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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.


The Portuguese gambling regulator has hinted that more operators could join the market in the coming weeks or months.
Portuguese Regulator Says More Operators to Join the Market in the Coming Weeks

After recently granting just the second license for online poker in years, the regulator says more are on the cards in the near future.


At the London ICE conference, the gambling regulatory authorities of France, Spain and Portugal came together to present market data on the performance of their first year under shared liquidity.
Regulators Look to Expand Southern European Liquidity to Other European Markets

Representatives from France, Spain and Portugal say they are open to expansion to other countries in the EEA.


PokerStars, partypoker and 888 will all sponsor live tours in 2019. Winamax is set to bring SISMIX to Spain.
How Three Operators Are Focusing Efforts On Spanish Live Poker in 2019

Following the advent of European shared liquidity in Spain, France and Portugal, PokerStars, partypoker and Winamax have announced Spanish festivals.


It was exactly a month ago, Ramon Colillas from Spain, hit the headlines by taking down the inaugural PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship…
PokerStars Players Championship Winner Ramon Colillas Joins PokerStars Team Pro

After winning the historic PSPC event in the Bahamas, the 30-year-old Spaniard now becomes a brand ambassador of PokerStars.


SISMIX promises another party-like atmosphere, this time at the Costa Brava. It has run for the past five years in Marrakech, where DJs, pool parties, theater and clubbing are as core to the event as the poker.
Winamax Live Heads to Spain for the First Time with SISMIX Costa Brava

Moving the SISMIX event from Morocco to Spain, Winamax shows its continued commitment to the Southern European segregated market.


PokerStars has scheduled another tournament series called Carnaval Series in the Southern European segregated market and the Italian market.
PokerStars Schedules “Carnaval” Tournament Series in Segregated European Markets

The €10 million series will be the eighth online poker tournament festival held in Southern European in little more than a year.


888Poker will continue to remain the exclusive worldwide online poker operator offering satellites and packages to the WSOP events for the fifth year in a row.
888Poker Launches WSOP 2019 Main Event Qualifiers Packages

Qualifiers to the WSOP 2019 Main Event are underway on 888Poker starting with just 1 cent.


The Million Event by Winamax boasting an ambitious guarantee of €2 Million generated €2.9 million in prize pool.
Winamax Triumphs in the €2 Million Guaranteed Main Event Battle versus PokerStars

Winamax’s Million Event raked in almost €3 million prize pool while PokerStars’s Main Event overlayed by €422,255.


Run it Once Poker still expected to launch this year. New online poker rooms should go live in Portugal.
Five Poker Developments that Didn’t Happen in 2018—But Will This Year

While 2018 was a banner year for online poker, a few things did not quite happen on schedule. Here’s five belated moves we expect to happen in 2019.


The Turbo Series returns for its second iteration on February 3. It has total series guarantee of $25 million including two Main Events with combined guarantees of $3 million.
PokerStars Turbo Series Returns with over $25 Million Guaranteed

The fast-paced tournament series will see a notable bump to its overall guaranteed prizes as well as the number of tournaments.


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