The Stars Group Seals $4.7 Billion Deal for Sky Betting and Gaming
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The Stars Group Seals $4.7 Billion Deal for Sky Betting and Gaming

April 23rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Sky Poker is set to become a stablemate of PokerStars after The Stars Group agreed a $4.7 billion deal with CVC Capital Partners. Following an April 21 article from Reuters, mainstream media outlets in the UK have with run with...
First Franco-Spanish SCOOP from PokerStars Draws Big Numbers
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First Franco-Spanish SCOOP from PokerStars Draws Big Numbers

April 20th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The first French and Spanish Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) has proved to be a hit after the 100+ tournaments attracted buy-ins worth more than $12 million. Running between March 25 and April 9, the online festival...
Partypoker Creates New Currency for Tournament Lovers   
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Partypoker Creates New Currency for Tournament Lovers  

April 11th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker has announced the launch of a new tournament currency designed to give players more flexibility when it comes to spending their satellite prizes. At a time when alternative cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are all the...
Jennifer Tilly Leads Women in Poker Hall of Fame Nominees
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Jennifer Tilly Leads Women in Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

April 4th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Jennifer Tilly and 888Poker Ambassador Kara Scott are among the 11 famous and not so famous faces in the running for a place in the 2018 Women in Poker Hall of Fame. Announced at the start of April, the latest crop of candidates...
PokerStars India to Go Live on April 17
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PokerStars India to Go Live on April 17

March 28th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars India will go live in April and to celebrate the launch a special one-off freeroll worth $15,300 will welcome all new players. A little over a week since it announced plans to launch a new poker site in India,...
Jaime Staples Wins $150K Weight Loss Bet
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Jaime Staples Wins $150K Weight Loss Bet

March 26th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars Ambassador Jaime Staples has won $150,000 after losing enough weight to tip the scales at a lean 188.3 pounds. After agreeing the prop bet with businessman and poker player Bill Perkins last year, Staples had to weigh...
Cash Game Festival and MPN Poker Tour to Offer Ring Game and Tournament Players Best of Both Worlds in Joint Bratislava Event
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Cash Game Festival and MPN Poker Tour to Offer Ring Game and Tournament Players Best of Both Worlds in Joint Bratislava Event

March 17th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Next month, the Cash Game Festival and MPN Poker Tour are joining forces for the first time to offer players the best in both cash games and tournament poker. What’s more, they’re doing so in Bratislava, the capital city of...
Application Process for Pennsylvania Online Gaming Licenses to Open in April, Operations on Track for Year-End Launch
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Application Process for Pennsylvania Online Gaming Licenses to Open in April, Operations on Track for Year-End Launch

March 12th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Ever since Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf put his signature to legal online casinos five months ago, players have wondered when they’ll be able to log on and play. A launch of online operations is on track for years end, while...
Joe Mantegna and Lou Diamond Philips Join Forces for Upcoming 4th Annual Hollywood Cares Poker Invitational
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Joe Mantegna and Lou Diamond Philips Join Forces for Upcoming 4th Annual Hollywood Cares Poker Invitational

March 9th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Golden Globes nominee Lou Diamond Philips and Tony Award winner Joe Mantegna, who star in Longmire and Criminal Minds respectively, are giving up acting for an evening full of poker. Win a WSOP Seat On Sunday, March 18, the 4th...
New York’s Resorts World Catskills Debuts New 5,000-Square-Foot Poker Room
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New York’s Resorts World Catskills Debuts New 5,000-Square-Foot Poker Room

March 7th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
If you’re from New York, there’s a new game in town. On Monday, the Resorts World Catskills, which is located approximately 100 miles north of New York City, opened a 5,000-square-foot poker room to the public. New York’s...