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Weekly Tournament Recap: October 8th

Well, the WCOOP and MiniFTOPS have come and gone, one of the biggest prizes in online poker have been awarded and now it’s time for the regular Sunday majors to take over the spotlight once again! As usual Sunday kicked off with the Sunday Warm – Up as 3227 players...

Weekly Tournament Recap: September 31th

Another WCOOP has come to an end and this one was better than ever! The Main Event saw a record breaking attendance of 2,133 players that created a prize pool of $10,665,500! But this was not the only WCOOP event of the weekend, so let’s take a look at some of the...

Weekly Tournament Recap: September 24th

Another very exiting weekend is in the books and the action was as hot as ever! Perhaps the biggest event of the weekend was the conclusion of yet another MiniFTOPS series with the $750,000 Guaranteed Main Event being played out. Action at PokerStars was pretty good...

Weekly Tournament Recap: September 17th

With the WCOOP and MiniFTOPS in full swing, the excitement is bigger than ever! Just this Sunday more than $7 million in prizes were awarded across the two series! Once again, let’s take a look at this weekends’ biggest winners. Sundays’ WCOOP events were packed...

Weekly Tournament Recap: September 3rd

Well, that’s it for summer, it’s back to school for kids and back to the grinding felt for pro’s with only fun summer memories to remember for the next 9 months… Even though the end of summer might be a bit depressing for some people, as usual, PokerStars and Full...

Weekly Tournament Recap: August 27th

Another FTOPS has come and gone, but don’t worry, high stakes tournament action is far from over. Over the next month you can catch the MiniFTOPS on Full Tilt Poker and the mother of all online tournament series – WCOOP (World Championship Of Online Poker). WCOOP is...

Weekly Tournament Recap: August 19th

With the FTOPS Main Event being played out over the weekend, the action was as good as ever on both Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars. The Main Event itself attracted 3,327 players, boosting the original $1.5m prizepool to just shy of $2m. But even though this was the...

Weekly Tournament Recap: August 12th

Unfortunately, summer is inching closer to the end with every passing day, but even though that means less fun outdoors and colder weather, it also means that more and more players will be steadily returning back to the virtual felt to play the best game in the world!...

Weekly Tournament Recap: August 5th

Despite August traditionally being the slowest month in online poker with many people preferring the outdoors to a good old poker game, this weekend saw an unexpected spike in attendance at the biggest tournament at PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker. Perhaps this has...

Weekly Tournament Recap: July 29

Just over a day ago the fifth Micro Millions series has crowned its last winner and is now officially in the books. Awarding millions of dollars across a 100 events, the Micro Millions series is quickly becoming one of the most dominant low stakes tournament series in...

Weekly Tournament Recap: July 22

In the mid – summer heat big prizes have been dealt out left and right over the weekend on both PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker. The Sunday Warm – Up and Sunday Million were both won by recently signed up players with less than 300 tournaments played between them....

Full Tilt Weekly Tournament Recap: July 6-7

The WSOP Main Event is well under way in Vegas and more than 6,000 players have showed up looking for that one and only Main Event bracelet. But even though action is huge in Vegas, action online never dies as the Sunday Million got almost the same amount of entries...

Full Tilt Weekly Tournament Recap: June 29-30

Another great weekend across the board on all the major sites with players steadily returning from the WSOP and numbers in the biggest weekend majors increasing just as steadily with their return. As usual action kicked off on Saturday with the first tournament in...

Full Tilt Weekly Tournament Recap: June 21-23

Another online poker Sunday is in the books at PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker. The two leading online poker rooms were jam-packed with players this week, and several notables were awarded big paydays across the many major events on the schedule. Let start off with...

WBCOOP 2013 – An Experiment

It’s that time of year again for the WBCOOP, and this time round, I’m going to be flying the FTR flag. I’ll also be recording the events for you guys to rip apart my play, and I’ll be setting up some threads in the forum for your responses....

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

With the 2012 Spring Championship of Online Poker in full swing, there has been plenty of action in the online poker world lately.  It seems all of the extra attention on the series has helped bring more players to PokerStars, and there has been a small trickle-down...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

This past weekend served as the proverbial “calm before the storm” that is the lead up to the 2012 Spring Championship of Online Poker. While Party Poker’s 2012 Poker Fest is in full swing, most other sites saw a bit of a drop-off in tournament...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

While the biggest news of the week might be PokerStars potential purchase of FullTilt Poker, there was still plenty of action on the felt, as Sunday tournaments continue to be on the rise. Taking the headlines this weekend was the start of Party Poker’s annual...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

This past weekend “celebrated” a big day in the history of online poker. Exactly one year removed from online poker’s Black Friday (April 15th, 2011), players from around the world entered big internet events with even bigger guarantees. While the...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

As we approach the one-year anniversary of online poker’s Black Friday, it is worth noting just how strong online tournaments are today. While the US government effectively shut out their citizens from playing online, the rest of the world has certainly picked...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

This weekend marked another strong showing for online poker tournaments, as most of the Sunday majors were well-attended events. Between Party Poker, iPoker, and Bwin, it seems the European sites are doing quite well for themselves. While they may never catch up to...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

The Tournament Report is back after a couple week hiatus. Online poker tournaments have continued to thrive in our absence, with prize pools and guarantees being upped across the board. There was also some big new this week as PokerStars announced the schedule for the...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

Another weekend of major poker tournaments is in the books, and once again, it seems tournament attendance and prize pools are on the rise. This past weekend there were two super-sized events, as Bwin bolstered their Sunday championship from $250k to $500k, and...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

Another Sunday or major tournaments is in the books, and with it, another weekend of massive prize pools and huge first place payouts.  Tournament attendance was again up across the board, with sites like Party Poker and PokerStars benefiting the most from another...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

This past weekend marked another milestone for online poker tournaments.  For the first time since Black Friday, PokerStars upped the guarantee in a large amount of their Sunday events, including the Sunday500.  To celebrate, PokerStars ran two tournaments for each...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

This past weekend was another strong showing for online poker tournaments.  While some might have expected action to be down with the Super Bowl on TV, the opposite actually held true.  In fact, this past weekend was one of the biggest of the last few months that did...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

Another successful weekend of online poker tournaments is in the books. This past Sunday was highlighted by the finale of the PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker, a new series that is comprised mainly of fast-paced tournaments.  The Main Event, a $1,500,000...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

Online poker tournaments saw a nice 2012 boost last weekend, as each major event flew past their respective guarantees. Unfortunately, it appears the new year excitement may have been short-lived as most events came back down to earth this past weekend.  While...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

Online poker tournaments continue to be on the rise as this past weekend another set of major tournaments concluded.  Even with Black Friday shocking the online poker world, it seems like it has taken less than a year to completely recover.  Even more good news could...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

With the past two Sundays falling on Christmas and New Years, it was easy to see why online tournament attendance had taken a bit of a dip. However, even the NFL playoffs this past Sunday could not keep players away from the Sunday majors.  Tournament attendance was...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

The STR would like to wish everyone a happy New Year.  The past two weekends have been interesting as Sunday has landed on Christmas and January 1st.  This has led to some lower attendance figures on smaller sites like iPoker and BWin.  However, there has still been...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

Online poker tournaments were a bit down this past weekend as most of the world celebrated the holidays.  Sites like Bwin and iPoker both dropped the guarantees on their biggest majors, down to $100k from $200k.  While this allowed them to reach their guarantees, it...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

Online poker history was made this past weekend as PokerStars celebrated its 10th anniversary in fine fashion. A huge slew of events awaited those wanting to grind Sunday tournaments, including a beefed up Sunday Million with a $10,000,000 guarantee.  There was also a...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

This past weekend marked another strong period for online poker tournaments.  With millions of dollars on the line, some of the best online players in the world gathered to take part in events on Party Poker, iPoker, and PokerStars.  While Sunday saw a lot of action,...

Weekend Tournament Wrap-Up

There was plenty of action in the world of online poker events this past weekend.  Taking the main stage was a special $1 buy-in event that looked to set the world record for number of entries in a poker tournament. Hosted by PokerStars, the $250,000 guaranteed...

Sunday Tournament Report 11/13/2011

Without a major tournament series on the horizon, online poker events are back to their standard tricks.  Coming of a strong 2011 Poker Fest, Party Poker was looking to have a big weekend of online MTTs.  Their biggest major, the Sunday $200,000 guaranteed, certainly...