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PokerStars decided to open up international registration on its Spanish site when connecting its Spanish and French rooms.
PokerStars Ends Rewards for International Players on its Southern European Online Poker Network

Players outside of Spain can continue to play on PokerStars’ Spanish site but cannot participate in promotions, including the Stars Rewards VIP program.


PokerStars is running a €10 million SECOOP and a €4 million ICOOP. Winamax's Circus is back for its third annual Circus series with a €6 million prize pool.
Southern European Online Poker Networks Lay On Major Late Fall MTT Festivals

More than €20 million is guaranteed across PokerStars’ SECOOP and ICOOP, Winamax Circus and Partypoker’s Spanish Powerfest, and 888 and Unibet are also putting on flagship series.


Across a dozen online tournament series, nearly $200 million is guaranteed in prizes with over $155 million in the dot-com market.
How Almost $200 Million Will be Paid Out in the Next Four Weeks Across 13 Online Poker Tournament Series

September will be one of the most important months in online poker.


The 2019 EPT Barcelona Main Event drew 1988 total entries to make it the largest in history. 1489 unique players from 75 countries built a prize pool of €9.6 million.
EPT Barcelona Finishes on a High with Largest Ever Main Event

After a record-setting National Championship, the €5300 Main sets its own attendance record with nearly 2000 total entries.


Half a dozen online tournament series have been scheduled in the European segregated marketS over the next four weeks.
The Fight for Europe: Online Poker Operators Reveal Bumper Series in the Southern European Market

Nearly €35 million is guaranteed across six online series available exclusively to Southern European players.


4682 entries built a prize pool of €4.5 million, the largest in its history. The operator added a re-entry to the event in 2017, which helped set a new record.
EPT National Breaks Prize Pool Record as EPT Barcelona 2019 Gets Underway

4682 total entries to the €1100 event across four starting flights beat 2017’s record.


PokerStars has ended the 5-max format trial at micro-stakes cash games in its European segregated market.
PokerStars Ends Five-Handed Trial in Europe Following Drop in Cash Game Traffic

Micro-stakes cash game tables return to 6-max after two-week test run.


The switch from 6-max to 5-max tables came into effect on July 24 at NLHE and PLO 2NL and 5NL ring and Zoom games.
PokerStars Trials Five-Handed at Micro Stakes Cash Game Tables in European Segregated Market

Following a short-lived trial in Italy last year, PokerStars is once again testing out five-max cash game tables at 2NL and 5NL stakes.


PokerStars has reintroduced table selection and seat selection on a trial basis on its ring-fenced market in Italy.
PokerStars Reintroduces Table Selection in Italy at Select Stakes on a Trial Basis

Italy the testbed for bringing back table and seat section as the company “seeks the right balance” for their poker ecosystem.


On July 18, PokerStars rolled out Showtime Hold’em for real money in the room’s French market. Games are available at nine different cash game stakes from 1c/5c (€2 buy-in) up to €5/€10 (€1000 buy-in).
PokerStars Spreads Showtime Hold’em in France

Available for a limited time only, Showtime becomes the second novelty game format to be spread in the ring-fenced market.


MicroMillions returns for its 15th edition from July 14 to 28 with 146 tournaments--making it the largest ever schedule in the history of the series.
PokerStars Announces 15th Edition of MicroMillions

Operator’s low-stakes series returns with 146 tournaments including novelty variants 6+ Hold’em, Fusion, and Showtime Hold’em.


The TRIO Series, which made its debut last year is returning back for its second iteration with more than €7 million prize money starting May 26.
TRIO Series Returns to PokerStars European Segregated Market with €7 Million Guaranteed Prize Pool

Starting May 26, the 180-tournaments series has 40% higher guarantees and double the schedule of last year’s inaugural TRIO.


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