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PokerStars has ended the 5-max format trial at micro-stakes cash games in its European segregated market.
PokerStars Ends Five-Handed Trial in Europe Following Drop in Cash Game Traffic

Micro-stakes cash game tables return to 6-max after two-week test run.


The switch from 6-max to 5-max tables came into effect on July 24 at NLHE and PLO 2NL and 5NL ring and Zoom games.
PokerStars Trials Five-Handed at Micro Stakes Cash Game Tables in European Segregated Market

Following a short-lived trial in Italy last year, PokerStars is once again testing out five-max cash game tables at 2NL and 5NL stakes.


The upcoming Winamax Series guarantees €14 million to make it the largest in its history. The 25th installment of Winamax Series runs from September 1 for the standard twelve days with a total of 169 events.
Winamax’s Next Online Tournament Series will be Its Largest Ever

€14 million has been guaranteed over the course of 12 days including three tournaments with seven-figure guarantees.


In an otherwise declining market, WSOP.com has been the lone bright spot for online poker in the state of New Jersey over the past year.
New Jersey Shared Liquidity Pays Big Dividends for WSOP.com During the World Series of Poker

Soaring revenues during the summer series serve as an incentive for Pennsylvania to join the MultiState Internet Gaming Agreement once online poker launches in the state.


The game has been a permanent fixture in the French market for many years. Eureka on Winamax.ES plays exactly the same as Bingo in France.
Winamax Launches Cash Game Bingo Mini-Game as “Eureka” in Spanish Market

Permanent promotion makes its debut in Spain.


Portugal’s gaming regulator SRIJ has finally authorized 888 for cross-border shared liquidity. As per the official gazette, 888 is approved to offer shared liquidity in cash games and tournaments, in Hold’em and Omaha variants.
888Poker Approved for Shared Liquidity Between Portugal and Spain

Portuguese players may finally have a second site to play on as the SRIJ approves 888 for cross-border online poker.


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.


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