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TSG has dealt an average of 2 million hands an hour, every hour of the day, for the last ten years. It covers a period that has seen the operator withdraw from the United States, pull out of Australia, and oversee the regulation in at least a dozen European jurisdictions.
PokerStars Has Been Dealing Online Poker Hands at the Same Rate for a Decade

Operator’s historic rate of 2 million hands an hour continues unabated, despite regulatory upheaval and overhaul to its player loyalty program.

Called simply “Spring Series,” it gets underway at the end of the month and will spread 50 events over a ten-day period.
iPoker Enters the Fray with €400,000 Spring Series

Set to run concurrently with Unibet’s UOSV, Spring Series spreads 50 mostly low-stakes events and a €100,000 Main Event.

SCOOP 2019 has a record-breaking $75 million guaranteed across over 200 tournaments. The series culminates in three Main Events, with guarantees of $2.5 million, $4 million and $5 million.
Guarantees Grow Once Again for PokerStars SCOOP 2019

Up on $10 million last year, the $75 million guarantee sets a record for largest online poker tournament series.

Founded only last year, Ascensus Interactive, under its PlayPCF brand and domain name, goes live on MPN.
More PPI Executives Launch Online Poker on MPN with “Players Come First” Poker

Trio of industry veterans with ties back to PPIPoker launch on MPN, two months after another PPI co-founder launched on the network.

The top five finishers in each leaderboard win a package to Tallinn in June valued at €1500. “We are delighted to collaborate with CGF to provide our customers with a bespoke promotion designed to reward their cash game players with the chance to win an amazing poker holiday.”
MPN Partners with Cash Game Festival for Online Poker Promotion

Leaderboard promotion will send 18 players to Tallinn for the upcoming CGF stop.

The relaunched games are emblazoned with the UFC logo in the lobby and the table is designed to resemble the famous octagon ring.
PokerStars Rebrands Spin & Gos as “UFC” Following Partnership Deal

Rather than the expected new game, “UFC Spin & Go” is just a new name for an existing, player-favorite format.

Total series guarantee is set at €400,000, a 14% increase on the €350,000 guaranteed over the previous three series and 33% on the inaugural series in February 2018.
Unibet Ups the Ante with Fifth Edition of its Online Series

Guarantees increased to €400,000 for UOS V.

Unibet has used Relax Gaming for online poker in the primary dot-com market for over five years, using its custom-built online poker software to run an independent online poker room.
Unibet Migrates to Relax Platform in France

Operator goes it alone in France as it moves its player base over to the unique, casual player-friendly Relax Gaming poker experience.

Publicly-listed Swedish online gambling company Enlabs has expanded its Optibet brand to include online poker under Latvian license.
GGNetwork Expands into Latvia with Optibet Poker Launch

The new online poker room is only the third licensed online poker room in Latvia, and only GGNetwork’s second skin in a European regulated market.

The operator is planning to run MILLIONS Online again this year, across the same period, with the same $20M guarantee.
Exclusive: Partypoker Will Bring Back MILLIONS Online with $20 Million Guarantee

The operator is planning to repeat 2018’s success of guaranteeing $20 million in a single online poker tournament, though the buy-in may double.

Given the small population of the state, whether any operators will be interested in launching online poker or not will likely hinge on whether the new Department of Justice opinion on the Wire Act stands.
West Virginia Becomes Fifth US State to Regulate Online Poker

The new law will take effect on June 7.

“Lex is certainly the kind of player we want aligned with our brand, who understands the industry and the needs of its community like no other.”
Lex Veldhuis Signs as Brand Ambassador of iGaming Payment Startup MuchBetter

The PokerStars pro will help the company, started by former PokerStars staff, to “refine its services” to the online poker community.

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