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PokerStars VR, a virtual reality game of Texas Hold’em, is now available to consumers worldwide. The full public launch on Thursday follows a closed beta…
PokerStars VR Officially Launches

Anyone with an Oculus or Vive headset can now download the game and play for free.


Last week, online poker giant PokerStars unveiled its new virtual reality poker product, PokerStars VR, at a trade show in the United Kingdom.
Live Streaming to Play Key Role in PokerStars VR Success

Twitch will play a central role in raising the profile of PokerStars’ upcoming virtual reality game


Jason Somerville is hosting a contest to find the “Next Great Twitch Streamer” in conjunction with his company Run It Up.
PokerStars Offers Platinum Pass to Encourage Live Streaming

Operator’s investment into Twitch continues with new competition to find the next ambassador.


PokerStars is once again raising the profile of live streaming poker on Twitch by incentivizing players to become the “Next Great Twitch Streamer” with a…
PokerStars Further Promotes Twitch Poker with Platinum Pass Giveaway

Jason Somerville, Liv Boeree, Igor Kurganov and Jamie Staples host contests for players to win their way into the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship.


For many years playing online poker for a living was the dream of many aspiring players. Back in the “old” days, it was even realistically possible…
Is Twitch Streaming The New Route to Becoming an Online Poker Professional?

PokerStars’ Eric Hollreiser weighs in on how poker players can leverage the popularity of Twitch to “earn a living.”


The PokerStars Championship Barcelona 2017 was the most successful stop on the company’s live poker tournament circuit this year. The 51-tournament schedule…
PokerStars Championship Shines in Barcelona

Record-setting live tournament series showcases newcomers, sponsored pros and celebrities.


While a slight dip on the record high of 2016, the prize pool was still the third largest in its history.
Big Main Event Caps Off Successful PokerStars Championship Barcelona

Huge turnouts and dozens of stories from the felt help make Barcelona one of the most memorable stops since the PokerStars Live rebrand a year ago.


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.


888 signs a Twitch star, PokerStars signs a high stakes pro. Jaime Staples signs with PokerVision.
Marketing Insight

Three new ambassadors are signed, four tournament series exceed guarantees, and a February full of promotions.


At a time when the sponsorship of sports stars, esports players and Twitch streamers is the norm, the latest addition to the PokerStars Pro team will raise the eyebrows of many: Ultra high-stakes professional Igor Kurganov.
PokerStars Signs a High Stakes Professional as its Latest Ambassador

Will we see a PokerStars-operated high roller charity tournament for REG this year?


The Canadian native, who has amassed a following of almost 50,000 on Twitch, will be streaming play on 888poker five days a week, and joining the team on the 888Live tour to help in the commentary booth.
888—Not PokerStars—Signs Up One of Twitch’s Most Popular Poker Streamers

Parker “TonkaaaaP” Talbot signs on as 888 Ambassador.


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