The game has its proponents and its many critics, and the debate is fierce. Daniel Negreanu, PokerStars' highest profile pro, publicly championed the new innovation and fanned the flames when he said it was winning players that were destroying the game, not new formats.

The Spin & Go Debate: PokerStars Responds

The introduction of lottery sit and gos has been the biggest shake-up to online poker since the introduction of fast-fold games, and the format has split the online poker community.

Anthony "TPirahna" Pirone,  one of the biggest Limit Hold‘em winners of all-time, is quitting poker to pursue daily fantasy sports.

Online Poker Legend Quits To Pursue Fantasy Sports

Needing to leave the country after Black Friday to continue making a living playing online poker, Anthony “TPirahna” Pirone is looking forward to being based back in the US and crushing Daily Fantasy Sports.

Traffic Watch

The online poker industry has experienced another disappointing week for the global cash game market which saw volumes falling 1.8%.

Pokerfuse PRO’s exclusive review of the online poker market across international, US and regulated European markets.

The Deal

PokerStars is increasingly getting on TV to promote its brand, with shows announced in Canada and France. TonyBet is sponsoring the first Open Face Chinese world championship in Prague and Adjarabet is having its most successful ever cash game promotion—The Poker Masters.

Promotional highlights of the week, including PokerStars, Adjarabet, TonyBet, EPN, Full Tilt and PokerStars France.

Regulation in Review: US

888 CEO Brian Mattingley, in an interview with pokerfuse PRO, criticized law enforcement efforts in states where online gaming is legalized.

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation in the US. This week: Pennsylvania, New Jersey and more.