PokerStars Portugal Joins Forces with Its Peers in France and Spain
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PokerStars Portugal Joins Forces with Its Peers in France and Spain

May 25th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars Portugal has joined Europe’s new shared liquidity platform, meaning its players can now compete with those in France and Spain. The announcement was made on May 23 and is the first of its kind to happen since...
PokerGo Goes Big with New WSOP Streaming Schedule
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PokerGo Goes Big with New WSOP Streaming Schedule

May 23rd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
World Series of Poker (WSOP) viewers will be able to watch more events than ever before this summer thanks to PokerGo’s new streaming schedule. Announced on May 22, the expanded schedule will include 37 broadcasts, including...
Poker Players Alliance Positive After PASPA is Struck Down
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Poker Players Alliance Positive After PASPA is Struck Down

May 16th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) believes striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) could be a chance for US states to embrace regulated online poker. Commenting on the US Supreme Court’s ruling...
WSOP Changes the Game with UMG Esports Collaboration
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WSOP Changes the Game with UMG Esports Collaboration

May 11th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has unveiled one of its most unique innovations of the last few years by announcing a partnership with esports brand, UMG Media Corp. Moving with the times has been something WSOP bosses have...
SCOOP Winner Gordon Vayo Takes PokerStars to Court Over $692K Debt
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SCOOP Winner Gordon Vayo Takes PokerStars to Court Over $692K Debt

May 9th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
Poker pro Gordon Vayo is suing PokerStars for what he sees fraud, deceit and false advertising following his 2017 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) win. The 2016 WSOP Main Event runner-up made the headlines almost 12...
Taylor Black Shines Brightest in Partypoker Live Millions Finale
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Taylor Black Shines Brightest in Partypoker Live Millions Finale

May 4th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The Partypoker Live Millions festival in North America has come to a close after California’s Taylor Black took down the CAN$5,300 buy-in Main Event (US$4,100) on May 2. With the cashiers inside the Playground Poker Club,...
Chinese Poker Ban Doesn’t Worry PokerStars
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Chinese Poker Ban Doesn’t Worry PokerStars

May 2nd, 2018 | by Kaycee James
The recent Chinese poker ban might not hit some operators as hard as others according to comments from two industry insiders. A week after news broke that China would be implementing a ban on all poker app from June 1, 2018,...
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...