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PokerStars and 888 stage celeb-heavy events in Monte Carlo and Barcelona

Online poker behemoths PokerStars and 888 have invited a bevy of stars to their Monte Carlo and Barcelona tournaments. PokerStars’ continued use of celebrities is interesting given that last month they seemed to have called time on the marketing technique. However, while they might have bid farewell to Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Neymar […]

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PokerStars launches Jackpot Poker

PokerStars has launched Jackpot Poker, a free-to-play social poker and casino game. The game has been made available to PC player via Steam, the world’s largest online gaming portal. Indeed, at its peak in January, Steam had well over 125 million active users. Of course, PokerStars prides itself on being the world’s largest online poker […]

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32 Red becomes latest online poker firm to quit Australia

32 Red has become that latest online poker firm to announce that it is quitting Australia. The decision came in the wake of the country’s Senate approving a series of amendments to national online gambling laws. News organisations are reporting that TTRpartners, the affiliate programme that promotes 32Red and its associated brands, had told affiliates […]

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Loss of La Liga stars won’t alter approach, claims PokerStars

A PokerStars representative has confirmed that the online poker room remains committed to working with pro athletes. This announcement comes in the wake of the company parting company with Real Madrid and Barcelona stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr. PokerStars quick to react to email misunderstanding Stories about PokerStars ditching their sporting ambassadors spread after […]

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Liv Boree hosts Red Bull mind game event

PokerStars ambassador Liv Boree co-hosted the Red Bull Escape Room World Championships in Budapest. Among the most prominent female poker players on the circuit, Boree shared the hosting duties with DJ and TV presenter Alex Zane. Red Bull finally catches poker fever Red Bull’s association with poker dates back to the 1990s when they were […]

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Australia to ban online poker

The Australian government has banned online poker. The Turnbull administration took the measure in a bid to close legislative loopholes that it believes lead to match and spot-fixing in professional sports. Although the Australian Online Poker Alliance and Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm made a strong case, the Australian Senate granted ascent to the Interactive […]

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PokerStars pleads for player patience

PokerStars has asked its player to be patient as it seeks to resolve issues arising from a hardware failure. The failure in question occurred between 6.10pm and 8.10pm EST on the night of Tuesday 14th March and lasted for two hours. PokerStars keen to address hardware issue Keen to address the issue, Pokerstars’ bigwig Severin […]

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PokerStars launches Live London Series

PokerStars has created a new low buy-in London Tour. The Amaya-owned company has partnered up with the Hippodrome Casino to present its new PokerStars Live London Series. It was only last summer that the company decided to puts its live events schedule on ice. Amaya bigwig explains company change of heart Vice President of Corporate […]

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