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“Women belong in all places where decisions are being made… It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg
WPT Sets Examples for Gender Equity from Inside Its Own House

VP of Global Tour Management Angelica Hael opens up about the women of the WPT and how that diversity, combined with industry cooperation, will welcome more women to the poker tables.

CoinPoker's "pre-ICO" fundraiser is being heavily promoted across the online poker industry. Partypoker concludes its collusion investigation, returning $50k to players, and it has also axed its dormant account fees.
Tournament Tweaks, DFS Deals, and Another Poker ICO: This Week in Online Poker

Making a big splash everywhere the last two weeks is CoinPoker, a new cryptocurrency-based online poker room in the…

Satellites for the Berlin DeepStacks event are already running and available in the 888poker client.
888 Inks Global Deal with WPT to Run DeepStacks Online Satellites

Satellites to WPT’s DeepStacks Berlin event already running online.

Decades old online poker operator PKR is offline. Both PokerStars and partypoker have revealed details about their new VIP programs for the first time.
Poker Insight

Online poker room launches and closures, WSOP and other live poker changes, contrasting approaches to player rewards and much more.

WPT and PokerStars have collaborated to create the "MonteDam Swing," a cross-promotional effort to encourage players to attend both a PokerStars live stop in Monte-Carlo and WPT's event in Amsterdam, scheduled to run consecutively.
WPT, PokerStars “Take Collaboration a Step Further” with MonteDam Swing

New partnership encourages players to attend back-to-back events in Monaco and Amsterdam.

First WSOP bracelet events will run this week. The GPL completes the first phase of its team games, and enters the Summer Series heads up stage.
The Zeitgeist

GPL moves into a new phase, the World Series gets underway, and attention still on the Moskow/Dalla accusations.

PokerStars recruits the best footballer of all time as its newest brand ambassador. The partypoker/Dusk Till dawn partnership sets an example for how to create synergy between land based casinos and online operators.
Marketing Insight

PokerStars recruits the best footballer of all time as its newest brand ambassador.

A new joint venture tournament brand has been created by the partnership of World Poker Tour (WPT) Regional and the DeepStacks Poker Tour (DSPT).
WPT Regional and DeepStacks Combine to Become WPTDeepStacks

The Mid-Market for live tournaments should see larger field sizes and bigger guarantees, as well as a wider choice of events as the result of the new partnership.

The Global Poker Index (GPI) is continuing to deploy its ranking system as widely as possible with another Player of the Year agreement, this time with the DeepStacks Poker Tour (DSPT).
DeepStacks Poker Tour Deal Continues GPI Expansion Plans

The Global Poker Index (GPI) is continuing to deploy its ranking system throughout the poker world with another Player…

The first event, the DSPT-Malta is set to take place in November of 2014. The event will coincide with the launch of the Dragonara's casino expansion which will provide a brand new poker venue.
DeepStacks Poker Tour Inks 3-Year Deal in Malta

The DeepStacks Poker Tour (DSPT) announced that it has inked a three-year deal with the Dragonara Casino to bring the…

William Hill Poker will run satellites into the upcoming inaugural DeepStacks Poker Tour Veneto Carnivale Series.
DeepStacks, William Hill Partner For Panama Series

Deepstacks, the parent company of the DeepStacks Poker Tour, announced a partnership this week with online poker site…

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