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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.”


European shared liquidity again dominated the headlines this week. There also continues to be a flurry of activity around brand ambassadors this week.
Ambassador Activity, Connecting Four and the Latest Live: This Week in Online Poker

European shared liquidity again dominated the headlines this week. There was positive developments from both Portugal…


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.


PokerStars’ $10 million giveaway promoting its new Stars Rewards is still running in most markets. Jeff Gross and Marcel Luske top the list of new poker ambassador signings.
Latest in Online Poker Promotions and Marketing: July 2017 Brief

The latest brand ambassador signings, summer online poker series and more.


A successful live and online poker pro in his own right with some $4 million in combined winnings, Gross has also made a name for himself on Twitch.
Jeff Gross, Former 888 Sponsored Pro and Twitch Star, Signs with PokerStars

Sponsored by 888 last WSOP, one of Twitch Poker’s hottest properties signs onto the Team PokerStars Online roster.


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.


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.
Poker Insight

New records set on Twitch, the GPL launches new Android and iOS apps, and more details of Run it Once Poker revealed.


The “Professional Best Friend” of poker pros and enthusiasts from around the world, Jeff Gross, has one of the most popular poker live streams out…
Jeff Gross on Twitch: “I Want to Provide Fun and Entertaining Content”

How Twitch has helped improved Gross’ poker game as well as others.


PokerStars has been satelliting players into its $10,000,000 guaranteed, $1.5 million-for-first WCOOP Main with special Spin & Gos that have been quietly appearing in the lobby Thursday through Sunday.
Marketing Insight

Competing reload bonuses, rewarding losing players, big money won on Twitch and more.


While Gross’ nice guy persona resonates with the audience, he also finds a level of personal satisfaction in producing PokerFlowShow that helps his poker game and boosts his bottom line.
Embracing the Enjoyment of Live Streaming Poker: Ten Questions for Jeff Gross

The “professional best friend” of poker talks to PRO about PokerFlowShow, one of the most successful Twitch live streams for online poker.


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