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With its $60 million guaranteed prize pool, Powerfest has almost doubled in size since its 2017 September outing where $35 million was guaranteed.
September’s Powerfest from Partypoker Nips At The Heels of PokerStars’ WCOOP

Powerfest will return with the biggest prize pool in its history.


Final numbers from many of last month's big online poker series have been tallied. Partypoker has rebranded and expanded its three-handed Sit and Go Hero tournaments.
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Operators finally tout their successful tournament series and start gearing up for the busy winter period.


When the dust settled last month, the top three online poker operators emerged having hosted their most successful tournament series to date.
Three Weeks, 650 Tournaments, $100 Million in Prize Money: Industry Sets New Bar for Online Poker Tournaments

PokerStars’ WCOOP, partypoker’s Powerfest and 888’s XL Eclipse Series all finish on a high with all Main Events covering their guarantees.


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…


When the dust settles over the next 48 hours, expect the top three online poker operators to boast about how they hosted their most successful tournament series to date.
Three Weeks, 650 Tournaments, $100 Million in Prize Money: Industry Sets New Bar for Online Poker Tournaments

PokerStars’ WCOOP, partypoker’s Powerfest and 888’s XL Eclipse Series all finish on a high with all Main Events covering their guarantees.


Virtue Poker is seeking to raise $25 million in its ICO to build a decentralized online poker platform.
Czech’s Guarantees, Australian Updates and the Virtue of the Blockchain: This Week in Online Poker

Is there virtue in a decentralized blockchain-based online poker room? Virtue Poker hit the headlines this week touting…


Five major dot-com tournaments will run in September and two in France. Global Poker League launches in India.
This Week in Online Poker: Favorable Reviews, Big MTTs and India in the Spotlight

There’s no doubt about it, September is going to be huge for online MTTs, quite possibly the biggest month for…


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.


Next month’s WCOOP will include a WCOOP Low tier with $11 million in guarantees, plus a leaderboard for non-Hold'em games.
Partypoker, PokerStars Reveal Details on Their “Biggest Ever” Tournament Series

Full schedule for Powerfest revealed, while WCOOP will have a Low tier, a non-NL leaderboard, and second chance freerolls daily.


XL Eclipse is the second installment of a new three-part annual tournament series introduced by 888poker this year.
888’s Next XL Tournament Series Will Also be its Biggest Yet

Hot on the heels of parypoker’s Powerfest announcement, 888poker has committed to an $8 million XL Eclipse.


Bryan was formerly the Senior Manager of Online Championships at PokerStars and founder of the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP).
“Re-Creating the Golden Age of Online MTTs”: Inventor of SCOOP Discusses New partypoker Appointment

Exclusive interview with online poker industry veteran Bryan Slick, formerly the head of managing PokerStars’ iconic SCOOP, WCOOP and TCOOP events, in his new role at partypoker.


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.


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Poker Players Go To Extreme Lengths To Sabotage Venetian $150K
In the wake of controversy over the Venetian's $150k "Total Prize Pool," poker players are banding together to keep participation in the event to a minimum. — read more »
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