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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.


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.


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.


The TRIO Series, which made its debut last year is returning back for its second iteration with more than €7 million prize money starting May 26.
TRIO Series Returns to PokerStars European Segregated Market with €7 Million Guaranteed Prize Pool

Starting May 26, the 180-tournaments series has 40% higher guarantees and double the schedule of last year’s inaugural TRIO.


Partypoker has announced it has closed 94 accounts across the dot-com and dot-eu networks. In April, partypoker closed 277 bot accounts between December and March.
Partypoker Continues Its Fight Against Bots with Second Wave of Account Closures

A further 94 fraudulent accounts have been closed during April, with over $180,000 reimbursed to players.


US-facing online poker network WPN becomes the latest online poker network to declare a full-fledged war against bots.
WPN Publishes List of Banned Accounts in its Fight Against Bots

Two accounts have been banned with a total of $200,000 returned to over 5000 players.


PokerStars is expected to deal its 200 billionth hand on May 1. To celebrate this landmark, the room is giving away more than $1 million across through a variety of promotions across its major markets.
PokerStars Gears Up to Celebrate 200 Billionth Hand Across All Major Markets

More than $1 million to be given away via a string of promotions over the next 15 days as it nears the 200 billion hand landmark.


GVC owned partypoker has announced that the online poker room has recently taken stern action against hundreds of bot accounts in its continued attempt to provide a safer and fairer online poker room to play.
Partypoker Touts its Bot Detection Ability as it Moves Towards Banning All Tracking Tools

The room has committed to make the games cleaner in 2019 as it moves towards a ban on HUDs and other third-party tools.


The report provides in-depth analysis of several aspects of the online poker industry including a detailed look at recent marketing strategies, product development, the regulatory landscape affecting the growth of the game and other key indicators.
Poker Industry PRO Releases The State of the Online Poker Industry Report for Spring 2019

The 52-page report focuses on the major industry trends and regulatory developments while analyzing the performance of the leading online poker operators.


French-based operator Winamax has announced that it has extended its partnership with WSOP . The room is offering WSOP packages for both the Main and a couple of other bracelet events.
Winamax Kicks Off Online Qualifiers for the 2019 World Series of Poker

French online poker operator teams up with the WSOP for the sixth year in a row.


There is been an intense battle going on between the two major the European segregated market. The difference in cash game traffic between PokerStars Europe network and Winamax has shrunk to less than 3%.
PokerStars and Winamax Fighting Neck-and-Neck in European Segregated Market

Traffic in lockstep as both operators prepare for their big spring tournament series.


Winamax has announced the schedule of its flagship Winamax Series that will commence on March 31. It will be competing alongside PokerStars’ SCOOP in the European segregated market.
European Operators Gear Up for Spring with Winamax Series and SCOOPs Announced

Schedule for Winamax Series has been revealed , with €12 million to be paid across 165 events including the return of €2 million guaranteed Million Event.


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