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...
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...