PokerStars has unveiled a new poker variant dubbed Power Up that blends regular poker with a deck-building concept of "power" cards that can be used to influence the hand.

PokerStars has unveiled a new poker variant dubbed Power Up that blends regular poker with a deck-building concept of “power” cards that can be used to influence the hand.

After six months of playtesting, the game is currently in alpha testing for play chips with a select group of players in the United States. Real money games are “a long way off,” but appear to be on the road map.