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PokerStars inaugural Bounty Builder Series paid out $29.4 million across 140 tournaments. The Main Event drew 3975 players and 1698 re-entries to amass a prize pool of $2.83 million, easily surpassing its $2 million guarantee by 41.5%.
PokerStars Bounty Builder Series Shows Demand for Progressive Knockouts Remains

The first-ever PokerStars PKO-exclusive tournament series smashed through its guarantees to pay out nearly $30 million in prize money.

PokerStars' market share in the newly formed Spanish-French market remains the same. The last few weeks have seen Winamax's traffic soar, and it could soon overtake PokerStars Europe.
European Shared Liquidity: Who’s Winning the Battle in Europe

One month of Winamax launched in Spain, how’s the market shaping up? The third installment on PRO’s exclusive series on the new European shared liquidity market.

This is an excerpt from Poker Industry PRO’s recently published The State of the Online Poker Industry: Summer 2018, our twice-annual snapshot of the…
Industry Trends and Developments in 2018: Live and Online Tournament Series Growth

An excerpt from Poker Industry PRO’s latest report into the state of the online poker industry in 2018.

The Trio series marked the celebration of Portugal’s entry into the already existing French and Spanish network.
PokerStars Touts Success of Trio Series in European Shared Liquidity Market

Guarantees smashed by 30% in €5 million tournament series.

All three online operators finished on a high as they surpassed their main event guarantees with ease.
Two Weeks, $140 Million in Prizes: A Look at SCOOP, Powerfest and XL Inferno Performance

Records smashed with over $33 million in prizes awarded on the last Sunday alone across PokerStars, partypoker, and 888poker.

PokerStars has announced SCOOP Players Party, a sort of closing ceremony of SCOOP’s 10th anniversary, to start on the last day of the 15-day festival.
PokerStars Announces “Players Party” for 10th Anniversary SCOOP

Special Spin & Gos to run after SCOOP will give away $5000 in extra prizes.

May heralds the start of all of the spring tournament series from the online poker operators—so here we take a closer look at who is doing what.
Don’t Miss Out on the $110 Million Up For Grabs in Spring Online Poker Tournaments

May heralds the start of all of the spring tournament series from the online poker operators—so here we take a…

In the past week, PokerStars and partypoker have continue to fire shots across each other’s bows as details were released about Powerfest and SCOOP.
May Slated to be the Biggest Month in Online Poker Tournament History

PokerStars and partypoker announce hefty guarantees as they continue to battle it out for the affections of poker players across the globe.

SCOOP's tenth outing has a $65 million guaranteed prize pool spread over 183 tournaments. The total prize pool is larger than the last SCOOP ($55 million) and WCOOP ($60 million), making it the largest ever hosted online.
Record-Setting $65 Million Guaranteed For SCOOP’s 10th Birthday

PokerStars SCOOP will make history in May as the largest online tournament series ever held.

It is the biggest guaranteed prize pool partypoker has ever run and puts Powerfest on near-equal footing to PokerStars' flagship annual tournament series, SCOOP.
Partypoker Reveals New Powerfest Plan with $40 Million Schedule

In a reversal of January’s more low-key event, the next Powerfest will be its largest ever and put it in direct competition with the biggest online.

XL Eclipse is the second installment of a new three-part annual tournament series introduced by 888poker this year.
888’s Next XL Tournament Series Will Also be its Biggest Yet

Hot on the heels of parypoker’s Powerfest announcement, 888poker has committed to an $8 million XL Eclipse.

Bryan was formerly the Senior Manager of Online Championships at PokerStars and founder of the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP).
“Re-Creating the Golden Age of Online MTTs”: Inventor of SCOOP Discusses New partypoker Appointment

Exclusive interview with online poker industry veteran Bryan Slick, formerly the head of managing PokerStars’ iconic SCOOP, WCOOP and TCOOP events, in his new role at partypoker.

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Food Tray Next To Poker Table Is Actually Freddy Deeb
With two-time WSOP bracelet winner Freddy Deeb mostly out of the poker limelight, incidents of Deeb being mistaken for a food tray have increased exponentially with the veteran player taking it all in stride. — read more »
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