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The PokerStars SCOOP is creating plenty of headlines as it moves towards the Main Event which will guarantee $1 million to the winner.
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Viktor “Isildur1” Blom will live stream a ten hour Twitch session from Unibet.


The last site operated by a French casino, MyJoaPok, will shortly close. It will be followed by eFortuny in Spain, which will no longer offer online poker. Both operators claim that the regulated markets have become unviable.
Poker Room Insight

The PokerStars SCOOP is on course to pay out much more than the $40 million in tournament guarantees.


Carbon Poker, which is one of the top sites on the Merge Gaming network, has announced the end of its affiliate program from June 1.
Carbon Poker Stops Its Affiliate Program

Existing revenue share agreements will continue, but no payments will be made for new sign-ups from June 1.


PokerStars plans to double its online poker revenues. PKR adds a 2D table to help multi-tabling.
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WSOP tries to benefit from the Borgata Spring Poker Open, and PokerStars gets into the sports betting market.


New Jersey isn’t going to get a new poker room from Pala Interactive, at least not for now. The company will concentrate on its casino offering.
Poker Room Insight

Tournament innovation from PokerStars for this year’s SCOOP and updated Ongame Italy software offers missions and achievements.


The UK’s new gambling laws have made much of the news again this week, as the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) legal challenge forces a one month delay.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: The EU, UK, Sweden, India, Denmark, Hungary, Canada, Gibraltar, Spain & PokerStars.


Full Tilt plans to make no reduction to the VIP program for UK players—“you will continue to have access to all games and offers available at Full Tilt,” it reads.
UK Online Poker: Full Tilt, Unibet Won’t Cut Rewards, Carbon Withdraws

Two major operators have indicated VIP programs will stay the same when the new UK licensing regime comes into effect next week.


Mobile updates at PKR, with major desktop client update expected this quarter. Merge unveils new ultra-fast SNG format.
Software Snapshots

A weekly review of the latest platform updates in the online poker industry, including PKR, Full Tilt, PokerStars, Merge Gaming and more.


Americas Cardroom attracts social gaming players. PokerStars offers play money VIP rewards, and for real money players, the chance to become a Protégé.
The Deal

Promotional highlights of the week, including PokerStars, Full Tilt, partypoker, Americas Cardroom and Carbon Poker.


The Carbon Online Poker Series III is set for this September and will guarantee $2 million in prizes over 79 events.
Carbon Poker Announces Third “Online Poker Series” for September

Carbon Poker, a member of the Merge Gaming Network, has announced the fourth installment of its “Online Poker…


Carbon Poker, the flagship website of the Merge Gaming Network, is changing its VIP loyalty program structure once again as of July 15.
Carbon Poker Makes Another Change to Customer Loyalty Program

Benefits will again be reduced July 15. Traffic remains steady.


PokerStars 7 goes live in Spain, and two new bug-fix builds released. Full Tilt adds lottery-style sit and gos.
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A weekly review of the latest software updates and upgrades in the online poker industry.


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