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The online poker industry continues to focus on reaching new potential customers through Twitch with the two top online poker giants PokerStars and partypoker…
PokerStars and partypoker Continue to Emphasize the Importance of Twitch

The competition between the two online poker giants intensifies as both look to expand their reach via the popular live-streaming platform with new signings.


Four new ambassadors and eight new streamers join the PokerStars team. New Ambassadors come in the form of Arlie Shaban and the OP Poker Team, who will stream PokerStars' new poker innovations.
PokerStars Reveals New Stable of Twitch Streamers and Ambassadors

Twelve have been signed to the PokerStars roster this week in the wake of high-profile departures in February.


Gross stated in his Twitter post that an agreement could not be reached between himself and PokerStars.
Two High Profile Live Streamers Part Ways With PokerStars

Announcing their plans to leave as PokerStars Ambassadors, Jaime Staples and Jeff Gross sever ties with the online poker operator.


The 2019 Aussie Millions continues its hot run from the previous year as its Main Event once again drew a record-breaking field with 822 players across the three starting flights.
Aussie Millions 2019 Breaks Record for its Biggest Main Event Turnout

Australia’s most prestigious tournament series breaks yet another record by attracting 822 players to the AUD $10,600 Main Event.


It debuted in both the UK and Sweden, along with the primary dot-EU and dot-com sites, today, for real money.
PokerStars’ 6+ Hold’em Rolls Out Internationally

The short deck poker variant is now live in the global dot-com and dot-EU player pools.


While all the focus is on the ongoing PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) in the Bahamas, PokerStars has quietly removed its latest…
PokerStars Takes Down Fusion, Six Plus Hold’em Could Make its Debut on January 16

After successfully running for more than two months, PokerStars has withdrawn Fusion from its poker client.


PokerStars Team Pro and founder of Run It Up, Jason Somerville may have spoiled the launch date for the much-awaited upcoming new variant from PokerStars, Six…
PokerStars to Launch Six Plus Hold’em Next Week

Jason Somerville leaks the launch date of PokerStars’ new Short Deck Poker game at the PSPC.


The 10th stop of the Moneymaker PSPC Tour, a small stakes US poker tour celebrating the rise in popularity of poker that resulted from Chris Moneymaker’s…
PokerStars’ Moneymaker PSPC Tour Adds Run It Up Reno As Its 10th Stop

Small stakes US poker tour commemorates the 15th anniversary of Chris Moneymaker’s improbable rise to the top of the poker world.


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.


"We are eager to grow the game of poker by reaching more fans, more regularly, and with superior poker programming.”
Jason Somerville’s Run It Up Studios and PokerStars Announce New Partnership to Grow Twitch Poker

Las Vegas studio to be hub for creation and promotion of PokerStars’ live-streaming content.


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.”


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