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Marketing Insight
Marketing Insight

PokerStars launches its most ambitious marketing promotion ever. The Facebook campaign stars Neymar Jr & Christian Ronaldo.


WPN Plans Five More Million Dollar Guaranteed Online Poker Tournaments in September and October
WPN Plans Five More Million Dollar Guaranteed Online Poker Tournaments in September and October

With state regulated online poker only available in New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware, an increasing number of players appear willing to take the risk of playing on an offshore site.


The Deal
The Deal

Promotional highlights of the week, including PokerStars, Full Tilt, 888 in Europe and New Jersey, and the Equity Poker Network.


Planned Tournament Overlays Grow EPN Player Base
Planned Tournament Overlays Grow EPN Player Base

Full Flush Poker and PokerHost have seen tournament numbers double in four months.


Equity Poker Network Reportedly Closing Accounts of “Aggressive” Players
Equity Poker Network Reportedly Closing Accounts of “Aggressive” Players

Players who do not meet “recreational criteria” are being banned from new US-facing poker network.


Equity Poker Network Returns to Growth Following PokerHost Merger
Equity Poker Network Returns to Growth Following PokerHost Merger

Initial teething problems resolved at the new US-facing offshore network.


Ending Network Split Pays Off for Merge
Ending Network Split Pays Off for Merge

Cash game traffic rises after the departure of Pokerhost prompts change in network segregation policy.


Merge Ends Network Split, Raises Tournament Guarantees--But Restricts Grinders
Merge Ends Network Split, Raises Tournament Guarantees—But Restricts Grinders

Following PokerHost departure, player pool desegregated on network—but high volume players report a new 4-max table cap and ejection from VIP program.


PokerHost Launches on Equity Poker Network
PokerHost Launches on Equity Poker Network

PokerHost officially made the move to the Equity Poker Network (EPN) on Tuesday leaving behind its former home at Merge…


PokerHost Leaves Merge for the Equity Poker Network
PokerHost Leaves Merge for the Equity Poker Network

Merge Gaming loses a skin which may take as much as 20% of the network’s cash game traffic when it leaves.


Unauthorized Messages on Merge Skin Promotes Bitcoin Scam
Unauthorized Messages on Merge Skin Promotes Bitcoin Scam

Messages sent out to players on PokerHost, a skin on the Merge Gaming Network, attempted to trick players into sending…


PokerHost Accused of Banning Winning Players
PokerHost Accused of Banning Winning Players

Amid accusations that PokerHost is banning winning players on orders from Merge, it has also brought its VIP program and P2P transfer policy into line with the network.


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