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PokerStars Begins Subtle Rollout of Major Software Upgrade

Friday, 26th April 2019

It seems that PokerStars has been keeping a secret. It was nothing nefarious or sinister, but something that will affect all players on the online poker site. Pokerfuse got the scoop on it and finally revealed it with PokerStars’ permission. PokerStars has been working on a software upgrade, one that

Poker Clothing Company 3Bet Going Out of Business

Friday, 26th April 2019

For years, poker players could be seen at major tournaments wearing 3Bet gear. The original shirts and jackets were admittedly very comfortable, and it wasn’t uncommon to see players like Antonio Esfandiari, Brian Rast, Scott Clements, and Jason Koon sporting the 3Bet logo. The company also had a booth in

New Jersey Regulator Issues Sports Betting Fine to PokerStars

Friday, 26th April 2019

The reason that the New Jersey internet gaming market was established in a strict regulatory environment was to be able to hold licensed operators to the letter of the law. There are room for mistakes, but operators will have to pay the price – usually in the form of a

Americas Cardroom Prepares for Summer $5M Venom

Thursday, 25th April 2019

The Venom is a tournament on Americas Cardroom, and it has undergone changes and reinventions. The latest iteration of Venom, however, might be the biggest one to date. It was officially announced in January, but the tournament doesn’t take place until July. The reason for the long preparation period is

2019 WSOP Europe Reveals Final Fall Schedule

Wednesday, 24th April 2019

With the World Series of Poker little more than one month from its kickoff in Las Vegas for the summer, WSOP executives took this opportunity to release the final schedule of the WSOP Europe. The European set of tournaments isn’t set to begin until the middle of October, but players

Moorman Captures 30th Online Poker Triple Crown

Monday, 22nd April 2019

Milestones are key to keeping a poker player motivated and striving for more success. Tournament players have various methods of tracking their wins and profits, though it can be tougher to do when a player wins millions over year and years in the game. Imagine how it must be for

PokerStars NJSCOOP to Begin May 4 for New Jersey Players

Sunday, 21st April 2019

Just after PokerStars announced its schedule and massive $75 million in guarantees for the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP), it also had news for the New Jersey market. The small but powerful little slice of the United States will have its NJSCOOP in May with more than $1 million

RedKings Online Poker Site to Close April 28

Sunday, 21st April 2019

More than a dozen years in the online poker scene made RedKings a known brand. While it was never competition for sites like PokerStars or PartyPoker, it was an alternative to the larger sites and provided a safe and trusted place to play. However, it has had its struggles to

Florida Seminoles Want Online Gaming in New Compact

Saturday, 20th April 2019

There are a few states in America that stand out for live poker offerings, and Florida is one of them. There are poker rooms around the state, from Seminole to bestbet properties, the poker rooms provide a plethora of live poker cash game and tournament action for players. For online

PokerStars Officially Implements Seating Script Ban

Friday, 19th April 2019

It had been in the works for a long time. PokerStars has been one of the primary sites to tackle seating scripts at its tables, and it has now banned all of them. The full ban was supposed to take effect on March 1, as of a January announcement, but