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The impact of Spin & Gos at PokerStars made much news this week, as the world’s largest poker room put on a major promotion to get players to try out the new game.
The Deal

Promotional highlights of the week, including PokerStars, partypoker, WPN, Full Flush Poker, PokerStars France and Titan.


Full Flush Poker (FFP) was the first room to launch on the Equity Poker Network (EPN) on November 8, 2013.
Full Flush Poker Celebrates One Year in Business

The Equity Poker Network flagship room plans to enjoy its first birthday.


The blame for an anemic gain of 0.6% in global cash game traffic this week can be laid at PokerStars’ door. The market leader dropped 7%, cancelling out the gains achieved by the rest of the world’s poker rooms.
Traffic Watch

Pokerfuse PRO’s exclusive review of the online poker market across international, US and regulated European markets.


Motion in the wrong direction characterized the global cash game market this week as a 1.6% decline in traffic pushed the average number of occupied seats back below the 44,000 mark.
Traffic Watch

Pokerfuse PRO’s exclusive review of the online poker market across international, US and regulated European markets.


This week the global market fell 3.1%. Traffic remains up 1.9% in September so far, but ideally the market would like to see rises of at least 4% a month in order to have a chance of performing better than last year.
Traffic Watch

Pokerfuse PRO’s exclusive review of the online poker market across international, US and regulated European markets.


Team pros have been much in evidence this week as PokerStars, Full Tilt get them involved in promotions.
The Deal

Promotional highlights of the week, including Winamax, PokerStars, Full Tilt, PKR, partypoker NJ, Borgata Poker, partypoker.com and Full Flush Poker.


Full Flush Poker, on the Equity Poker Network, has announced a three month long promotion inspired by the TV series “Game of Thrones”.
Full Flush Poker Taps Popular Culture with “Game of Poker Thrones” Promo

A three month promotion seeks synergy with the popular TV show.


The global market for cash game traffic drifted slightly upwards on the week. Bodog found itself ranked fifth for the first time ever.
Traffic Watch

Pokerfuse PRO’s exclusive review of the online poker market across international, US and regulated European markets.


A few days ago, cash game traffic at the Equity Poker Network hit its highest level since the network launched last November.
EPN Hits All Time Traffic High

The network which dislikes “aggressive” players now has more cash game traffic than the market leaders in New Jersey.


888poker NJ offers 80% rakeback on the 8th of the 8th. PokerStars commits to Canada with deposit based prizes, and offers its dot-com clients challenges for the Summer.
The Deal

Promotional highlights of the week, including PokerStars, Full Tilt, 888 in Europe and New Jersey, and the Equity Poker Network.


GearPoker and the Equity Poker Network (EPN) “have mutually agreed to go their separate ways.” The separation is effective on August 13, and it is unusual for such a move to take place without the poker room first lining up a new network to which it can migrate players.
GearPoker Leaves the Equity Poker Network

The latest skin to leave EPN now has no network home.


The Equity Poker Network has adopted an individual strategy for growing its tournament traffic—as soon as tournament entries look like meeting the guarantees, it increases the guarantee.
Planned Tournament Overlays Grow EPN Player Base

Full Flush Poker and PokerHost have seen tournament numbers double in four months.


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