WSOP.com Introduces Spring Online Championships

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The WSOP.com Online Super Circuit just ended, so WSOP.com figured it was as good of a time as any to start up another big tournament series. And the Spring Online Championships is much, much bigger. Starting today, April 1st, and running through May 3rd, the Spring Online Championships feature more than 100 events and over… Read more »

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WPT Announces WPTDeepStacks partypoker Series for Spain and France

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The World Poker Tour (WPT) announced on Tuesday that it is taking WPTDeepStacks events to the Spanish and French iterations of partypoker for the first time. The festivities begin this coming weekend on April 5th and will run through April 20th. “WPTDeepStacks and partypoker are bringing wonderful new tournaments for online players in France and… Read more »

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GGPoker Launches Daily Freerolls, Rush & Cash Promos

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We are living in tough times right now. The coronavirus pandemic gets worse by the day. Most of us are sheltered in our homes, not leaving except to grab a few groceries. The most fortunate of us are simply massively inconvenienced by this whole mess. If you do fall into that group and are looking… Read more »

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“Fit or Fold” As a Strategic Approach in Poker

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You can most certainly play poker with a straightforward approach. Play the Top Ten hands, pocket Aces through tens with Big Slick and Big Chick tossed in with the occasional foray with an A-J- or A-10, but eventually that will become recognizable, especially by your opposition. Thus, when you come in for your raises, the… Read more »

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KamaGames, Hard Rock Launch New Social Casino App

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Play money app fills temporary market void With most of the world trying to get through the coronavirus pandemic at home, online poker is booming. So what better time to launch an online gambling app? On Tuesday, KamaGames and Hard Rock International debuted the mobile app Hard Rock Blackjack in both Apple’s App Store and… Read more »

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partypoker Bringing Several Live Events Online

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With most casinos in the United States and Europe closed, the live poker tournament calendar no longer exists. Every date says some version of “PPD.” Fortunately, many countries have access to online poker (most of USA#1 being the big exception). And with casinos going dark, partypoker has been trying to fill the void, moving some… Read more »

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PokerStars Launches Swap Hold’em

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With all the craziness going on in the world with the novel coronavirus pandemic, one thing is, for the most part, business as usual: online poker. After all, if people are going to stay inside, what better way to pass the time than online poker? And to keep things interesting, PokerStars launched a new novelty… Read more »

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partypoker Eyeing Pennsylvania

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Many online poker players today do not remember a world in which partypoker dominated the internet poker industry (also a time when partypoker capitalized the first letter of its name). Believe it or not, though, partypoker was the 800-pound gorilla during the poker boom, before it left the U.S. market when the UIGEA passed in… Read more »

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partypoker Adds Rabbit Hunting in Latest Software Update

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Last week, partypoker distributed an update to its poker software. There was nothing revolutionary included, but a few additions should appeal to recreational players and, as we know, the industry has been targeting casual players for months. The highlight of the update is something pros will probably hurumph at: rabbit hunting. Coulda, woulda, shoulda Rabbit… Read more »

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GGNetwork Launches Spin & Gold Games

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The GGNetwork introduced Spin & Gold games over the weekend, its long-awaited version of the popular jackpot Sit & Go. The structure is the same as it is virtually everywhere else around the internet: three-handed, hyper-turbo Sit & Go’s with a random prize pool determined once everyone is seated. There are some differences, though, namely… Read more »

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partypoker Revamps Cash Game Leaderboards Yet Again

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I would suspect that partypoker is eventually going to settle on a structure for its Cash Game Leaderboards and stick with it for a while, but for now things continue to be malleable. Over the weekend, partypoker changed the Cash Game Leaderboards once again, the second time it has done so in about a week.… Read more »

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2018 PokerStars WCOOP Main Event Winner Disqualified, Ezequiel Waigel Named Champ

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Good things come to those who wait The long, international nightmare is over. Ezequiel “eze88888” Waigel has become the self-proclaimed “World default champ of online poker 2018.” This past weekend, PokerStars stripped “wann2play” of his 2018 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) title, giving it to Waigel. wann2play was disqualified for unspecified (publicly, that is)… Read more »

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PokerStars Sidebets Go Live

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After a testing period in January, PokerStars has officially launched poker side bets to most of its players. It appears that the side bet option is available on the .COM, .UK, .EU, .NET and Russia-based clients. It may only be available to certain accounts right now, though. Though some media reports say that PokerStars announced… Read more »

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partypoker Tweaks Cash Game Leaderboards, Adds $80K to Prize Pool

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Well that was fast. Just two weeks after introducing Cash Game Leaderboards, partypoker has already decided to rework them. Fortunately, things have changed for the better, as even though there are more numbers to stare at, the leaderboards are now easier to figure out. There is also more opportunity for more players and the total… Read more »

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PokerStars Launches Pot-Limit Six-Card Omaha Games

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Have you ever played Texas Hold’em and wished you had more than two hole cards? And then, when you realized Omaha Hold’em was a thing, did you play Omaha and wish you had more than four hole cards? Well, Pot-Limit Five-Card Omaha is also a thing, but that’s not important right now. What is important… Read more »

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partypoker Launches Flexible MILLIONS Passport Satellite Program

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For the upcoming partypoker LIVE MILLIONS tour, the online poker room has introduced the “MILLIONS Passport,” giving poker players a more flexible option when qualifying for events. Phased satellites The MILLIONS Passport begins with online satellites. These satellites cost $109 to enter and use a “phased” format. A phased tournament is effectively a multiple starting… Read more »

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