The 2017 PokerStars Championship Bahamas kicks off a new era but many of the footprints of the PCA remain. The sheer size of the festival and resort overwhelm first time players with dozens of events in action in a day. Whether it’s the restart time of an event, the action of the day or where players are going for dinner, there are some social media accounts that are a must follow.
The official Twitter account of all live PokerStars events provides general information concerning the event. The account also answers most live player questions and they’re using #PSCBahamas during the festival.
The PokerStars Blog sets the standard for poker blogs and consistently brings some of the best journalistic coverage of the event. The blog goes beyond the chip counts and brings some of the best human stories from the tournament room.
The official account of the resort provides information and customer service for guests.
Neil Johnson is the Director of Live Poker Operations and has been a fixture of the European Poker Tour since its first season. He is the go-to source for any poker-related questions on the floor.
Kevin Mathers, aka KevMath, carved out a spot on Twitter for answering of all poker’s unanswerable questions – like seating charts, bank wire information or what to order at the bar.
Daniel Negreanu is the most well-known poker player on the planet, the face of PokerStars and doesn’t pull any punches on social media. He’s playing a full schedule of high roller events and posts from the table often.
Pokernews has been live reporting for PokerStars events for over a decade. They’ll have live reporting teams in place to follow all the high roller and Main Event action.
The new First Lady of Poker, Maria Ho, travels to the Bahamas for equal parts work and play.
Jason Mercier came back with a vengeance in 2016 after a downswing by his standards. The newly married Team PokerStars Pro looks to continue his heater in the Caribbean.