There’s something about anniversaries that gets the folks at PokerStars pumped up, so much so that they announce never before seen prize pools such as the $65 million guaranteed for the 10th birthday of the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) to take place from May 6-21.
PokerStars Split Holdem is an innovative version of NL Texas Holdem in which two flops, two turns and two rivers are dealt in every hand. With double the opportunities to win a share of the pot, players get involved in more hands, leading to more valuable pots and a substantial profit if you win the entire pot.
Following the conclusion to its successful OSS Cub3d series, the Winning Poker Network has wasted no time before announcing its next big tournament series – “High Five”. The series will take place from April 18th to April 25th and will consist of twenty-five events guaranteeing more than $1.5 million in prize money.
Tomorrow evening (Thursday), 888 Poker is running a special tournament to commemorate World Water Day. The event is being run in partnership with the One Drop organization, who will be giving away a selection of 888-branded apparel just before the start of the $5,000 guaranteed tournament.
Last week, PokerStars announced a special tournament series for High Rollers from Sunday 18th March. Today the site has released details of a Spin & Go promotion in which players can win cash prizes, satellite tickets, and seats directly into the High Roller events – including the $2 million guaranteed Main Event.
On Sunday, just as the feature events in Party Poker´s PKO Series had got underway, a server malfunction caused the site to crash – resulting in the cancellation of dozens of tournaments and severely disrupting cash games. To compensate, Party Poker is adding almost $2 million to next weekend´s tournament guarantees.
Tiger Gaming has changed the qualifying criteria for winning its Bad Beat Jackpot. The changes make the Jackpot easier to win and couldn´t come at a better time for online poker players, as the Jackpot prize pool has quickly risen to be worth more than $500,000.
Starting next weekend, Party Poker is going to host a 76-event series of the site´s popular Progressive Knock Out (PKO) tournaments with $10 million guaranteed in prize money. Players of all bankrolls are invited to take part in the series, as buy-ins range from $1.10 to $5,200.
888Poker has teamed up with the World Poker Tour to bring a special edition of the WPT500 to the UK. Players will have the choice of playing Day 1 online or at three venues across the country, before playing out the climax of the event at Aspers Casino in London.
The Turbo Series – PokerStars´ rebranded Turbo Championship of Online Poker – gets underway on Sunday February 18th, and the site is supporting its tournament series will several potentially lucrative promotions – including a chance to win a Platinum Pass to PokerStars´ Players Championship.
Party Poker is compensating for the delay in launching its much-hyped MILLIONS Online leaderboard promotion by doubling the number of prizes available during the first four weeks of the promotion – which is now scheduled to start on Monday 5th March.
Last night´s $150,000 guaranteed Main Event on the Chico Poker Network was a massive success and only narrowly failed to meet its guarantee. However, the event was dominated by players from outside the US, with the top four positions filled by players registered with Tiger Gaming.
The Winning Poker Network´s new Streak tournaments are yet to capture the imagination of its player database, and – although not all the events start due to a lack of numbers – the tournaments played so far this week have had massive overlays.
To celebrate the start of a New Year, BetOnline Poker is bringing in new products and improving its promotions in order to give players more choice in what games they play and a wider range of opportunities to enjoy a lucrative 2018.
Party Poker is inviting players to log into their accounts over the 12 Days of Xmas in order to win free gifts ranging from $1.00 in value up to $10,000.