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A new schedule has been rolled out by partypoker, increasing the number of daily tournaments and pushing up guarantees.
Players Respond Positively to Partypoker’s Weekly Tournament Schedule Refresh

The new schedule includes more tournaments at additional time slots, more satellites, and the return of the $1 million guaranteed partypoker MILLION tournament on a trial basis.

Partypoker and PokerStars have announced new live stops in Sochi, Russia. PokerStars will return to the country in early 2020 with EPT Sochi.
PokerStars, Partypoker Announce Fresh Wave of Live Stops In Sochi

Russia remains a key acquisition channel for online poker operators.

Winamax was seeking a software engineer to develop an integrated poker tracking feature. The proof of concept was to utilize players' own statistical data as well as their opponents'.
Winamax Explored Developing Internal HUD, Third Party API

French market leader wanted a proof-of-concept in-client feature to provide a HUD and tracking statistics.

"It's important to have the ecology of the cash rooms as clean as possible, so there's been a clean-up there—things like bots."
Bot Crackdown Led to Partypoker Revenue Slowdown Last Quarter, Says GVC

Ecology changes, including the clampdown on bots, resulted in a decline in online poker revenue in Q3 2019.

Players in the M4M promotion must complete daily missions to win a ticket into a daily freeroll or all-in shootout.
Partypoker Kicks MILLIONS Online Promotion into High Gear

Thousands of $109 satellite tickets will be given away between now and November 3 in “Million for Millions” promotion.

Only 16 fraudulent bot accounts were closed in September, the lowest to be reported since it began publishing ten months ago.
Partypoker Bot Account Closures Plummet in September

Only 16 accounts were banned last month across partypoker’s dot-com and dot-EU networks, as the room says it has inched closer to the goal of making partypoker “bots and collusion-free.”

$210 million in the dot-com market and over €40 million in the segregated European markets was paid out across 1641 tournaments.
Fall Online Tournament Series 2019 Wrap Up: A Record $250 Million Paid Out in Prize Money in September

The biggest ever WCOOP and Good Game Series crown a record-breaking autumn.

Partypoker will introduce antes to cash game tables, likely this week. Players will also be able to export anonymized hand histories.
Partypoker to Bring Antes to Cash Games, Reintroduce Anonymous Tables

More changes to be implemented by partypoker in October as part of its continual ecology changes.

This week, Cash Game End-Boss Patrik Antonius talks to Dara and David about life in the nosebleeds and his new app ‘First Land Of Poker’. Lithuanian live and…
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At least three operators have tweaked their payout table in the last month, after Winamax and PokerStars copy Unibet's HexaPro.
Lower Variance Payouts for Lottery-based Sit & Gos Become Industry Standard

First PokerStars and Winamax, now Partypoker and iPoker, follow Unibet’s example in tweaking payouts to their jackpot sit & gos.

KO Series by partypoker ended on a high with a total prize pool of $37.2 million. The $5200 Super High Roller with $1 million guaranteed prize pool drew the biggest prize pool of the series.
Partypoker KO Series Concludes, Monster Series to Follow

The two-week bounty series by partypoker exceeded its $30 million guarantee by 24%, though there was over half a million in overlays.

This week on the pokerfuse podcast Nick and Mike discuss the recent announcement that the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure will not return to The Bahamas in 2020.
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Mike Postle To Be Inducted Into Poker Hall Of Fame
After being cleared of all allegations in its 45-minute investigation of Stones Live Poker steams, Mike Postle has immediately been inducted into the 2020 Poker Hall of Fame, leapfrogging over the formalities of the… — read more »
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