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888 Given Green Light for Shared Liquidity in Portugal/Spain

Serviço Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos do Turismo de Portugal (SRIJ), the Portuguese gaming regulator has recently given 888 the go-ahead to offer shared liquidity online poker with neighboring Spain. Launched in early 2018, the shared liquidity project was a culmination of prolonged negotiations between the gaming regulators of Portugal, Spain, Italy, and France in […]

Poker Community Mourns Russian Poker Star Liliya Novikova

On Wednesday, June 12, the poker community received some very disturbing news that one of their own, Liliya “Liay5” Novikova had passed away at the young age in an accident at her home. The esports player and renowned Twitch streamer was found deceased in the bathtub by an elderly neighbor at her parents’ apartment. According […]

Daniel Negreanu, PokerStars Part Ways After Twelve Years

Barely a week after tying the knot with poker personality Amanda Leatherman, Daniel Negreanu has delivered yet another huge announcement. Taking to social media (specifically Twitter), the poker legend announced to his fans that he and PokerStars were ending their 12-year relationship which was arguably the world’s most high-profile sponsorship. “I have an important announcement […]

PokerStars to Debut 6+ Hold’em MTT’s as SCOOP side Events

PokerStars has recently announced that its highly-anticipated 6+ Hold’em will be finally making its debut as multi-table format during the upcoming SCOOP tournament series. The debut of the 6+ Hold’em multi-table tournaments (MTTs) comes just a few months after the successful January launch of 6+ Hold’em cash games across the international player pool. The poker operator […]

PokerStars Slapped with Fine by New Jersey Gaming Regulators

PokerStars which is considered to be the world’s largest poker site has recently been slapped with a fine by New Jersey gambling regulators. The $10,000 fine that the company’s sportsbook operation was slapped with is by far the largest sports betting fine ever issued in the state. While $10,000 is definitely a large amount of […]

PokerStars’ $75M Guaranteed SCOOP to Kick Off on May 12

PokerStars’ Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is set to make a return as from May 12 to May 17 and this time it will be featuring a record $75 million worth of guaranteed prize pools which will be further supplemented by at least $1 million guaranteed for every single day of the poker series. […]

PartyPoker Launches New Twitch Channel, Puffs Up Team Online

Renowned online poker operator PartyPoker has been very busy solidifying its place in the United States’ poker industry over the past couple of months. While some of the company’s moves have been unprecedented, it goes without saying that they make total sense especially when viewed from a business perspective – these developments have not only […]

PokerStars $5,200 Turbo Series A Success Despite Boycott

In response to recent changes made by PokerStars, last Sunday hundreds of poker player participated in a boycott that was organized by a group of the site’s high stakes poker players led by Belgian player “girafganger7”. Joining him were 250 more high stakes MTT players who opted not to participate in the $5,200 buy-in Turbo […]

PokerStars Signs Ramon Colillas as Brand Ambassador

Just a few days after Jeff Gross and Jaime Stables announced the end of their contracts with PokerStars, the company has signed Ramon Colillas, the winner of the PokerStars Player’s No-Limit Hold’em Championship, as their new brand ambassador. The poker star took the online poker industry by surprise when he emerged victorious at the $25,000 […]

Liquidity sharing Boosts European Online Poker Industries

As the United States continues to struggle with online poker legislation especially with regards to interstate online gambling, the online poker industries in various European countries – Spain, France, and Portugal – are already reaping the fruits of liquidity sharing. According to a joint regulatory statement that was released recently, the cross-border pact between the […]