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PokerStars is expected to deal its 200 billionth hand on May 1. To celebrate this landmark, the room is giving away more than $1 million across through a variety of promotions across its major markets.
PokerStars Gears Up to Celebrate 200 Billionth Hand Across All Major Markets

More than $1 million to be given away via a string of promotions over the next 15 days as it nears the 200 billion hand landmark.


PokerStars has rolled out changes to its Stars Rewards loyalty program to almost all its online poker markets.
PokerStars Overhauls Stars Rewards Program Across Markets Worldwide

Company unveils first major overhaul to its loyalty program since it went live nearly two years ago.


PokerStars has overhauled its loyalty program, Stars Rewards, spanning several major markets including the dot-com international player pool as well as the…
PokerStars Rolls Out Revamped Stars Rewards Program Globally

Following a trial in Italy last week, the new Stars Rewards program is now live in all the PokerStars markets except for New Jersey.


There is been an intense battle going on between the two major the European segregated market. The difference in cash game traffic between PokerStars Europe network and Winamax has shrunk to less than 3%.
PokerStars and Winamax Fighting Neck-and-Neck in European Segregated Market

Traffic in lockstep as both operators prepare for their big spring tournament series.


The highly anticipated exciting poker variant, 6+ Hold’em, has been rolled out for real money across PokerStars’ Italian market.
PokerStars Rolls Out 6+ Hold’em in Italy, 6+ Tournaments Set to Debut

The Short Deck variant will be the first new novelty poker game by PokerStars to be offered in a tournament format.


Winamax has announced the schedule of its flagship Winamax Series that will commence on March 31. It will be competing alongside PokerStars’ SCOOP in the European segregated market.
European Operators Gear Up for Spring with Winamax Series and SCOOPs Announced

Schedule for Winamax Series has been revealed , with €12 million to be paid across 165 events including the return of €2 million guaranteed Million Event.


Partypoker, along with its French partner PMU, has scheduled the second iteration of the operator’s flagship tournament series Powerfest.
Powerfest, SCOOP Schedules Announced in Southern Europe

Powerfest will be guaranteeing €3.5 million across 334 tournaments while PokerStars, yet to announce the full schedule, has revealed a €1 million guaranteed Main Event as part of the upcoming SCOOP on March 24.


In a recently concluded conference at ICE London, Trucco spoke on how shared liquidity “exceeded their expectations.”
TSG Exec: Italian Shared liquidity Stalled Due to Competitor’s “Better Lobbying”

PokerStars heralds the success of European shared liquidity and is still hopeful that Italy will ultimately join the shared player pool.


PokerStars is rolling out a number of changes to its third-party tools policy including prohibiting all types of seating scripts that automatically seat a…
Seating Scripts Will No Longer be Allowed on PokerStars

Soon the world’s leading online poker site will ban all seating scripts that filter games “based on opponent gameplay statistics”.


PokerStars will soon be implementing a number of changes to its third-party tools policy including restricting the use of the so-called automated “seating scripts” on its client.
Exclusive: PokerStars to Ban Automated Seating Scripts

PokerStars is in process of introducing changes to its third-party tools policy including restrictions on software that “automates the process of joining available games” based on opponent profiling.


PokerStars has scheduled another tournament series called Carnaval Series in the Southern European segregated market and the Italian market.
PokerStars Schedules “Carnaval” Tournament Series in Segregated European Markets

The €10 million series will be the eighth online poker tournament festival held in Southern European in little more than a year.


The Million Event by Winamax boasting an ambitious guarantee of €2 Million generated €2.9 million in prize pool.
Winamax Triumphs in the €2 Million Guaranteed Main Event Battle versus PokerStars

Winamax’s Million Event raked in almost €3 million prize pool while PokerStars’s Main Event overlayed by €422,255.


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