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Jason Somerville is hosting a contest to find the “Next Great Twitch Streamer” in conjunction with his company Run It Up.
PokerStars Offers Platinum Pass to Encourage Live Streaming

Operator’s investment into Twitch continues with new competition to find the next ambassador.


PokerStars is once again raising the profile of live streaming poker on Twitch by incentivizing players to become the “Next Great Twitch Streamer” with a…
PokerStars Further Promotes Twitch Poker with Platinum Pass Giveaway

Jason Somerville, Liv Boeree, Igor Kurganov and Jamie Staples host contests for players to win their way into the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship.


"We are eager to grow the game of poker by reaching more fans, more regularly, and with superior poker programming.”
Jason Somerville’s Run It Up Studios and PokerStars Announce New Partnership to Grow Twitch Poker

Las Vegas studio to be hub for creation and promotion of PokerStars’ live-streaming content.


For many years playing online poker for a living was the dream of many aspiring players. Back in the “old” days, it was even realistically possible…
Is Twitch Streaming The New Route to Becoming an Online Poker Professional?

PokerStars’ Eric Hollreiser weighs in on how poker players can leverage the popularity of Twitch to “earn a living.”


Last month PokerStars unveiled a new Twitch section on its blog. PokerStars is now looking to raise the stakes and is deepening its connection with the live-streaming site.
PokerStars Doubling Down on Twitch as a Promotional Vehicle

Software updates suggest PokerStars is planning to integrate Twitch with its Stars Rewards program.


PokerStars is hosting what it hopes will be the biggest event in poker history, and today it announced new ways to win entry into the PokerStars Players No…
PokerStars Ambassadors Offer New Ways to Win $30,000 Prize Packages

PokerStars is hosting what it hopes will be the biggest event in poker history, and today it announced new ways to win…


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.


PokerStars has relaunched its English-language introductory poker training site. Formerly Poker School Online, the site has rebranded to PokerStars School, and now sports a fresh new design that fits in with the primary PokerStars websites.
PokerStars Relaunches Poker Video Training Site

Poker School Online becomes PokerStarsSchool.com.


The big MTT series at the top three online poker rooms successfully concluded. Phil Galfond launched Draftboard.com, a new real money Daily Fantasy Sports site.
Big Prizes, New Tournaments, and Run it Once DFS: This Week in Online Poker

Leading the news this week was of course the successful conclusion of the big MTT series at the top three online poker…


“Discord is a free voice and text chat app designed specifically for gaming,” according to the company web site. Requiring less system resources than alternative…
Discord: What it is and Why You Need to Know About it

The voice and text chat app offers a new platform for gaming operators to communicate with their customers.


Guarantees for WCOOP are up 20% on the $50 million guaranteed last year and larger than the $55 million SCOOP earlier this year.
By the Numbers: How Over $100 Million Will be Paid Out in Online Tournament Series Next Month

Record-breaking $60 million WCOOP will lead the pack as all operators up their total guarantees.


The use of live streaming as a method to promote poker continues to grow unabated. PokerStars added two new members to its Team Online last week, and earlier…
Live Streaming: Still the Hottest Vehicle for Promoting Poker

Both online and land-based poker providers continue to embrace the medium as a means to reaching their target audiences.


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