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PokerStars Scraps Power Up Game

PokerStars Scraps Power Up Game

After two years, PokerStars has decided to remove Power Up from its game offerings. The esports-based poker game offered players a unique gaming experience, but PokerStars has decided to shelve the title in order to make room for other games on the platform. What Is Power Up? Power Up plays out like a typical game […]

Data Entry Error Results in Robert Campbell Winning WSOP POY

Data Entry Error Results in Robert Campbell Winning WSOP POY

When the World Series of Poker Europe ended, it was announced that Daniel Negreanu was the Player of the Year, after accumulating over 3900 points. Now, it’s been revealed that a miscalculation of points has resulted in Robert Campbell actually winning the title. Over the course of the past few years, players across the poker […]

Tournament Dollars to Debut at PartyPoker This Week

Tournament Dollars to Debut at PartyPoker This Week

Partypoker has decided to change the way that online poker players gain entry into big tournaments. The poker room has done away with most satellites and has opted to introduce Tournament Dollars (T$) which will be making their debut on Sunday, October 27. The new scheme will provide players with a number of Tournament Dollars […]

Anonymous Tables Coming Soon to Poker Stars

Anonymous Tables Coming Soon to Poker Stars

Anonymous poker tables aren’t a new innovation in the online poker world but, when launched by PokerStars, they have the potential to make a big impact. PokerStars will be testing Stealth poker tables very soon and, while they didn’t change the game when Unibet and Bovada tried it years ago, anonymous tables will be an […]

MPN Announces v43 Software Update

MPN Announces v43 Software Update

Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) has announced an upcoming software update, which will provide players with an improved tournament experience. The announcement was made on Twitter, so only a few details are known thus far. What we know from MPN’s tweet is that there will be a change to the tournament lobby. It seems as though […]

Winning Poker Network Comes Under Fire for Bot and Rakeback Concerns

Winning Poker Network Comes Under Fire for Bot and Rakeback Concerns

The Winning Poker Network has come under fire for the way it has dealt with a number of important issues affecting players. The increasing presence of bots and underpayment of rakeback on WPN has angered plenty of players, who are eagerly waiting for the company to address these problems and clarify how it plans to […]

Asian Poker Tour (APT) Kicks off in Taipei, Taiwan Today

Asian Poker Tour (APT) Kicks off in Taipei, Taiwan Today

The Asian Poker Tour (APT) Taiwan is about to kick off in Taipei, and that’s 13 days of poker action for you right there. Starting today, October 9, there will be three separate events, setting the competitive cogs in motion. APT Taiwan Schedule & Events Event 1: Super High Rollers Warm Up Single Day with […]

Snead Takes Final Table at HPT Meadows Main Event and Wins

Snead Takes Final Table at HPT Meadows Main Event and Wins

After a four-hour showdown at the HPT Meadows Main Event, Calvin Snead, pushed his way to the top, grabbing the HPT Trophy and $61,080 in cash. Not only that, but Snead is going to use the $3,500 prize package to participate in the HPT Championships in St. Louis – a decent showing for the player. […]

PokerStars and Run It Up Introduce Chat Plays Poker

PokerStars and Run It Up Introduce Chat Plays Poker

At the poker tables, collaborating with other players is often considered to be collusion and this is usually not allowed. This has been the case even for streamed poker games. Even so, one of the best things about watching these poker streams is being able to speculate about what the player will do next and […]

It’s a Tight Race in the 2019 GPI Player of the Year Leaderboard

It’s a Tight Race in the 2019 GPI Player of the Year Leaderboard

We’ve seen plenty of activity on the 2019 GPI Player of the Year Leaderboard. Players have been swapping places constantly, and it really is anyone’s game this year. There are 10 very talented players at the top of the leaderboard in 2019, each with an impressive number of large cashes behind them. As 2019 comes […]