BetStars Makes Its US Debut in New Jersey
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BetStars Makes Its US Debut in New Jersey

September 15th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
BetStars, the sports betting arm of PokerStars is now live in New Jersey making it the eighth operator to do so since the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) was overturned. Announced on September 13, the move...
PokerStars Folds Unfold Poker in Favor of New Innovations
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PokerStars Folds Unfold Poker in Favor of New Innovations

September 12th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars is set to remove its latest innovation just a month after making it live across various international platforms. In a quote obtained by Pokerfuse, PokerStars Director of Poker Innovation and Operations Severin Rasset...
Short Deck Hold’em Takeover: Winning Poker Network Adds New Variant
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Short Deck Hold’em Takeover: Winning Poker Network Adds New Variant

September 10th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Short Deck Hold’em is starting to make its mark in the online arena, three years after it became the go-to game for high stakes players in Macau. Set to go live on the Winning Poker Network (WPN) on September 10, the Texas...
Online Qualifier Banks $1.2 Million After Winning Record-Breaking EPT
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Online Qualifier Banks $1.2 Million After Winning Record-Breaking EPT

September 3rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The largest ever European Poker Tour (EPT) main event has concluded thanks to an online qualifier called Piotr Nurzynski. Winning his way into the €5,300/$6,150 EPT Barcelona main event for just €250/$290, Nurzynski not only...
Partypoker Offers Exclusive Coaching Session with Bertrand Grospellier
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Partypoker Offers Exclusive Coaching Session with Bertrand Grospellier

August 28th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker is giving its KO Series some extra oomph by offering players the chance to win coaching with brand ambassador Bertrand Grospellier. To hype the start of the series on August 26, Partypoker announced that anyone who...
Former Senator Lashes Out at Predatory Online Gaming Industry
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Former Senator Lashes Out at Predatory Online Gaming Industry

August 23rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Online gaming operators engage in “predatory practices” and are a greater threat than terrorism according to a former US Senator from Arkansas, Blanche Lincoln. Airing her opinion in on op-ed for the Financial Times, Lincoln...
Pennsylvania Seeks Online Gaming With Help From Stars Group and Pokerstars
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Pennsylvania Seeks Online Gaming With Help From Stars Group and Pokerstars

August 13th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Pennsylvania poker players soon won’t have to leave the couch to play a hand thanks to a partnership between Mount Airy Casino Resort and The Stars Group. The Stars Group, which owns PokerStars, will team up with the...
Partypoker Hit with Second DDoS Attack of 2018
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Partypoker Hit with Second DDoS Attack of 2018

August 10th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker has suffered another DDoS attacked just five months after hackers brought down the site’s KO Series. In a tweet sent out on August 9, the operator apologized for the disruption and promised that players would be able...
Representative Robert Rita Ready to Debate Online Poker in Illinois
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Representative Robert Rita Ready to Debate Online Poker in Illinois

August 6th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Online poker in Illinois could become a reality thanks to the recent repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) and state representative Robert Rita. Continuing what’s become a five-year push for...
Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin Steal the Show at Charity Poker Event
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Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin Steal the Show at Charity Poker Event

August 2nd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Kim Kardashian, Phil Hellmuth and Bitcoin formed an unlikely alliance recently as they all featured in the first annual If Only charity poker tournament. Taking place inside the Forum in LA, the event was designed to raise money...