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PokerStars will change the name of KO Poker to UFC KO and give it a new look, with tables designed to resemble the famous octagon ring.
PokerStars Rebrands KO Poker, Announces $10 Million UFC KO Poker Series

To coincide with the launch of new look KO tables, PokerStars will be hosting UFC KO Poker Series across all its major markets.


PokerStars' TRIO Series in the European segregated market paid out €9.2 million. In Italy, PokerStars hosted Turbo Week that awarded €1.5 million.
Third Wave of Spring Tournament Series Concludes

Trio Series on PokerStars.EU, Turbo Series on PokerStars.IT, and Monster Series on both partypoker.com and dot-EU finish the spring season.


Online poker in Spain generated €21.2 million in GGR during the first quarter of 2019. Revenue from tournament poker accounted for €13.7 million, exceeding the previous high of €13.1 million collected in the first quarter last year.
Market Monitor: Spain Q1 2019

Online poker in Spain generated €21.2 million in gross gaming revenue (GGR) during the first quarter of 2019, according…


GGR from tournament poker continued its long-standing growth trend in Q1 with an annual increase of 1.3%.
Online Poker Growth in France Levels Off

Shared liquidity in the country produced higher revenue from online poker, but significant events are necessary for growth to continue.


PokerStars Ambassador and PSPC champion Colillas will be fronting a digital marketing campaign for the online poker room, the operator has announced.
PSPC Winner Ramón Colillas Heads up PokerStars’ Spanish Digital Marketing Campaign “Dare to Dream”

Campaign to air on social media in Spain over the course of the year.


As seen in the previous two years, each of the events has been replicated to match like-for-like the World Series including event names, formats, and structures.
Winamax Announces Third Edition of Mini WSOP

The miniature online version of the World Series of Poker schedule returns to Winamax with 1/100th buy-in scale.


Partypoker has announced it has closed 94 accounts across the dot-com and dot-eu networks. In April, partypoker closed 277 bot accounts between December and March.
Partypoker Continues Its Fight Against Bots with Second Wave of Account Closures

A further 94 fraudulent accounts have been closed during April, with over $180,000 reimbursed to players.


Deployed in Spain and France, though not yet in Portugal, the move follows its trial adoption in Italy last summer which the company has touted as a success.
Six-Max Cash Game Table Limit Rolls Out on PokerStars Europe

Almost a year after its deployment in Italy, the table cap is deployed on France and Spain.


Traditionally the busiest month for online poker tournaments, 2019 is no exception, with several operators lining up their flagship online tournament series to run over the next few weeks.
Spring Tournament Series, Wave Two: Breaking Down Every Major MTT Series Running This Month

How over $115 million in prize money is being paid out this May across some of the world’s largest online poker rooms.


Kevin Martin is a Canadian Big Brother contestant and prominent Twitch Poker Streamer. After three years with PokerStars as part of the Team Online roster, Kevin Martin has signed on with competitor partypoker.
Ex-PokerStars Pro Kevin Martin Signs with Partypoker

Martin joins Team Online along with ex-PokerStars Twitch pros Jeff Gross and Jaime Staples.


Four new ambassadors and eight new streamers join the PokerStars team. New Ambassadors come in the form of Arlie Shaban and the OP Poker Team, who will stream PokerStars' new poker innovations.
PokerStars Reveals New Stable of Twitch Streamers and Ambassadors

Twelve have been signed to the PokerStars roster this week in the wake of high-profile departures in February.


Online poker giant PokerStars has moved to put an end the use of all automated seating scripts in its continued attempt to level the playing field for all its…
Seating Scripts Now Completely Banned on PokerStars

Unexpected consequences of previous restrictions caused increased difficulties for players looking to get a seat.


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