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As Executive Tournament Director McDonagh will be the point man for the company's flagship events. McDonagh first joined PokerStars back in 2007 as Tournament Director of the Asian Pacific Poker Tour.
PokerStars Appoints Danny McDonagh as Executive Tournament Director

McDonagh will head up the team behind the European Poker Tour as he hopes to give “a fresh perspective towards the flagship events of PokerStars.”


PokerStars is getting its money’s worth out of Daniel Negreanu today, as not only has he unveiled details of the biggest ever tournament in PokerStars…
Rising From The Ashes: PokerStars To Bring Back the European Poker Tour in 2018

Along with the iconic EPT brand, the LAPT and APPT will also return next year as PokerStars rethinks its live tour strategy.


Earlier this month, online gaming giant Amaya, with online gaming licenses in 17 jurisdictions around the world, announced new dates for its live Festival tour…
Two Very Different Online Poker Operators Focus on Latin America for Very Different Reasons

PokerStars announced new Festival dates, returning to many popular LAPT stops; meanwhile, offshore operator Bodog announced its plan to expand across the South American continent.


On Tuesday, online gaming giant Amaya, with online gaming licenses in 17 jurisdictions around the world, announced new dates for its live Festival tour with a focus on the Latin American market.
Two Very Different Operators, for Very Different Reasons, Focus on Latin America

PokerStars announced new Festival dates, returning to many popular LAPT stops; meanwhile, offshore operator Bodog announces its plan to expand across the South American continent.


More new games at partypoker. 888 trials new client version.
Poker Insight

New online poker games, updated software, changes to the way fans will watch poker, the first-ever European shared liquidity agreement and more.


Since winning the bid for bwin.party, GVC's share price has fallen leaving the value of their offer roughly the same as the previous bid from 888 Holdings.
Industry Insight

Amaya, Betsson, Unibet, XLMedia, NYX Gaming, bwin.party and more.


German online poker is put at risk by the local decision of a bank in Saxony. The Italian Delega Fiscale, which will introduce new taxes and a new advertising regime for gambling, is likely to be implemented in late September.
Regulation Insight

A good week in Pennsylvania, but threats arise in Germany.


The Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Nanjing Millions has been halted after local authorities questioned its legality.
Nanjing Millions Postponed After Three Day’s Play

The government action is not yet well understood—either a change in policy has occurred, or there simply has been a minor infraction of local regulations, in which case the event could be resumed.


Low buy-in tournament series are the flavor of the month, but that doesn’t necessarily mean small prize pools.
Marketing Insight

888poker is putting on a special edition of the Whale tournament, increasing the guarantee by 250% to $500k.


Following on from the first ever Beijing Millions last July, PokerStars has announced that a Nanjing Millions tournament will be held in April this year.
PokerStars Builds China Strategy with Nanjing Millions

Amaya looks to the East for growth in online poker.


The detailed schedule for the 2015 Aussie Millions tournament series includes three of the top tournaments held each year in the Southern hemisphere.
2015 Aussie Millions Schedule Offers Big Buy-Ins and a Variety of Formats

Phil Ivey is expected to go for his third win in the AU$250k buy in super high roller event.


The poker action in Beijing will commence on Friday, July 18 with a nine day event. The APPT is sponsored by PokerStars and is scheduled to host a total of 17 tournament events by the end of the 2014 calendar year.
First Ever Beijing Millions Set for July 18

Beijing Star Poker Club to host APPT series.


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