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After more than two years, PokerStars is removing its poker/esports hybrid game Power Up. Going to miss Power Up? Like poker and esports? Check out our article to see where else you can scratch that itch.
PokerStars to Shelve eSports Hybrid Poker Game Power Up

After more than two years, Power Up is set to be removed from the PokerStars game offering.


Mobile free-to-play social poker app Wild Poker announced last week that boxing champion Floyd Mayweather had partnered with the company. The big-name sponsorshi…
Wild Poker Takes Poker Up Concept into the Social Gaming Space

Free to play app grabs headlines with Floyd Mayweather sponsorship.


The big-name sponsorship put Wild Poker in the spotlight for the first time. This twist with Wild Poker is that each character in the game has a special power which can be deployed at the table.
Wild Poker Takes Poker Up Concept into the Social Gaming Space

Free to play app grabs headlines with Floyd Mayweather sponsorship.


PokerStars Power Up, the company’s ambitious new hybrid game that blends online poker with game design elements more common in esports titles like Hearthstone,...
Power Up: Thoughts and Analysis of PokerStars’ All New Real Money Online Poker Game

After a two-week alpha test, PokerStars is preparing to offer the world’s first ever esports game for real money gambling. Will it be a hit?


After a two-week alpha test, PokerStars is preparing to offer the world's first ever esports game for real money gambling.
Power Up: Thoughts and Analysis of PokerStars’ All New Real Money Online Poker Game

After a two-week alpha test, PokerStars is preparing to offer the world’s first ever esports game for real money gambling. Will it be a hit?


Mediarex, parent company of the Global Poker Index, Global Poker League and The Hendon Mob, has announced a new brand with a broader scope to push forward the…
The Gaming Player Index: How Mediarex Plans to Take on the eSports Industry

The company behind the Global Poker Index and Global Poker League plans will broaden its remit to cover the wider world of esports.


Mediarex, parent company of the Global Poker Index, Global Poker League and The Hendon Mob, has announced a new brand with a broader scope to push forward the convergence of poker as an esport.
The Gaming Player Index: How Mediarex Plans to Take on the eSports Industry

The company behind the Global Poker Index and Global Poker League plans will broaden its remit to cover the wider world of esports.


Partypoker is investing heavily into live tours. PokerStars announces fresh stops and looks ahead to Panama for the next Championship.
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Twister goes wild, Bodog rebrands, two skins remain offline, and live stops around the world see record turnouts.


PokerStars has unveiled a new poker variant dubbed Power Up that blends regular poker with a deck-building concept of "power" cards that can be used to influence the hand.
Power Up: PokerStars’ Big Push to Bridge the Worlds of Poker and eSports

Currently in Alpha testing, Power Up mixes traditional Hold’em with deck building strategy popularized in games like Hearthstone.


A new record for the largest cash prize to be won on a live stream was set. The Global Poker League returned to action this week for the second part of its inaugural season.
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New records set on Twitch, the GPL launches new Android and iOS apps, and more details of Run it Once Poker revealed.


PokerStars successfully jumped through the soft-launch hoops of its real money online poker site last week.
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PokerStars, partypoker, MPN, PKR, and all the latest online poker news from New Jersey.


A recent dust-up between high stakes player Jason Mo and the folks over at PokerNews addresses a topic that both interests the community and has deeper implications to the industry as a whole.
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The role of poker media, World Series of Poker changes, thoughts on a new poker variant and more.


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