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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.


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.”


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.


The online poker world is in full Euro 2016 mode. Partypoker's Summer of Grind is an old-school promotion that is giving away big instant cash bonuses for those putting in heavy volume.
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Euro 2016, targeting high volume grinders and more.


Since Somerville's partnership with Twitch began in October 2014, he has produced approximately 1800 hours of live streaming content on the platform culminating in almost 27 million channel visits and totaling more than 747 million minutes of poker content served.
Jason Somerville: How Live Streaming Drives New Players to Online Poker

Twitch star talks to PRO about his success with poker’s hottest medium.


Eight WSOP events came to their conclusion over the weekend.
WSOP 2015: Female Amateurs Victorious, Carol Fuchs & Jacquelyn Scott Win WSOP Gold Bracelets

Eight WSOP events came to their conclusion over the weekend.


Nick Schulman failed to win the $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship for the third time and had to settle for second place.
WSOP 2015 Phil Galfond Gets Bracelet Number Two

Nick Schulman failed to win the $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship for the third time and had to settle for second place.


Highlights of the weekend's action from the 2014 WSOP Main Event.
Sweden’s Martin Jacobson Takes Over 20 Million Chips into Day 7 of the 2014 WSOP Main Event

The final 27 play down to the final November Nine on Monday.


John Hennigan has taken his third bracelet, the second largest cash of his career and his first victory, after making two final tables, in…
John Hennigan Wins the $50k WSOP Poker Players Championship

Tyler Patterson wins his first bracelet after four WSOP final tables.


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