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In an attempt to improve the recreational player experience, PokerStars has announced plans to further expand its Seat Me blind lobby into the Italian market.
PokerStars to Roll Out Blind Lobby and Limit Cash Game Multi-Tabling in Italy

The Seat Me” blind lobby system will expand into Italy while a six-table limit on cash games is also trialed.


Spin & Goals are offering prizes up to $1.2 million on a buy-in of just $5. Winners of 2x tournaments win free bets which can be used to place sports bets on its companion site, BetStars.
PokerStars Launches Promotional $1 Million “Spin & Goal” Tournaments

Popular $5 buy-in millionaire-making Spin & Gos return to PokerStars for another limited edition run.


On May 23, PokerStars Portugal officially joined the shared European player pool that already includes players from France and Spain. The inclusion of Portuguese…
PokerStars European Shared Liquidity: Zoom Conquers Classic Ring Game Traffic

On May 23, PokerStars Portugal officially joined the shared European player pool that already includes players from…


The addition of Portugal makes PokerStars the first online operator to offer a shared player pool between the three Southern European countries.
Portugal Joins the PokerStars Europe Network But Ring Games Stay On the Sidelines

Given the max 5% rake permitted in Portugal, PokerStars had to make some tough decisions: It dropped Zoom rake but opted to keep other cash games separate.


Portugal’s gaming regulator SRIJ has finally authorized PokerStars for cross-border shared liquidity.
Portuguese Regulator Issues Shared Liquidity License to PokerStars

The first three-country shared liquidity network between France, Spain and Portugal expected to go live imminently.


The operator launched its so-called PokerStars Europe network in mid-January, connecting the player pools of France and Spain.
Portugal to Join Shared Liquidity Pool “Potentially Very Soon”

PokerStars.PT will join France and Italy this month in Europe’s first-ever three-country shared player pool.


The Seat Me system, already live on the French/Spanish network, will go live in Portugal on March 6.
PokerStars Readies Portuguese Shared Liquidity with “Seat Me” Rollout

Expected soon to join its players in Portugal with its French/Spanish player pool, PokerStars will remove table and seat selection from PokerStars.PT next week.


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Portugal’s Progress, Industry Icicles, and Awards for Everyone: This Week in Online Poker

The awards season is upon us. Kindred Group picked up Poker Operator of the Year at the International Gaming Awards…


PokerStars hopes for a Q2 launch of cross-border liquidity sharing between Portugal and the French/Spanish network.
Portugal Could Join Shared Liquidity Pool by Q2

PokerStars is hopeful that the third country will join the new PokerStars Europe network by the second quarter.


PokerStars is guaranteeing almost €8 million across COOPs in its four markets. The Italian and Spanish series see slight gains, but the French COOP is cut in half.
Europe’s Segregated Online Poker Rooms Schedule What is Likely Their Last Big Tournament Series

Four COOPs, a new French Circus, a Spanish Super Series and more.


The promotion on PokerStars’ segregated European sites last month featured Golden Button Challenge, a new personalized collection promotion that is…
Golden Button Challenge Shows Extent of PokerStars’ Promotion Personalization

Euro promotion categorizes each player into one of four buckets—with players in the highest value group getting almost twenty times more for completing their daily challenge.


According to details on the Spanish website, players are placed into one of four groups, A through D.
Golden Button Challenge Shows Extent of PokerStars’ Promotion Personalization

Latest Euro promotion categorizes each player into one of four buckets—with players in the highest value group getting almost twenty times more for completing their daily challenge.


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