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Special Edition 6: Interview with Alex Scott

On this special edition of the Pokerfuse Podcast, former Managing director of MPN, Alex Scott, joins Mike to discuss some of the current trends in online poker including the use of real names at the tables and rise in popularity of phased tournaments.Other topics on the table include the evolution of online poker rewards systems, bots, third-party software policies and more.

Special Edition 5: Interview with JC Antoine of GGPoker

On this special edition of the Pokerfuse Podcast, Mike sits down with the Head of the GGPoker Network, Jean-Christophe Antoine.In addition to reviewing the recent success of the WSOP Super Circuit Series, Mike and JC also discuss the breaking news that GGPoker will be hosting WSOP Online Bracelet Events this summer.The discussion that follows touches on the things that make the GGPoker software stand out from its competition and JC's insights and opinions on the greater online poker industry.

Special Edition 4: Interview with Eric Hollreiser

On this special edition of the Pokerfuse Podcast, Mike sits down with former Head of Corporate Communications and Global Poker Marketing for PokerStars, Eric Hollreiser.Eric shares his thoughts on his proudest moments with the company and then he reflects back on what is viewed by many as the lowest point for the company, how it handled the removal of the Supernova Elite program.The conversation then shift to the future of online poker as Eric shares his opinions on innovation in ...

Episode 47: Highly Successful Sunday Majors, Live Poker Tournaments and Home Games Move Online and Online Poker Cash Game Traffic Explodes

Online poker had its biggest weekend of the year with the biggest Sunday Majors all surpassing their guarantees. Nick and Mike provide perspective around the big numbers from the weekend.With the cancellation of all live poker events, some operators are even home game organizers are moving their poker games online. Find out where you can play or host your next game.Traffic at the cash game tables have reached a level not seen in years. The guys provide historical context around ...

Episode 46: How the Coronavirus is Impacting Both Live and Online Poker and PokerStars Releases Swap Hold'em

The coronavirus has caused the cancellation of all live poker for the foreseeable future. Nick and Mike bring you the latest and discuss possible alternatives for the World Series of Poker.With so many people staying at home, online poker is booming. Operators are chipping in to convert some live events to online, and they are raising guarantees for those that now have some unexpected time on their hands.PokerStars has released yet another poker variant. The guys tell you about the ...

Episode 45: Coronavirus Causes Poker Event Cancellations, PokerStars and partypoker Report 2019 Financials and the Global Poker Awards!

The poker world is not immune to the coronavirus as poker operators cancel a slew of live events. Nick and Mike run down which upcoming events have been cancelled so far and speculate on the fate of some of the bigger events happening later in the year.The full year financial reports for the parent companies of PokerStars and partypoker are out, the guys bring you the top line figures and discuss what might impact online poker's success in 2020.The Global ...

Episode 45: Coronavirus Causes Poker Event Cancellations, PokerStars and partypoker Report 2019 Financials and the Global Poker Awards!

The poker world is not immune to the coronavirus as poker operators cancel a slew of live events. Nick and Mike run down which upcoming events have been cancelled so far and speculate on the fate of some of the bigger events happening later in the year.The full year financial reports for the parent companies of PokerStars and partypoker are out, the guys bring you the top line figures and discuss what might impact online poker's success in 2020.The Global ...

Episode 44: Unibet Poker Celebrates its 6th Birthday, PokerStars Offers Direct Satellites to PSPC 2020 & Side Bets are Live on PokerStars

Unibet Poker is celebrating its 6th birthday. Nick and Mike take a look what makes Unibet special and what players on the platform can expect in the future. PokerStars has begun offering direct satellites into the 2020 PSPC, the guys tell you how you can qualify for those satellites and breakdown the number of Platinum Passes given away so far. And finally, PokerStars has gone live with its new side bet feature. The guys breakdown how this new feature works ...

Episode 43: Recent Online Poker Software Updates, 2020 WSOP Online Bracelet Events and Run It Once Poker Turns 1 Year Old

Online poker operators have been upgrading their software. Nick and Mike take you through some of the new features and games that have become available. The World Series of Poker has announced their online bracelet events for this summer. The guys discuss the new emphasis on the online game by the WSOP and add meaningful perspective to top line items. And finally, Run It Once Poker has turned 1 year old. The guys look back at its first year and ...

Episode 42: partypoker Millions and PokerStars PSPC promotions, Prospects for New York Online Poker and All In Sit N Gos trialed in Spain

There has been a lot of news about major live poker tournaments scheduled for 2020, Nick and Mike are back to tell you about what to expect from the partypoker Millions events and the PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC). Also this week, a court ruling in New York could pose a threat to proposed online poker legislation in the state and PokerStars is trialing a controversial poker game in Spain.

Episode 41: Brand Ambassadors for Online Poker Companies On the Move, Sunday Majors Overlay and Updates to the partypoker Software

There is more movement with online poker sponsored pros, Nick and Mike discuss the news and implications. The big three Sunday tournaments all failed to meet their guarantees this past week, the guys look at the extra value created for players and talk about the possible link to the Super Bowl. And, partypoker has released another batch of changes to its online poker software. Find out was is new and what is still in the pipeline.

Episode 40: PokerStars' New Lobby, the Arrest of PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg and the Rising Sunday Major GG Masters

PokerStars is getting ready to roll out a new lobby design, they have brought back the Hold'em/Omaha hybrid game Fusion and we may also see 6 Card Omaha at PokerStars in the near future. Nick and Mike also discuss the recent arrest of PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg, and they break down the new Sunday Major online poker tournament, GG Masters.

Episode 39: PokerStars' New Side Bets Feature, New Online Poker Bills in the US and a New Batch of Online Poker Tournaments

PokerStars is rolling out a new feature called Side Bets and Nick and Mike discuss the details. Then the guys talk about some of the new bills that have been introduced in the US that could legalize online poker in those states, and they wrap things up with news of the latest online poker tournament series and the trend towards freezeouts in both live and online poker tournaments.

Episode 38: Jason Somerville Leaves PokerStars, Michigan Legalizes Online Poker and partypoker Could Soon Open in Nevada

January is typically a time that we see a lot of movement with regard to sponsored online poker pros. Nick and Mike discuss this year's announcements including the departure of Jason Somerville from PokerStars. On the US online poker front, Michigan has legalized online poker, the Wire Act case had some developments over the holiday period and is partypoker preparing to launch in Nevada?

Special Edition 3 - Interview with MPN Managing Director of Poker Alex Scott

On this special edition of the pod, Nick and Mike sit down with Alex Scott, Managing Director of Poker for Microgaming. With the network preparing to close down, Alex and the guys get into the reasons why behind the decision and a bunch of other interesting topics including why online poker operators run live poker events, what it's like to lead the development of a next-gen online poker platform, the truth about hand histories and anonymous tables, what it was ...

Episode 37: High-profile Sunday Online Poker Tournaments, Pennsylvania & PACOOP start strong and Michigan is About to Legalize Online Poker

Sunday online poker tournaments with big guarantees are popular with players, Nick and Mike discuss the recent performance of the PokerStars Half-Price Sunday Million, the partypoker Million and the partypoker MILLIONS Online as well as highlight the upcoming Winter Series.The US online poker market is heating. The guys cover the recent success of PokerStars PA, what that means for online poker in New Jersey and the status of online poker legislation in Michigan.

Episode 36: Several Operators Introduce Changes to Their Lottery-Style SNGs, PokerStars PA 1 Month In and 2 Skins Moving to partypoker

Several online poker sites are tweaking the structures and payouts of their lottery-style sit and go offerings. Nick and Mike cover all the latest changes and discuss the implications.PokerStars PA has been live for a month. The guys take a look at how online poker has been received in Pennsylvania, compare its performance to other regulated markets and check in on the state’s first online poker tournament series, PACOOP.And finally, find out which two online poker rooms are set to ...

Episode 35: Partypoker Mobile, Run it Once Legends and PokerStars' Traffic Spike

Nick and Mike take us through the big stories in online poker this week. Partypoker has a new mobile client out, and it brings a new portrait design to the Spins table. It also adds a curious new social currency called Diamonds - will it be a hit?Run it Once has gone back to the drawing board with its rewards program. In response to customer feedback, the online poker upstart has added in a more traditional rewards program, called Legends, ...

Episode 34: PokerStars Releases New Games, Red Star Poker Announces Its New Network Partner and Daniel Negreanu Signs with GGPoker

Deep Water Hold'em and Tempest Hold'em are the newest games to hit PokerStars, Nick and Mike tell you how they are played and discuss what sets them apart. Red Star Poker becomes the first MPN skin to announce its new home, the guys talk about what options they had and who might be next to move on before the network closes. Then Samantha is back to talk about Daniel Negreanu signing with GGPoker.

Episode 33: PokerStars Pulls Power Up But New Games Are Coming, Pennsylvania & Wire Act Updates and More Ambassadors Leave PokerStars

Power Up is on its way out at PokerStars, but we have uncovered some new games that are on their way, Nick and Mike discuss what they are and how they might be different from standard Texas Hold'em. The guys also talk about updates to the Wire Act case and the announcement of PACOOP. Samantha then joins to pod to talk listeners through the ever-changing landscape of poker ambassadors at PokerStars.

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