PokerStars Strikes First as UFC Star Joins Players NL Hold’em Championship
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PokerStars Strikes First as UFC Star Joins Players NL Hold’em Championship

January 2nd, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
PokerStars is taking full advantage of its celebrity ties ahead of the Player’s NL Hold’em Championship in a bid to start 2019 on a high. Following news that PokerStars was to become a global partner of the UFC and sponsor...
Newest Poker Trends in 2018: Short-Deck and Virtual Reality Take Hold
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Newest Poker Trends in 2018: Short-Deck and Virtual Reality Take Hold

December 27th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
Poker operators and broadcasters alike thought outside of the box in 2018, embracing the latest tech trends to entice new players. As poker’s demographics change and industry insiders move to attract more casual fans,...
PokerStars Winter Series Heats Up Holiday Season with $40 Million Prizepool
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PokerStars Winter Series Heats Up Holiday Season with $40 Million Prizepool

December 14th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
Hot on the heels of Partypoker hosting the richest online MTT in history, PokerStars is looking to up the ante with a new $40 million tournament series. Announced on December 12, the Winter Series will feature 60 events over a...
Partypoker Millions Online Heading for World Record Despite Slow Start
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Partypoker Millions Online Heading for World Record Despite Slow Start

December 3rd, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
The Partypoker Millions Online event could be in danger of missing its $20 million guarantee following a series of ups and downs during its first three opening flights. After announcing they wanted to break the record for the...
Arlie Shaban Rides Off with Another 12 Labors of Arlie Victory
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Arlie Shaban Rides Off with Another 12 Labors of Arlie Victory

November 23rd, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
Arlie Shaban has moved another step closer to winning a $30,000 PokerStars Platinum Pass after completing the eighth 12 Labors of Arlie challenge. Before embarking on his latest poker test, the Canadian had to decipher another...
Macau Casino Revenue Hits Four-Year High Despite Government Gambling Crackdown
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Macau Casino Revenue Hits Four-Year High Despite Government Gambling Crackdown

November 2nd, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
Casino revenue in Macau hit a four-year high in October, despite continued efforts by the Chinese government to crackdown on gambling. According to the latest figures released by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau,...
PASPA Repeal Brings Out Anti-Online Poker Provocateurs
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PASPA Repeal Brings Out Anti-Online Poker Provocateurs

September 28th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
The repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) might have opened the door to some unexpected problems for the online poker industry. When the US Supreme Court repealed the 1992 act outlawing sports...
Sami Kelopuro Closes Book on $69 Million Partypoker Powerfest
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Sami Kelopuro Closes Book on $69 Million Partypoker Powerfest

September 24th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
The latest Partypoker Powerfest Championship has wrapped up with Finnish high stakes pro Sami Kelopuro taking down the $5,200 main event. Following 15 days of online action that saw almost $70 million in prize money paid out, the...
Artificial Intelligence is Proving Its Better than Humans in Poker Showdown
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Artificial Intelligence is Proving Its Better than Humans in Poker Showdown

January 13th, 2017 | by Greg Shaun
The latest artificial intelligence (AI) vs. human poker showdown has seen the free-thinking computer open up an early lead at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, PA. Following on the heels of the 2015 battle between a computer program...
Poker Players Who Fell from Grace or Were Redeemed in 2016: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Sometimes All Three)
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Poker Players Who Fell from Grace or Were Redeemed in 2016: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Sometimes All Three)

December 30th, 2016 | by Greg Shaun
In 2016, a number of poker players were redeemed, while others took a tumble. At the World Series of Poker (WSOP), a couple of legends returned to the game, despite not exactly being welcomed back. Chris “Jesus” Ferguson and...