Latest PokerStars News

Rational Group continues its expansion into non-poker online gambling. The new Lottery Sit and Go format on PokerStars, dubbed Spin & Go, will make its way into other markets this year, possibly as early as August.

Software Snapshots

A weekly review of the latest software updates and upgrades in the online poker industry.

Bitcoin stimulates community debate. bwin launches "premium" client for select few, which apparently removes player points.

Checking Around

In our industry-focused picks from the discussion forums this week: Bitcoin, rake at PLO and a stealth “premium” launch at bwin.

Americas Cardroom attracts social gaming players. PokerStars offers play money VIP rewards, and for real money players, the chance to become a Protégé.

The Deal

Promotional highlights of the week, including PokerStars, Full Tilt, partypoker, Americas Cardroom and Carbon Poker.