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Genting Poker Rooms to Close as British Coronavirus Lockdowns Bite
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Genting Poker Rooms to Close as British Coronavirus Lockdowns Bite

June 17th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
The Genting Poker Series (GPS) won’t return in 2020, or ever, following reports that venues across the UK are to cease operations. Although unconfirmed by Genting at the time of writing, insiders have said the operator has...
Critics Predict Dark Days as Las Vegas Lights Up After Coronavirus Lockdown
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Critics Predict Dark Days as Las Vegas Lights Up After Coronavirus Lockdown

June 8th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
Las Vegas is back open for business but not everyone is happy after images of casino revelers spark health concerns. Three months after being forced to close due to coronavirus, a selection of Vegas casinos reopened over the...
Run It Once and Phil Galfond to Help Las Vegas During Coronavirus Crisis
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Run It Once and Phil Galfond to Help Las Vegas During Coronavirus Crisis

April 10th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
Phil Galfond may be in the middle of a high-stakes match against VeniVidi1993 but that doesn’t mean the new coronavirus crisis has escaped his attention. With online operators realizing that it’s time to use the current spike...
Coronavirus Lockdown Spikes PokerStars’ Sunday Million Prizepool
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Coronavirus Lockdown Spikes PokerStars’ Sunday Million Prizepool

March 23rd, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars’ 14th Anniversary Sunday Million has become the latest beneficiary of self-isolation and now stands as one of the largest online MTTs in history. Even without the new coronavirus forcing people to stay indoors, the...
Coronavirus Crisis Could Super-Size PokerStars’ Anniversary Sunday Million
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Coronavirus Crisis Could Super-Size PokerStars’ Anniversary Sunday Million

March 20th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars is gearing up for its biggest ever Sunday Million this weekend as self-isolation becomes the norm in many parts of the world. With the new coronavirus putting businesses, casinos and people on lockdown, the need for...
Partypoker Live Suspends Activity in Europe as Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hits Hard
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Partypoker Live Suspends Activity in Europe as Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hits Hard

March 13th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker Live has become the latest victim of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) as event cancellations continue around the world. Following the postponement of tournaments across the US and Asia, Partypoker has put the kibosh on...
Live Streams to Bring Touch of Authenticity to WPT World Online Championships
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Live Streams to Bring Touch of Authenticity to WPT World Online Championships

July 17th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
The WPT World Online Poker Championships starts today with a special charity invitational before its $100 million main event schedule gets underway. To give the online festival a touch of WPT authenticity, live streams will run...
Phil Galfond Adds to Online Entertainment Trend with HUNL Legends Showdown
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Phil Galfond Adds to Online Entertainment Trend with HUNL Legends Showdown

July 3rd, 2020 | by Kaycee James
Phil Galfond is using his position within the high-stakes community to create another online spectacle for poker fans. Fresh off his own online challenges, the American is preparing to host a showdown for the ages. Although...
PokerStars Brings Poker and Sport Together with $50 Million Stadium Series
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PokerStars Brings Poker and Sport Together with $50 Million Stadium Series

June 24th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars is aiming to bridge the gap between poker and sports with a new $50 million online tournament festival. Known as the Stadium Series, the latest innovation from PokerStars will feature 102 MTTs and a unique structure....
Online Poker Surging in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, But Casinos Need to Reopen
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Online Poker Surging in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, But Casinos Need to Reopen

June 19th, 2020 | by Kaycee James
May’s online poker stats may not have been as impressive as April’s, but the revenue continues to flow in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Online poker operators in the Garden State raked $4,516,529 in May, while the Keystone...