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Liquidity Sharing Inspires New PokerStars $11 Million ‘COOP Festival
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Liquidity Sharing Inspires New PokerStars $11 Million ‘COOP Festival

October 17th, 2018 | by Kaycee James
PokerStars has launched its latest ‘COOP and this time the online tournament festival will bring together players from France, Spain and Portugal. Following the liquidity sharing pact that came into effect in July 2017,...
PokerStars Pros Negreanu and Boeree to Compete in Poker/Chess Mashup
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PokerStars Pros Negreanu and Boeree to Compete in Poker/Chess Mashup

October 12th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars is making more inroads into the world of chess with the help of team pros Daniel Negreanu, Liv Boeree and a unique tournament. The event is set to place on October 14 and will see the poker pair join forces with chess...
WPT Targets Two Growth Markets with FansUnite Deal
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WPT Targets Two Growth Markets with FansUnite Deal

October 10th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The convergence between online poker and blockchain-based technology continued recently after the World Poker Tour (WPT) joined forces with FansUnite Entertainment Inc. Announced on October 9, the a multi-faceted-deal that will...
Indian Online Poker Startup Achieves Industry First with Series A Funding
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Indian Online Poker Startup Achieves Industry First with Series A Funding

October 1st, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
The evolution of India’s online poker industry continues as fledgling site 9stacks becomes the first operator to raise money through a Series A funding model. Announced on October 1, the initiative will see 9Stacks receive 28...
Sami Kelopuro Closes Book on $69 Million Partypoker Powerfest
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Sami Kelopuro Closes Book on $69 Million Partypoker Powerfest

September 24th, 2018 | by Greg Shaun
The latest Partypoker Powerfest Championship has wrapped up with Finnish high stakes pro Sami Kelopuro taking down the $5,200 main event. Following 15 days of online action that saw almost $70 million in prize money paid out, the...
Satellite Qualifier Wins $1.3 Million in PokerStars WCOOP Main Event
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Satellite Qualifier Wins $1.3 Million in PokerStars WCOOP Main Event

September 19th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars’ World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) has crowned its 2018 main event champion after 25 hours of play. Getting underway on September 16, the $5,200 MTT saw 2,044 players ante-up in a bid to win the lion’s...
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...
WSOP Circuit Series Goes Online on September 18
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WSOP Circuit Series Goes Online on September 18

September 7th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is readying for the next stage of its online tournament venture, three years after hosting its first virtual bracelet event. Set to take place on WSOP.com between September 18 and September 30,...
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...
Fresh Rumors Suggest WSOP is on the Move From its Home at The Rio
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Fresh Rumors Suggest WSOP is on the Move From its Home at The Rio

August 30th, 2018 | by Brian Corlisse
Rumors that the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is set to move from its current home inside the Rio have resurfaced thanks to Las Vegas blog, Vital Vegas. Posted on site’s Twitter account, the news story that Caesars Entertainment...