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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.


Discord has over 45 million registered users with 9 million people around the world sending 200 million messages every day.
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.


Brand ambassadors that specialize in live streaming poker have become increasingly routine. Land-based poker operators have also seen the potential to use live streaming to reach wider audiences and have embraced the real-time broadcasting of their products.
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.


PokerStars’ $10 million giveaway promoting its new Stars Rewards is still running in most markets. Jeff Gross and Marcel Luske top the list of new poker ambassador signings.
Latest in Online Poker Promotions and Marketing: July 2017 Brief

The latest brand ambassador signings, summer online poker series and more.


As part of the partnership, Hart will be leveraging his global social media reach to introduce the PokerStars brand to new audiences and to "promote the fun and social aspects of poker."
Hollywood Star Kevin Hart Joins PokerStars as Brand Ambassador

Utilizing one of the biggest social media reaches in the world, Hart will promote the PokerStars brand in perhaps the biggest endorsement deal in online poker history.


At the time of writing, there are 149 players registered in the Masters game, and 62 for the All Stars.
Over 200 Players Ready for PokerStars “All Stars” Rake Free Cash Game

Some of the world’s top players, including Daniel “Jungleman” Cates, Timofey “Trueteller” Kuznetsov and Jonas “OtB_RedBaron” Mols sign up to PokerStars’ rake-free cash game experiment.


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.


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