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Partypoker Takes Fight to Bots and Natural Disasters
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Partypoker Takes Fight to Bots and Natural Disasters

September 23rd, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
Partypoker is doing its bit for good causes by battling bots and helping those displaced by Hurricane Dorian. According to the latest statistics released by its security team, 48 bots were taken offline in August. By deactivating...
Microgaming Waves Goodbye to Poker Network After 16 Years
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Microgaming Waves Goodbye to Poker Network After 16 Years

September 20th, 2019 | by Kaycee James
It’s been a week a major announcements for the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) after it disclosed information about bot activity and its impending closure. Despite being one of the quieter online poker operators, MPN has lit up...
Online Poker Sites Stumble During $150 Million MTT Goldrush
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Online Poker Sites Stumble During $150 Million MTT Goldrush

September 18th, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
September is a big month for online poker players with more than $150 million in MTT guarantees but things haven’t gone quite to plan for the big three. With thousands of players hungry for added value, PokerStars, Partypoker...
Seven-Figure Finishes for Ben Tollerene and Cary Katz as British Poker Open Concludes
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Seven-Figure Finishes for Ben Tollerene and Cary Katz as British Poker Open Concludes

September 16th, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
The British Poker Open has come to a glittering conclusion thanks to American pros Ben Tollerene and Cary Katz. With the eyes of the poker world on the British capital, expectations for the final events were high. Alongside a...
PokerStars Breaks New Ground with Virtual Reality Poker Tour
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PokerStars Breaks New Ground with Virtual Reality Poker Tour

September 13th, 2019 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars may have pulled the plug on its long-running Caribbean Adventure but the tournament team has just powered up another interesting innovation. Adding the next layer to its virtual reality (VR) product, PokerStars has...
$5.4 Million Bluffs Lands Goldman Sachs’ VP in Jail on Fraud Charges
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$5.4 Million Bluffs Lands Goldman Sachs’ VP in Jail on Fraud Charges

September 11th, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
Goldman Sachs’ vice-president Ashwani Jhunjhunwala has been accused of stealing $5.4 million to pay off alleged poker debts. Breaking on September 10, the news will come as a blow to poker’s image in Jhunjhunwala’s native...
More than $420,000 on Offer as India Poker Championship Gets Underway
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More than $420,000 on Offer as India Poker Championship Gets Underway

September 9th, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
The India Poker Championship (IPC) is set to get underway this week and provide another example of the game’s growing popularity in the region. First announced back in July, the Spartan Poker-run event will take place onboard...
Partypoker Rolls Out Another Series of Less Controversial Updates
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Partypoker Rolls Out Another Series of Less Controversial Updates

September 6th, 2019 | by Kaycee James
Partypoker has rolled out another series of innovations just weeks after a previous updated caused uproar among some factions of the online poker community. Following changes that saw player tracking software banned, Partypoker...
Partypoker Looking to Hit Hard with $30 Million KO Series Guarantee
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Partypoker Looking to Hit Hard with $30 Million KO Series Guarantee

September 4th, 2019 | by Jason Reynolds
It might have been announced at the last minute but the sixth KO Series looks set to pack a punch. Getting underway on September 8, Partypoker’s online festival will feature 283 MTTs and $30 million in guaranteed prize money....
EPT Barcelona Does It Again As Records Fall and Simon Brandstrom Banks $1.4 Million
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EPT Barcelona Does It Again As Records Fall and Simon Brandstrom Banks $1.4 Million

September 2nd, 2019 | by Greg Shaun
Another European Poker Tour (EPT) record has fallen in Barcelona, this time after Simon Brandstrom triumphed in the $5,300/$5,780 main event. Just days after the EPT Barcelona National event set new standards with 4,682 entries,...