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The online poker industry continues to focus on reaching new potential customers through Twitch with the two top online poker giants PokerStars and partypoker…
PokerStars and partypoker Continue to Emphasize the Importance of Twitch

The competition between the two online poker giants intensifies as both look to expand their reach via the popular live-streaming platform with new signings.


PokerStars esports hybrid online poker game Power Up is finally seeing a marketing push as the operator launches a new leaderboard promotion called Power Up…
Power Up Gets a Marketing Push with the Launch of Power Up Championship

The winner of the first-ever Power Up Championship will take home $3000 plus $1000 for 2nd place and 3rd place runner-ups.


PokerStars, the world’s leading online poker site, has joined forces with Twitch streamers OP-Poker as the official ambassadors and community hosts for…
PokerStars Teams Up with OP-Poker to Promote Power Up

After almost a year since Power Up got launched, PokerStars has announced official ambassadors for this game—something that has never been done before.


Power Up, a new game variant that takes elements from Spin & Gos and blends them with e-sports games, is expanding so that a wider range of buy-in levels are…
New UK Players Get Tickets for Free as PokerStars Finally Ramps Up Promotion of its Unique “Power Up” Game Variant

New signups in the UK get five buy-ins to Power Up games, no strings attached, as the operator rolls out new game stakes.


ElkY leaves PokerStars, and Gruissem joins partypoker. The Aussie Millions sets Main Event attendance record.
Aussie Records, Power Up Tweaks and Sponsors in the Spotlight: This Week in Online Poker

The sponsored pro shuffle continues this week, first with the announcement that long-standing PokerStars sponsored pro…


While PR has been slow in coming, many operators are running special Christmas promotions. Behind the scenes, PokerStars Power Up remains under development.
Festive Fun, Power Up Progress, and Regulatory Wranglings: This Week in Online Poker

In case you missed it, Christmas is coming. It is a key time for online poker operators, consumers are off work, at…


Russia's anti-VPN law came into effect this month. Catena Media acquired PokerScout.com.
Jackpots at Bovada, Power Up on Hold, and The Monster Bites Back: This Week in Online Poker

Pennsylvania became the fifth US state to pass online poker regulation when Governor Tom Wolf signed bumper gambling…


Pennsylvania is set to regulated online gambling, including poker, while New Jersey signs an agreement to join the NV/DE pool.
Power Up, US Excitement and Tournament Troubles: This Week in Online Poker

Two pieces of news over the last two weeks have transformed the prospects for regulated online poker in the United…


The new game is now available on the dot-com and dot-EU clients, as well as the UK. The operator has also launched a $7 game with a lower 7% rake, and plans to introduce a $15 game later today.
Power Up Rolls Out in More Markets, Higher Stakes

After temporarily going offline, PokerStars’ ambitious new hybrid poker game returns for real money across major international markets, and plans mid-stakes games.


Power Up is understood to be going live in the dot-EU client imminently, and it will be made available on the dot-com client as well as on the UK site for real money later this week.
PokerStars Power Up Begins Real Money Rollout

The company’s ambitious hybrid poker game will come to the dot-EU, dot-COM and UK clients this week.


PokerStars hybrid online poker game Power Up has entered a fresh stage of play money testing, with different structures tested across its separate licenses.
Power Up Enters New Testing Phase with Structure Experiments, Mac Client Support

Ambitious new hybrid poker game embarks on “structure tests” for play money ahead of the anticipated real money launch next quarter.


“We have done the first set of powers, we plan to have more … we plan to have something that will continue to evolve.”
The Evolution of Power Up: An Interview with Severin Rasset, PokerStars’ Director of Poker Innovation and Operations

The project lead of Power Up talks to PRO about real money gaming plans, skill gaps, setting rake and “building a portfolio of games” to reach new players.


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