PS LIVE Manila Megastack 18: Final nine Main Event players on the hunt for the PHP 6.17 Million (~USD 110K) top prize, Norway’s Henrik Tollefsen stands in the lead

  The record-breaking Manila Megastack 18 Main Event has finally reached the closing end of its chapter with the final nine set to crown a champion this Sunday, February 25th. A total of 917 entries were recorded across four starting flights, generating a massive PHP 36,034,345 (~USD 644,500) prize pool to easily smash the PHP […]

PS LIVE Manila Megastack 18 sets new Main Event record with prize pool at PHP 36 Million (~USD 644K); 139 return to the felt

  After three days of grueling action, the PokerStars LIVE Manila Megastack 18 Main Event has finally concluded its qualifying rounds, racking up a total of 917 entries across four flights. The astounding turnout generated a record breaking prize pool of PHP 36,034,345 (~USD 644,500), making this season’s Main Event the richest in the tour’s […]

Online News: PokerStars launches new rewards program; GGPoker awards 50% rakeback for 100 days; BetOnline kicks off $3M GTD Championship Online Poker Series

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting online poker industry news from across the world and all platforms. PokerStars launches new rewards program Given the highly competitive online market, major operator PokerStars is getting ready to undertake a big change across its rewards program to benefit the majority of their player […]

Manila Super Series 18: Italy’s Paolo Boccaletti clinches Main Event title for PHP 1,692,000 (~USD 29,760) following four way deal

  PokerStars LIVE’s popular Manila Super Series has concluded its final round of festivities with its latest Main Event champion officially crowned to wrap up the festival. In just six hours of final table action, Italy’s Paolo Boccaletti clinched the victory after defeating China’s Xia Qi in heads up play. Boccaletti banked a career best […]

Manila Super Series 18: Main Event final nine is set with China’s Xia Qi in the forefront for the PHP 2,400,000 (~USD 42,232) top prize

The weeklong Manila Super Series 18 is down to its final day of festivities with the record-breaking Main Event set to crown a champion today. Three starting flights played through on schedule, collecting a stellar turnout of 1,034 entries for the tour’s richest PHP 13,239,336 (~USD 233,240) prize pool. Each flight played down to 15% […]

Manila Super Series 18: Main Event records richest PHP 13,239,336 (~USD 233,240) prize pool, Philippines’ Butch Bautista tops 154 qualifier list heading to Day 2

  The Manila Super Series 18 Main Event has wrapped up all starting flights on schedule following three days of nonstop action in the PokerStars hub at Okada Manila Resort & Casino, Philippines. Another stellar turnout was recorded in this season’s festivities with a total of 1,034 entries collected across three rounds of Day 1 […]

Manila Super Series 18 Main Event Day 2 Chip Count and Seat Draw

  PokerStars LIVE Manila Super Series 18 Main Event Review Dates: September 20-24, 2023 Buy in: PHP 15,000 (~USD 264) Guarantee: PHP 3,000,000 (~USD 52,842) Prize pool: PHP 13,239,336 (~USD 233,240) Entries: 1,034 ITM: 156 players Day 1 Results 1A: 198 entries / 30 advanced 1B: 311 entries / 47 advanced 1C: 525 entries / […]

Manila Super Series 18: Main Event Day 1B sees Philippines’ Mark Dela Cruz bag the biggest stack, Last chance to qualify Day 1C runs today

Six years in the running, PokerStars LIVE’s Manila Super Series has gained a steady following throughout its past seventeen installments, with the current edition on the right track to booking another success. The weeklong festival has so far played through two of three Main Event starting flights on schedule with the PHP 3,000,000 (~USD 52,842) […]

Manila Super Series 18: Main Event Day 1A wraps up with South Korea’s Shin Hyeonho in the lead; Two more starting flights ahead

A fan favorite festival across the Asian tournament scene, PokerStars’ Manila Super Series has always been a running hit within the poker community with its lower cost buy-ins and sizeable prize pools keeping everyone in tune. This edition’s Main Event follows its predecessors’ footsteps with a PHP 3,000,000 (~USD 52,842) guarantee, which is most likely […]