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Episode 30: Stealthy PokerStars, Neutered New Jersey, and Monopoly Madness

After a brief hiatus, the pokerfuse pair are back to discuss the latest in online poker. In this week's episode, Nick and Mike chew through the latest PokerStars reveals, including Stealth anonymous tables and spin and Go Flash. They then take a look at the latest in United States markets, and the overall slowdown in New Jersey investment. Finally, they look at interesting new developments out of Winamax, who recently explored building an internal HUD and launched a new Monopoly-themed ...

Episode 29: The end of MPN, Pending Pennsylvania, and Roads to the PSPC

In the pokerfuse podcast this week, Nick and Mike once again bring you three top stories from the world of online poker. To kick off the show, the surprise announcement of the closure of MPN is discussed. The pair talk about the reasons behind the closure, the future of poker at Microgaming, implications for the industry, impact to players, and who the main beneficiaries may be. In the second segment, Mike brings us the latest from Pennsylvania, where casinos and ...

Episode 28: No PCA in 2020, Run It Once to add SNGs by year's end, online poker bots make headlines

This week on the pokerfuse podcast Nick and Mike discuss the recent announcement that the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure will not return to The Bahamas in 2020. Run It Once Poker expects to have Sit & Gos by the end of the year, the guys share their thoughts about the site. And to wrap things up, with poker bots making headlines--including a recent report from Morgan Stanley-- the guys add their perspective on the topic.

Episode 27: Software Updates, PokerStars Pennsylvania Teases, and 888's Poker Woes

In this week's episode of the pokerfuse podcast, Nick and Mike take a look at major software client updates from PokerStars, partypoker, WPN and MPN; the pair reveal some exclusive details about PokerStars' planned online poker launch in Pennsylvania; and they dig into the numbers from 888's latest financial results.

Episode 26: Galfond Plays on his Own Site, Live Poker Investment in Spain, and MILLIONS Online Ramp Up Begins

Back from Barcelona, Mike and Nick dive back into the top online poker news of the week. The show kicks off with the pair discussing the motivations and potential PR pitfalls of Phil Galfond's authorization to play and stream on the real money online room that he founded. Following on from last week's PSPC announcement, the pokerfuse duo then discuss the high level investment in Spain both live and online. In the finally segment, the pair take a look at ...

Episode 25: PokerStars Player Championship Returns in 2020, Fall Tournament Series Overview, GGNetwork Unveils Smart Bet Sizing

The Pokerfuse Podcast comes to you live from sunny Barcelona, Spain where Nick and Mike talk about the return of the PokerStars Players NL Hold'em Championship in 2020. The highly successful PSPC is coming back in 2020 and the guys discuss what information they have about the tournament and Platinum Passes. They also compare the original that took place in The Bahamas in January with the newly announced event that takes place next August. The beginning of the fall online ...

Episode 24: PokerStars Table Limits, News from Pennsylvania, and Partypoker's Bot Battle

The pokerfuse pair are back after their summer break to bring you the latest in online poker news. Nick and Mike kick off the episode with a rundown of all the latest news from PokerStars, including the deployment of All-in Cashout, hints of a new tournament format called Swap Hold'em, and the surprise decision to limit the number of cash game tables to four. We then switch to US news, with Mike bringing you up to speed with all the ...


Episode 22: World Series of Poker Wrap Up, WSOP Online Bracelet Events Overview and Pennsylvania Online Casino Launch

Nick and Mike review some of the record breaking numbers and interesting facts from the 50th Anniversary World Series of Poker. The conversation then shifts to the WSOP.com online bracelet events and the trends that became apparent this year. In other news, the guys talk about the launch of online casino games in Pennsylvania, when online poker might be expected, and The Stars Group makes a deal for market access to New York in land-based sports betting and when/if online ...

Episode 21: WSOP Main Event, Pennsylvania Online Poker Launch, New partypoker and PokerStars features and More!

The guys discuss the participation of the WSOP Main Event and look at some of the remaining 106 players. Nick and Mike then preview the upcoming igaming launch in Pennsylvania. Talk then shifts to the new features being rolled out at partypoker and those pending at PokerStars. The pod wraps up with interesting developments in the regulated markets of Portugal and Sweden that touch some of the biggest online poker companies in the world.

Episode 20: WSOP Stats, 888 in Portugal, PokerStars Switzerland, and Hand Histories at Run it Once

Nick and Mike update you on all the latest from the world of poker, starting with some interesting stats coming from the World Series of Poker, plus details from the partypoker MILLIONS Las Vegas. The pair then take us through the thicket of regulatory news from Europe, with 888 finally approved for shared liquidity in Portugal, and operators readying for regulated online gaming in Switzerland. Finally, we touch on a small update from Run it Once Poker, and how it ...

Episode 19: partypoker changes, updates on the US online poker market, live poker events in Sochi Russia

On this week's pod, Nick and Mike discuss the changes at partypoker with analysis of the interview of partypoker's Tom Waters and Rob Yong and a recap of the information that has come out since. Pennsylvania is set to open its online poker market in 2 weeks time, and the guys discuss what they know about which online poker rooms will be ready at launch. Live poker in Sochi, Russia has become a priority for all of the major online ...

Special Edition 2 - Interview with Partypoker's Tom Waters and Rob Yong

In our second special edition on the pokerfuse podcast, your hosts Mike Gentile and Nick Jones sit down with Tom Waters, Head of Poker at partypoker, and Rob Yong, partypoker partner, to discuss the latest ecology changes at the online poker room. Topics discussed in this wide-reaching interview include: - The end of HUDs at partypoker. - The reasons for ending hand histories saved to the hard drive. - Rob's new #fairplay concept. - How the operator will police the ...

Episode 18: Good news about US online poker, Improvements at Run It Once, & legislative news in Europe

The news in the US about online poker keeps getting better. Nick and Mike bring you the latest developments surrounding the Wire Act and interstate liquidity sharing. The guys also discuss the latest round of updates to the Run It Once software and the news out of Europe about legislation that affects online poker in Switzerland and the Netherlands.

Episode 17: WSOP starts, US shared liquidity, Daniel Negreanu & PokerStars ambassadors, and Overlays in the Sunday Million and KO series

Nick and Mike are back at discussing the start of the World Series of Poker, the evolving situation with US shared liquidity for online poker, the changing landscape of PokerStars ambassadors including the departure of Daniel Negreanu, and recent overlays in the world of online poker tournaments.

Special Edition 1 - Interview w/David Sklansky

David Sklansky joins the Pokerfuse Podcast for its first Special Edition episode to discuss his new book The Theory of Poker Applied to No-Limit. In addition, Sklansky speculates on poker might help keep a person's brain healthy, the future of No Limit Hold'em and rules changes that could make it more difficult for artificial intelligence to be used in online poker.

Episode 16: partypoker Coming to Nevada? Various New Online Poker Software Updates, CNBC Coverage of Poker Staking

Nick and Mike discuss the potential of partypoker launching online poker in Nevada, they then take listeners through a slew of recent upgrades rolled out by various online poker operators including some cool innovative features, and they wrap up the topics of the week talking about the mainstream media coverage of poker staking that appeared on CNBC.

Episode 15: Spring MTTs in Full Bloom, TSG Q1 2019 and More Bots Crackdowns

With Mike OOO galavanting in Las Vegas, the pair still take time out of their busy schedule to bring you all the latest from the world of online poker: The latest in online poker tournaments from PokerStars, partypoker and GG Network, with some on-air breaking news; getting a handle on the first quarter financial results from The Stars Group; and the latest wave of bot account closures from partypoker and the issues with banning hand histories and HUDs.

Episode 14: Stars Group and FOX, New Jersey's Wire Act Court Case, MILLIONS Online and in Las Vegas

In this week's episode, Nick and Mike waste no time in diving into an in-depth discussion on Wednesday's big news on The Stars Group's partnership with FOX Sports, what it means for US sports betting, and any ramifications to online poker. Mike then provides a brief update on the latest on the regulatory front, and then the pair finish up with a discussion on partypoker's ambitious MILLIONS Online plan for next December, and their last-minute Las Vegas announcement.

Episode 13: An update on US shared liquidity and WSOP online events, new games on PokerStars, and the latest on Twitch poker-streamers

Nick and Mike kick off the show by discussing things they won't discuss on this episode. The guys update listeners on potential paths forward for shared liquidity in the US and the status of the upcoming WSOP online events. The conversation then shifts to more new games on PokerStars and things wrap up with news of the latest on the poker-streamer front.

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