travel guide
  • How the Sunday Million was won (July 7)

WSOP MAIN EVENT HEADS INTO DAY 7

This year’s World Series of Poker Main Event is providing amazing story after amazing story (none more amazing for us here at PokerStars than Garry Gates’ epic run – go GG!)

Room to breathe in the Day 6 tournament area

Luckily for us, our man Howard Swains has been at the Rio in Las Vegas for the Main’s entirety, bringing us great interviews and features from the floor.

At the time of writing Day 6 has come to an end with just 35 players remaining, each guaranteed $261,430.

Head to the WSOP coverage hub for everything from Vegas.


AMAZING UFC PRIZE UP FOR GRABS

If you haven’t heard yet, PokerStars and UFC have teamed up to create a once-in-a-lifetime, VIP experience for one lucky PokerStars Player.

You could win:

• Octagon-side seats for #UFC241
• Your own office at UFC HQ
• Strap the belt on the winner of Cormier vs Miocic 2
• 1st-class travel and 5-star accommodation

And a whole lot more.

Click here for all the details on how you could win.


EPT PRAGUE CONFIRMED FOR DECEMBER

Get these dates marked on the calendar: December 6-17, 2019.

Prague Hilton

The European Poker Tour is returning to Hilton Hotel Prague in the Czech Republic for a full slate of tournaments, cash games, and general festive fun.

Head here for all the details.


INSIDE THE RUN IT UP LIVE HOME GAME

“Six friends sitting around a poker table, eating pizza, drinking beer. It could be absolutely anywhere in the poker-playing world, but somebody here says, “You’re going to break Twitch poker” and everybody else chuckles in agreement.

Inside the Run It Up Live home game

On the face of it, it’s just a home game in an anonymous house on a regular residential street, but the truth of it is something very different. The presence at the table of Jason Somerville should give the biggest hint that something special is afoot. This is actually the “Run It Up Live Home Game”, the latest concept from Somerville’s Run It Up studios. As ever with this outfit, it has the potential to turn the world of poker streaming on its head.”

Check out Howard Swains’ full article from Run It Up Live HQ in Las Vegas.


LEX LIVE 2: LONDON TRAVEL GUIDE

At the end of September, PokerStars Ambassador Lex Veldhuis will be hosting the second edition of Lex Live at the Aspers Casino in Westfield Stratford City.

That’s in London, baby.

Whether it’s recalling all of the hotels that you wanted to buy on Mayfair and Park Lane in your earlier years playing Monopoly, watching scenes of the Royal Family at Buckingham Palace, cheering one of the city’s football teams or laughing to episodes of Fleabag, we’ve all had a piece of London in our lives at some point.

If you haven’t had the chance to visit this metropolis yet, then there’s no better time than for Lex Live 2.

The 10-day festival runs from September 27 through October 6, 2019.

Here’s a guide to England’s capital if you’re planning to visit for the first time.


HOW THE SUNDAY MILLION WAS WON

This week we brought you the definitive account of the July 7th Sunday Million, featuring hand breakdowns, payout information, and even interviews with the final table players.

Find out how last week’s Sunday Million was won here.


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