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The World Poker Tour (WPT) has inked a four-year partnership with partypoker LIVE. The partnership will host up to seven international poker events across Canada and Europe in the four-year span, with each event offering up to €3 million in prize pool.
WPT Partners with partypoker LIVE for Events in Europe and Canada

The new partnership between the World Poker Tour and partypoker LIVE involves seven international events with over €21 million combined in guarantees.


It seems that global online poker site PokerStars is readying to launch yet another online poker variant: Six Plus Hold’em, also known as Short Deck…
Exclusive: PokerStars’ Next New Online Poker Game Could be Six Plus Hold’em

New leak suggests that the online poker room plans to launch 6+ Hold’em, also known as Short Deck Poker, the action-filled online poker variant that’s proved a hit in Asia.


PokerStars is planning a marketing push in India in the last quarter of this year, moving past what it calls a “soft launch” that started in April.
PokerStars Plans India Marketing Push in Q4 Following “Soft Launch”

Operator admits that the product “is not really ready” but plans to focus on the new market next quarter.


The site’s biggest tournament of the week, the Sunday Special, is set to become even bigger: Its guarantee has been doubled from 12 Lac ($17,820) to 25 Lac ($37,125).
Despite Overlays PokerStars India Raises Weekly Tournament Guarantees by 40%

Sunday Special doubled and Sunday Storm increased by a factor of ten as competition in the Indian market heats up.


Several operators over the past couple of years have been taking initiatives in an effort to make their games more appealing to casual players and therefore create a healthier poker ecology.
2018: The Year of the Blind Lobby

Simplifying the user experience and protecting the fragile poker ecosystem are some of the reasons more operators are moving towards the blind lobby alternative.


WSOP is running a fully slate of satellites in both Nevada and New Jersey. The official sponsors 888 and Winamax are offering a variety of satellites.
A Complete Guide to WSOP 2018 Online Qualifiers

888Poker and Winamax are once again the two authorized WSOP partners outside the US, while others offer unofficial packages.


PokerStars’ $10 million giveaway promoting its new Stars Rewards is still running in most markets. Jeff Gross and Marcel Luske top the list of new poker ambassador signings.
Latest in Online Poker Promotions and Marketing: July 2017 Brief

The latest brand ambassador signings, summer online poker series and more.


Indian independent online poker room PokerBaazi has scheduled the sixth Premier League Season, its flagship online poker tournament series which it claims as the largest ever to be held in the Indian market.
India’s PokerBaazi Schedules its Largest Online Poker Tournament Series Yet

Explosive growth of its flagship tournament series highlights market opportunity in the nascent Indian online poker market.


Whether PokerStars' Seat Me is a success may rely on how it polices the games. MPN is making a variety of changes, the most notable of which is a new heads up sit and go game with a countdown clock.
Poker Insight

PokerStars trials automated seating, MPN trials a timed heads up sit and go, Unibet fixes 71 things and the WSOP triples down online.


The state of Nagaland in Northeast India has issued its first two online skill games licenses, both permitting exclusively online poker.
Indian State of Nagaland Issues First Two Licenses for Online Poker

Khelo365 and ClubEmpire are now licensed to offer online poker internationally under Nagaland license, the first of its kind in the country.


Amaya accepts it would have to depart Australia if new amendment passes. Brazil's new law that would mark a complete overhaul of the country's approach to gambling now has its big day in the spotlight.
Regulation Insight

Australia, India, Brazil, Germany, Bulgaria and more.


PokerStars parent company Amaya will be looking to growth in India and Asia, and work is already underway in seeking a local partner to facilitate expansion, the company has stated.
Amaya Eyes Growth in India, Asia

While PokerStars already operates in India, the search for a local partner is expected to help boost growth in the region.


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