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After more than two years, PokerStars is removing its poker/esports hybrid game Power Up. Going to miss Power Up? Like poker and esports? Check out our article to see where else you can scratch that itch.
PokerStars to Shelve eSports Hybrid Poker Game Power Up

After more than two years, Power Up is set to be removed from the PokerStars game offering.


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.


PokerStars has resurrected last year’s novelty twists in MTT format. Dozens of Fusion and Showtime Hold’em tournaments have been scheduled to run on a trial basis.
PokerStars’ Cash Game Novelties Fusion and Showtime Hold’em Return in MTT Format

Fusion and Showtime Hold’em reincarnated in tournament format.


On June 17, partypoker deployed a major software platform upgrade forcing players to set a new player alias.
Partypoker Officially Adopts HUD Ban, Plans Fixed Buy-in Change

HUD ban and forced alias change comes into effect, as operator prepares to switch all cash games to 100 big blinds buy-in.


As players at partypoker prepare themselves for the upcoming ecology changes that will force them to change their screen names and put a ban on third-party…
Exclusive: partypoker to Implement Fixed Buy-in Functionality at Cash Games by the End of June

As a part of partypoker’s ongoing changes to improve ecology, all cash games will have a fixed 100 big-blind buy-in by the end of this month.


The world’s leading online poker giant, PokerStars has announced in a press statement that  6+ Hold’em (the company’s Short Deck Poker game)...
6+ Hold’em MTTs to Debut on PokerStars as SCOOP Side Events

Starting May 17, Short Deck tournaments will become available at PokerStars in both tournaments and Sit & Go formats.


Online poker giant PokerStars will soon be launching the action-packed game, 6+ Hold’em in tournament format.
Exclusive: 6+ Hold’em, Showtime and Fusion to Return to PokerStars in Tournament Format

Both Hold’em and Omaha versions of Showtime are among the games that will soon make their debut as MTTs.


The world’s leading online poker site, PokerStars, may bring back its novelty twists on the classic Texas Hold’em poker variant— Split…
PokerStars Hints that Showtime, Split Hold’em May Return in Tournament Format

MTT versions of recent limited-run games have been requested by players.


Showtime Hold’em is the newest in a long line of poker game innovations from PokerStars. The world’s largest online poker room added the new real money poker…
PokerStars Continues Online Poker Innovation with New Showtime Hold’em

In its latest new poker variant, a player’s hole cards are exposed as soon as they fold.


PokerStars is set to launch its new novelty cash game, Showtime Hold’em, across the dot-com network later today, PRO can exclusively reveal.
PokerStars Launches New Cash Game Variant, Showtime Hold’em

Players that fold reveal what was in their hand, adding “fascinating strategic adjustments” to No Limit Hold’em.


Details on the two new titles have not been revealed. It seems likely that “Showtime” will be a new game variant with a twist on no limit hold’em--potentially where the player shows one or more hole cards.
Showtime and Spin & Goal: PokerStars Hints at New Game Novelties

A recent update to various poker clients suggests two new game variants are coming, as PokerStars seeks to define 2018 as the year of product innovation.


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