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After four years of the same two-week, €40 million guaranteed schedule, SCOOP 2017 will be the largest ever in practically every metric.
Online Poker’s Spring Tournament Series 2017: Key Facts and Figures

How almost $100 million in prize money will be paid out over the next 30 days across the world’s four largest online poker rooms.


Both PokerStars and partypoker are revamping their rewards programs this summer. We're soon to hit the high season for online poker tournaments, and all the major dot-com operators have laid their cards on the table with bumper schedules for May.
Marketing Insight

New rewards programs, big spring tournaments and the schedule for April promotions across the online poker industry.


888 has revealed the schedule for XL Inferno, the latest in its Super XL Series, promising $7.5 million in guaranteed prizes across almost 200 events.
888 Joins the Spring Tournament Season with XL Inferno

888 unveils new branding for a 2017 “Championship Series”—promising bigger schedules and higher guarantees.


Partypoker has revealed details of its next Powerfest tournament series, with $20 million in guaranteed prizes across 301 events.
Partypoker is Back in the Big Leagues with $20 Million Tournament Series

Powerfest festival has grown by a factor of ten in three years, and now guarantees more in prize money than PokerStars’ TCOOP.


888 signs a Twitch star, PokerStars signs a high stakes pro. Jaime Staples signs with PokerVision.
Marketing Insight

Three new ambassadors are signed, four tournament series exceed guarantees, and a February full of promotions.


Along with the surprise announcement last week of a new stop on its new Millions tour to take place on Russian soil, the world's third largest international online poker room has announced a slate of new promotions online.
Marketing Insight

The latest on online poker tournaments, promotions and more.


Partypoker to run a live event on Russian soil. Amaya expects to post a bumper 2016, but warns of 2017 headwinds.
Poker Insight

A new live event in Russia, two market withdrawals, 2016 revenue figures from the US markets plus hopes for 2017.


Three major tournament series running in the dot-com market in January. Innovative new promotions from 888, Winamax, Adjarabet and more.
Marketing Insight

Get up to speed with every major tournament and promotion running this month, plus all the latest industry marketing news.


The two leading online poker rooms have both announced their first tournament series for next year. PokerStars' annual TCOOP commences on January 18, and 888's next SuperXL will kick off just a day later.
PokerStars TCOOP and 888’s Super XL Will Go Head to Head in January

Top two operators will kickstart 2017 with big tournament series.


While the guarantees for each individual event have yet to be released, the total guaranteed prize pool across the whole series will be $15 million.
PokerStars Looks Ahead to TCOOP 2017 Event

Feedback from players leads to extensive scheduling changes this year.


888poker has continued its marketing strategy of emphasising the fun side of poker with the release of its second #HEADSUP video series.
Marketing Insight

The partypoker Power Series, the Winamax Series, the London Hippodrome’s new sponsored poker pros and more.


PokerStars hosted a meeting with player advocates at their Montreal offices earlier this week to discuss the ongoing dispute over the reduced VIP benefits in 2016.
Poker Room Insight

PokerStars, partypoker, Unibet, iPoker and more in this week’s wrap-up of online poker platform and software news.


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