partypoker Streamlines MILLION Qualifiers Path

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Online poker room partypoker has reworked the qualifying structure for its weekly flagship partypoker MILLION tournament. It has eliminated the myriad of satellites and while there are still extended paths to qualification, the route from nothing to the MILLIONS seems more straight-forward now. partypoker has gotten rid of the $22 Mega Sats as well as… Read more »

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FOX Bet, PokerStars Announce Inaugural Pennsylvania Winter Series

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Things just keep getting better for poker players in the state of Pennsylvania. It was announced today that FOX Bet and PokerStars will  open the doors to the inaugural Pennsylvania Winter Series. The event will tie in with the promotion of the upcoming NFL Super Bowl alongside poker tournaments exclusively for residents of the state… Read more »

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Signs Point to partypoker Nevada Launch in Near Future

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Eyebrows were raised throughout the poker community over the weekend when BetMGM sent out an interesting e-mail to its customers. The e-mail, hyping a promotion that began Sunday, strongly implies that partypoker might be launching soon in Nevada. Though many people received the e-mail, poker media maven Kevin Mathers posted it on Twitter for those… Read more »

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partypoker Rings in 2020 With New Year Rush Promo

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Holidays, changes of season, and major sporting events are all good excuses for online poker rooms to run promotions. The turn of the decade is no different. It’s a special milestone and the perfect time for a poker room to do something. Enter partypoker. Beginning this Monday, the online poker room is running the “New… Read more »

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partypoker Implements Run It Twice Feature

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Players on partypoker were greeted with a new software update on Thursday. Much of the update added new cosmetic features such as table themes and fixed bugs, but it did add a few new things that player should enjoy. Headlining the update is the option to Run It Twice. Running it twice should be familiar… Read more »

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888 Changes BLAST Poker Structure

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Like most online poker rooms or networks, 888poker has its version of the jackpot Sit-and-Go called BLAST Poker. Recently, the poker room adjusted the structure of these quick Sit-and-Go’s to bring them a bit more in line with those of its competitors. A chair has been removed BLAST poker games are now three-handed, super-turbo contests.… Read more »

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Coral Poker Leaving iPoker Network for partypoker

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Coral Poker surprised the online poker world over the weekend, announcing a sudden jump from the iPoker Network to the partypoker Network. In fact, there was no formal announcement on its website, just an e-mail sent to customers. Coral Poker will shut down its iPoker operations tomorrow. The e-mail reads as follows: Hi …. We’re… Read more »

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WSOP.com, partypoker Giving Away Trips to the Super Bowl

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As a Green Bay Packers fan, I am still reeling a bit from the team’s egg-laying in San Francisco this past weekend. It is still great, though, to realize that the team is 8-3 and is probably heading to its first playoff appearance in a few years. Hopefully, they will be able to make it… Read more »

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MPN Sets Closure Date of May 2020

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The Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) announced that it was going the way of the dodo about two months ago. The exact termination date was still up in the air, though. Last week, things were brought into focus as it was revealed that MPN will shut down on May 19, 2020. The information was divulged by… Read more »

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partypoker Rolls Out Mobile App Update

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partypoker released an update to its mobile client this week, the first stage in a major makeover that will last into the early months of 2020. The update currently affects only SPINS games and features a new portrait orientation and social poker additions. One-handed multi-tabling We are all used to seeing online poker screens oriented… Read more »

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PokerStars, Twitch Partnering to Award Two Platinum Passes to 2020 PSPC

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PokerStars and Twitch are giving poker players the opportunity to win one of two Platinum Passes for the 2020 PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC). It starts with one simple step: link one’s PokerStars account to their Twitch account. Connect the accounts Connecting other accounts to Twitch is commonplace today. Other services use it… Read more »

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PokerStars Introduces Deep Water and Tempest Cash Games

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PokerStars used to be best known for its multi-table tournament schedule and while players certainly still flock to Stars for tournaments, the poker room has also become known for its cycling of novelty cash games. Just a week after ending the two-year run of Power Up, PokerStars announced on Wednesday the launch of not one,… Read more »

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Daniel Negreanu Signs with GGPoker

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Daniel Negreanu, one of the most recognizable poker players in the world, announced on Wednesday that he has signed on as an ambassador for GGPoker. Didn’t see that coming His reveal came via a one-minute video on Twitter, recorded as he was walking down the Las Vegas Strip. “In a very short time, GGPoker has… Read more »

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PokerStars Announces First-Ever PACOOP

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Less than two weeks after PokerStars, in conjunction with Mount Airy Casino, became the first online poker room to go live in Pennsylvania, the site has already announced a major internet poker series. On Friday, Fox Bet and PokerStars released the schedule for the inaugural Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker (PACOOP), another poker series in… Read more »

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Red Star Poker Moving from MPN to iPoker Network

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Red Star Poker announced on Monday that it will soon be joining Playtech’s iPoker Network, leaving the Microgaming Poker Network (MPN). MPN will soon have zero skins The move is necessary because Microgaming is shutting down its poker operations sometime next year, in either the second or third quarter. Microgaming announced the surprising decision two… Read more »

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PokerStars to Power Down Power Up

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Those of you who are fans of PokerStars’ two-year old novelty game Power Up had better get your fill now, because the game’s days are numbered. According to PokerFuse, PokerStars is preparing to pull the plug on the poker/deck-building love child. No end date has been provided. “PokerStars has made the decision to remove [Power… Read more »

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PokerStars to Launch in Pennsylvania on Monday

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Online poker was legalized in Pennsylvania exactly two years ago, but there are still no online poker rooms up and running in the state. Online casinos exist, as do sportsbooks, but no internet poker. Until Monday. According to PlayPennsylvania, PokerStars will be the first online poker room to launch in the Keystone State on Monday.… Read more »

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MPN Pushing Out Its Final Poker Client Update

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The Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) is rolling out the final release of its Prima poker* client. In announcement last week, the network said v43.1 will be distributed by November 7th. Though the Prima poker client was only released last summer, this will be the last update because MPN is shutting down in 2020. Aside from… Read more »

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partypoker Reviving Tournament Dollars Next Week

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Online poker satellite tournaments can be quite the good time. They are a way for poor saps like me to find a way into an expensive tournament at a lower price point. They can also be a cool way to make a profit, as they typically require a slightly different strategy, since oftentimes multiple spots… Read more »

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PokerStars Introduces Spin & Go Flash

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If you have been playing on PokerStars the last few years and have enjoyed revving up some Spin & Go tournaments but thought to yourself, “Man, these three-handed, hyper-turbo Sit-and-Go’s are just too damn slow for my on-the-move lifestyle,” then you will be thrilled with the new addition PokerStars introduced on Friday. Now live is… Read more »

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