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Decades old online poker operator PKR is offline. Both PokerStars and partypoker have revealed details about their new VIP programs for the first time.
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Online poker room launches and closures, WSOP and other live poker changes, contrasting approaches to player rewards and much more.


Growing Italian online poker network People's Poker has launched Velox, a lottery sit and go game. The operator has played it safe and introduced a game that will be immediately familiar, with no new innovation to the classic format now popular across the online poker industry.
Italian Network People’s Poker Introduces Lottery Sit and Go Velox

Growing Italian online poker network People’s Poker has launched Velox, a lottery sit and go game.


The guarantee for the partypoker MILLIONS has been bumped up for its original £5,000,000 prize pool to £6,000,000 after just one month of qualifiers.
Poker Insight

New client rollouts, a reduction of microstakes offerings, a new lottery sit n go format and more.


A trial of the new Mac client is now live on Guts.com. The change to remove player’s screen names for the hand histories at partypoker has now gone live.
Poker Insight

Changes in tournament schedules, play chip disbursements and the network home of some popular online poker skins highlight the topics covered this week.


Recent network addition Guts.com is the first to go live with the new native Mac client on MPN. Guts will be the exclusive provider of the new client for the next two weeks.
MPN’s New Native Mac Client Goes Live on Guts.com

Guts.com gets two-week exclusive period to trial new native client.


Skins on Ongame are announcing their moves to new homes ahead of the closure of the network expected in the next couple of weeks.
Ongame Skins Make Their Move

Redbet and Redkings move to MPN, Bestpoker announces switch to GGNet.


Player’s screen names will be removed from all cash game hand histories at partypoker. PokerStars has introduced “Win the Button” tournaments to its weekly tournament schedule.
Poker Insight

A new tournament format is added to the schedule at PokerStars, policy changes are made at partypoker, People’s Poker and the European Poker Tour, plus more.


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.


Ongame's dot-com online poker network will close by October, PRO can reveal. Details on the closure are scant, and a specific date is currently unclear. NYX did not respond to a request for clarification.
Ongame Poker Network to Close Next Month

Hive and MPN slated to benefit as Ongame’s dot-com network scheduled for closure.


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.
Marketing Insight

Euro 2016, targeting high volume grinders and more.


The online poker industry had an excellent week last week and has been on a steady upwards trajectory since June 1.
Traffic Insight

Unseasonably high online poker cash game traffic is being seen in most markets around the world.


The month of football action is the biggest event for bookmakers all year, and almost all online poker rooms--most of which also have sportsbooks--are pulling out every trick in the promotional book to bring players to the tables.
The Who, What and How of Every Online Poker Euro 2016 Promo

Plus a couple of notable absentees.


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