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Launched on November 4, GGNetwork's version of Short Deck is available in both cash game and tournament format.
GGNetwork’s Version of Short Deck Goes Live

GGN’s five-max, CNY-denominated, 50-ante game launches across the network.


PokerStars has withdrawn 6+ Hold’em Spin & Go’s from its game offerings after an eight-week run. The game was removed from the PokerStars client over the weekend presumably due to lack of popularity.
PokerStars Stops Offering 6+ Hold’em Spin & Gos

After running for nearly eight weeks, PokerStars withdraws lottery-style variant of Short Deck.


PokerStars players in India will no longer be able to play the popular three-handed Sit and Go games with randomized prize pools.
PokerStars Discontinues Spin & Gos in Indian Market

Lottery Sit and Go format will become the second popular variant after 6+ Hold’em to be axed in the Indian market.


The world’s leading online poker room PokerStars has launched a 6+ Hold’em (Short Deck) version of its immensely popular lottery-style Spin & Go…
PokerStars Launches 6+ Hold’em Spin & Gos

Games are spread at five buy-ins from $1 to $100.


The game is played similarly to the classic Texas Hold’em except that deuces through fives are removed.
Exclusive: PokerStars to Spread 6+ Hold’em in Spin & Go Format

Short deck Spin and Go will become the fourth lottery sit and go format for the operator.


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.


GGNetwork (GGN), one of the industry’s fastest-growing online poker networks, has confirmed  that Short Deck Poker will likely make its debut on the network…
GG Network Will “Probably” Launch Short Deck Poker in 2019

The stripped deck version of Texas Hold’em continues to surge in popularity as GGNetwork is set to add this action-packed variant to its game offering.


PokerStars SCOOP is off to a strong start, with $6.5 million paid out on the opening day alone. Partypoker's KO Series has seen some big overlays, with each three opening Championship failing to cover.
First Week Spring Series Performance: PokerStars, partypoker and GG Network

How SCOOP, KO Series and Good Games Series stack up after their first few days.


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.


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.


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.


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