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PokerStars PACOOP 2020 for Pennsylvania

PokerStars PACOOP 2020 Awards More Than $2M

Friday, 09th October 2020

The 2020 Pennsylvania Championship of Online Poker wrapped up last weekend, and PokerStars PA tallied the numbers. The PACOOP as a whole awarded more than $2 million in prize pools over the course of its 50 tournaments, far surpassing the $1.5 million it promised. Both Main Event tournaments also exceeded

Midway Poker Tour

The Life and Death of the Midway Poker Tour

Friday, 09th October 2020

It is a tough time for poker players, especially in the United States. All live poker cash games and tournaments shut down in March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, and a great many venues have yet to reopen their poker rooms. And in the US, players have very few

PokerStars Bounty Builder Series

PokerStars Brings Back Bounty Builder Series Oct 11-25

Thursday, 08th October 2020

Poker players today seem to love bounty tournaments. A little progressive knockout action here and some total knockout action there. The bounty adds another element to tournaments, allows for some unique strategies to obtain bounties but remain on course for the long-term result. While poker players had their fill of

Michigan Gaming Control Board - MGCB

Michigan iGaming and iPoker Closer to Hopeful November Launch

Tuesday, 06th October 2020

Michigan is moving along at a solid clip toward launching online poker and casino sites. And compared to states like Pennsylvania that took more than two years from the signing of the bill to the launch of its first poker site, Michigan is wasting no time. This may be a

WSOP online poker

Pennsylvania Gaming Board Approves 888 for Online Gaming

Monday, 05th October 2020

The path of 888 and the poker site to the Pennsylvania internet gaming market has been a confusing one. And there has been no evidence of expediency whatsoever. Nearly three years after Pennsylvania legalized online gaming and nearly one year after PokerStars became the first – and still only

PokerStars NJCOOP 2020

New Jersey Players Prepare for PokerStars NJCOOP

Saturday, 03rd October 2020

New Jersey online poker players have a busy month in October, especially with the most recent announcement by PokerStars. In one week, PokerStars will launch its annual New Jersey Championship of Online Poker (NJCOOP). With a total of 54 events and $1 million in guarantees, the series will offer a

WSOP Circuit Online Fall Series

WSOP Announces New Online Fall Circuit Series

Friday, 02nd October 2020

The World Series of Poker is ready to offer another WCOP Circuit series. It will be another online event and one only for US players located in New Jersey and Nevada. It is unclear if players in Delaware can participate. (They were able to play in the June series but

WPT Champions Cup

Inaugural WPT World Online Championships Awards $100.7M

Thursday, 01st October 2020

The World Poker Tour just wrapped up its inaugural World Online Championships (WOC) on PartyPoker last week. And now that the craziness of 71 days of online poker tournaments has settled, the WPT released the final numbers. The highlight? The WPT WOC awarded $100,746,175 to players in the WPT-branded events.

ClubWPT Lynn Gilmartin

ClubWPT to Host Freeroll Series with PLON in October

Thursday, 01st October 2020

The World Poker Tour recently announced that it struck a partnership with Poker League of Nations to run a series of freeroll tournaments online at ClubWPT in October. Players from around the world will be able to participate. Those with existing ClubWPT accounts will be able to play, of course,

Poker justice

Postle Case Defendants Speak as Galfond Leads Data Search

Tuesday, 29th September 2020

Two weeks ago, a yearlong legal matter – the lawsuit known to many in the poker world as the Postle cheating case – ended…for the most part. Or so we thought. The list of plaintiffs included Veronica Brill (the woman who brought the cheating allegations to the larger poker community