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888poker has announced that it will head to Sochi for the first time for its next stop on its tour. Scheduled for August, 888Poker Live Sochi will be held at the Sochi Poker Club room located in the Sochi Casino and Resort.
888 Live Tour to Debut in Sochi

After partypoker and PokerStars, 888 becomes the latest international poker operator to head onto Russian soil.


Spartan announces the return of its marquee online tournament series, the Indian Online Poker Championship.
India’s The Spartan Poker to Return with Another Market-Record Online Tournament Series

Operator will once again create ripples in India with an 11 Crore ($1.58 million) IOPC series in July.


Partypoker has scheduled six more online tournament series that will be held in the next six months.
Partypoker Reveals Dates for all their Remaining 2019 Online Tournament Series

Half a dozen online tournament series has been scheduled in the next six months including $20 million guaranteed MILLIONS Online.


The online poker market in the state of Pennsylvania is set to make its debut on July 15 and with less than four weeks remaining, the million dollar question…
These Online Poker Rooms are Expected to Launch in Pennsylvania on July 15

With less than a month to go until the official launch of the online poker market in Pennsylvania, we take a look at the list of online poker rooms expected to go live in mid-July.


PokerStars will change the name of KO Poker to UFC KO and give it a new look, with tables designed to resemble the famous octagon ring.
PokerStars Rebrands KO Poker, Announces $10 Million UFC KO Poker Series

To coincide with the launch of new look KO tables, PokerStars will be hosting UFC KO Poker Series across all its major markets.


On June 17, partypoker deployed a major software platform upgrade forcing players to set a new player alias.
Partypoker Officially Adopts HUD Ban, Plans Fixed Buy-in Change

HUD ban and forced alias change comes into effect, as operator prepares to switch all cash games to 100 big blinds buy-in.


US-based technology giant Apple recently announced new rules for its App Store which could have a major impact on gambling operators.
Apple’s iOS Policy Change and its Expected Impact to Online Poker Operators

Real-money gaming developers have been given three months to build iOS native apps to remain approved for Apple’s App Store.


As players at partypoker prepare themselves for the upcoming ecology changes that will force them to change their screen names and put a ban on third-party…
Exclusive: partypoker to Implement Fixed Buy-in Functionality at Cash Games by the End of June

As a part of partypoker’s ongoing changes to improve ecology, all cash games will have a fixed 100 big-blind buy-in by the end of this month.


PokerStars.IN continues to expand its game offerings. Variants include heads-up, 6-max knockout, on-demand multi-table tournaments and the ten-handed Fifty50.
PokerStars India Launches Sit & Go Tournaments

Weeks after PokerStars launched 6+ Hold’em in India, the operator brings traditional SNGs to the market.


PokerStars' TRIO Series in the European segregated market paid out €9.2 million. In Italy, PokerStars hosted Turbo Week that awarded €1.5 million.
Third Wave of Spring Tournament Series Concludes

Trio Series on PokerStars.EU, Turbo Series on PokerStars.IT, and Monster Series on both partypoker.com and dot-EU finish the spring season.


As part of an ongoing effort to become a global poker tournament brand, WPT is set to make its debut on Australian soil with the announcement of WPT Australia.
World Poker Tour is Heading to Australia for the First Time

Through its partnership with The Star Gold Coast Casino in Queensland, the World Poker Tour will be hosting its inaugural WPT event in Australia this year.


While thousands of players from around the world have flocked to Sin City to play the 50th anniversary of the World Series of Poker, east coast grinders should…
Schedule for Borgata Summer Poker Open 2019 Released

The BSPO boasts $3.4 million in guarantees spread over 21 tournaments. in July.


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