Pennsylvania Welcomes WSOP.com to Online Poker Fray

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Not 24/7 just yet WSOP.com has gone live in Pennsylvania. The online poker room began its soft launch period on Monday, July 12 at 2:00pm ET; it will run through July 15. As long as no problems arise that would necessitate extended downtime or regulatory review (it would be very unusual for this to happen),… Read more »

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WSOP.com to Launch in Pennsylvania on July 12

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Pennsylvania online poker market heating up We knew it was coming, but now we know when. WSOP.com has announced that it will launch in Pennsylvania next Monday, July 12. It will become the third online poker room to go live in the Keystone state, after PokerStars and BetMGM (BetMGM also launched along with sister site… Read more »

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WSOP.com Targeting Summer Launch in Pennsylvania and Michigan

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Time to show off the new 888poker platform It’s an embarrassment of riches in Pennsylvania and Michigan! It appears that both states will soon have a third competitor in the race for online poker supremacy. In a recent investor conference call, 888 CEO Itai Pazner said that WSOP.com, which runs the 888poker platform, will soon… Read more »

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PokerStars Launches SCOOP Afterparty Tournament Series

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Keep on SCOOPing The PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) may have just ended, but apparently that does not mean that the festivities are actually over. On Tuesday, PokerStars kicked off the SCOOP Afterparty, another, shorter tournament series for players who are jonesing for more SCOOP. The SCOOP Afterparty will run through Sunday, May… Read more »

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BetMGM Online Series Kicks Off in Michigan This Weekend

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BetMGM is set to host its first online poker tournament series in Michigan, less than a month after the site launched. Simply called the BetMGM Online Series, it will run Sunday, April 18 through Sunday, April 25 and consist of ten events. The $75,000 guaranteed Main Event is the final tournament on the schedule and… Read more »

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PokerStars Inks Six New Ambassadors

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We are in a distinctly new era of online poker than we were in just a decade ago. During the poker boom, online poker rooms – Full Tilt Poker, especially – raced to sign as many poker pros and poker celebrities as they could to represent their sites. Black Friday killed most of that (and… Read more »

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PokerStars Announces 2021 SCOOP Schedule

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$100 million in guarantees Might as well make it a PokerStars new trifecta today. The Stars three-hit combo, if you will. On Tuesday, the world’s largest poker room announces the schedule for one of the world’s largest online poker festivals, the 2021 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). This year’s SCOOP will run April… Read more »

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