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PokerStars Tournament Payout of $39M a New Online Record
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

On May 21st, PokerStars paid out a total of $39 million in prize money, representing a new record high in the history of online poker. At the start of the day, the site had committed to forking out more than $29.5 million in tournament payouts, with the whopping... 

Mike Sexton Leaves WPT After 15 Glorious Years
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Mike Sexton joined the World Poker Tour back in 2002, and together with his commentary co-host Vince Van Patten, has helped elevate the brand into one of game’s most popular televised live tours. All good things must come to an end, though, and this week... 

Bruno Gagliasso Recruited by PartyPoker
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

South America has increasingly become the focus of many of the world’s biggest poker operators, with examples provided by the PokerStars sponsored Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT), or Bodog, which recently entered into a partnership deal with the H2 Poker... 

PKR Poker Files for Bankruptcy
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, May 8th, 2017

In August 2016, PKR took the poker scene by storm with its innovative next generation 3D poker software, and over the years has collected numerous industry awards, including at the British Poker Awards and the EGaming Review (EGR) Operator Awards. Just over a decade... 

Kevin Hart Now Promoting PokerStars
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Over the years, the world’s biggest online poker room has attracted some of the planet’s biggest stars to help promote the brand, including soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, and actor Aaron Paul from the hit series Breaking Bad. Now, PokerStars has pulled... 

Rannvijay Singha Becomes the Spartan Poker Ambassador
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

One of India’s most popular television presenters, Rannvijay Singha, has just been appointed as the very first brand ambassador of online poker website The Spartan Poker. Like many people across the vast sub-continent, the 34 year-old Mumbai resident is an... 

888poker To Introduce New Rewards Program on March 28th
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, March 7th, 2016

888poker is set to launch “888 Poker Club” on March 28th, which is an overhauled rewards program that rather than promoting a volume, rake based rewards system, will offer players incentives based upon their completing a series of challenges at the various... 

PartyPoker Eliminates Withdrawal Fees
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, February 12th, 2016

Last July, PartyPoker stopped charging fees on MasterCard, Visa, and bank transfers, with former PartyPoker Director of Games, Golan Shaked, commenting at the time that he was hoping to do likewise for the small number of payment processors who were still charging... 

PokerStars Sunday Million 10th Anniversary on March 20th
Written by S. Taylor | Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

On March 20th, PokerStars will mark the 10 year anniversary of its Sunday Million tournament by offering a $10 million guaranteed prize pool, and giving away 1,200 free seats via a weekly freeroll hyper-turbo satellite. In a departure from its usual single entry... 

PKR To Join Microgaming Network in March
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Innovative 3D poker site PKR has been running on an independent platform for the past decade, but has now decided to join one of the world’s biggest poker networks, namely the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN). The surprising news is just one of many new changes...