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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.”


ElkY leaves PokerStars, and Gruissem joins partypoker. The Aussie Millions sets Main Event attendance record.
Aussie Records, Power Up Tweaks and Sponsors in the Spotlight: This Week in Online Poker

The sponsored pro shuffle continues this week, first with the announcement that long-standing PokerStars sponsored pro…


The Aussie Millions Poker Championship has set a new attendance record for its AUD $10,000 Main Event, attracting 800 entrants and beating a decade-old record.
Players Flock to Aussie Millions Months After Online Poker Went Dark

The Aussie Millions Poker Championship has set a new attendance record for its AUD $10,000 Main Event, attracting 800…


The use of live streaming as a method to promote poker continues to grow unabated. PokerStars added two new members to its Team Online last week, and earlier…
Live Streaming: Still the Hottest Vehicle for Promoting Poker

Both online and land-based poker providers continue to embrace the medium as a means to reaching their target audiences.


Brand ambassadors that specialize in live streaming poker have become increasingly routine. Land-based poker operators have also seen the potential to use live streaming to reach wider audiences and have embraced the real-time broadcasting of their products.
Live Streaming: Still the Hottest Vehicle for Promoting Poker

Both online and land-based poker providers continue to embrace the medium as a means to reaching their target audiences.


The Australian Government is aiming to clamp down on illegal offshore gambling with a plan to strengthen the Interactive Gambling Act and empower the Australian Communications and Media Authority to prohibit unlicensed igaming.
Regulation Insight

Australia, Lithuania, Spain, India, Isle of Man and more.


The concept of poker players selling pieces is becoming more evident to casual poker fans. Sports betting would likely be legal across most of the US if not for the efforts of the major sports leagues to keep the activity on the wrong side of the law for most Americans.
Reads of the Week

Selling pieces, navigating the sports betting landscape in the US, and more.


Player representatives traveled to Amaya headquarters for a meeting with PokerStars executives on Monday.
The Zeitgeist

PokerStars meeting, the intersection between online poker and daily fantasy sports continues and more.


The 2015 Aussie Millions is almost at an end with the winners of the Main Event and the $100k High Roller already decided—the AU$250k High Roller should end…
Aussie Millions Amateur Takes Down Main Event, Ivey Wins a Third Title in the $250k

Melbourne local Manny Stavropolous wins the Main Event, Richard Yong wins the $100k High Roller and Phil Ivey wins the LK Boutique $250k Challenge.


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.


A summary of the recent accomplishments of players ranked on the Global Poker Index.
The Global Poker Index Newsmakers: February 10, 2014

It was an All-Canadian heads-up battle as Amichai Barer (GPI#244) defeated Sorel Mizzi (GPI#40) to win the Main Event…


After a back and forth heads up match with Team PokerStars Online Pro, Issac Haxton, Ivey finally emerged victorious earning the prestigious high roller victory and the $4 million AUD first place prize.
Phil Ivey Wins Aussie Millions $250k Challenge

With a buyin as big at $250,000 one would expect plenty of the most recognizable names in poker to both take part and…


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The Garden State Super Series Fall 2018 Schedule Is Up
And it has over $450k in guarantees, with unlimited re-entries for all events in the lineup, including the $100k GTD Main Event. — read more »
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Will Kassouf Takes Off Mask To Reveal He’s Been Chino Rheem This Whole Time
Chino Rheem comes clean after the William Kassouf chip stealing incident, revealing he's been wearing portraying who the poker world has come to know as "William Kassouf" this whole time. — read more »
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