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Twitch Poker Report - June 2021

Twitch Poker Report - June 2021

In June 2021 on Twitch.tv, poker lovers consumed 4,350,567 hours of poker content, with a peak of 239 broadcasters streaming poker. The streamer with most peak viewers in June was TheRealKnossi (with 1,686,713 followers and 48,530 hours total streaming time) who streamed 6 hours of poker and garnered 10,990 peak viewers, just outdoing popular Canadian poker streamer Jaime Staples

World Series of Poker 2021 Schedule Released

World Series of Poker 2021 Schedule Released

After a one-year break caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is back in ‘Vegas, and poker players can look forward to competing for life-changing sums and winning WSOP bracelets later this year.

Venetian DeepStack Championship Winners Update

Venetian DeepStack Championship Winners Update

Las Vegas is open for live-poker once again, and the Venetian cardroom has been hosting its DeepStack Championship Poker Series which runs until 1st August and offers more than $15M in guaranteed tournament prize-pools.

"Illegal internet gambling criminal syndicate" PokerStars To Pay $100M Fine - Part of $1.3B Penalty

Judge Thomas Wingate of Kentucky’s Franklin Circuit has ruled that the state may collect $100 million in bonds which were posted through insurance companies prior to the December ruling by the Kentucky Supreme Court that PokerStars was “an illegal internet gambling criminal syndicate”

Twitch Poker Streaming Report: Consumption Up 16.8% since February 2021

Twitch Poker Streaming Report: Consumption Up 16.8% since February 2021

Despite having less streamers (-19.9%) in March, The Twitch.tv poker directory was up almost 17% in terms of hours viewed compared to last month.

World Series Of Poker 2021 Las Vegas Dates Confirmed

World Series Of Poker 2021 Las Vegas Dates Confirmed

The WSOP will be back at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino from Thursday September 30th until Tuesday, November 23rd 2021

BetMGM Poker Goes Live in Michigan - available for download on iOS, Android, Desktop

BetMGM Poker Goes Live in Michigan - available for download on iOS, Android, Desktop

The BetMGM Online Poker App is now available for download in Michigan on both iOS and Android and is also accessible via desktop. Following BetMGM’s launch of their legal sportsbetting and online casino products offerings in January, the company said on Monday said it has launched BetMGM Poker Online in Michigan. This follows hot on […]

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ARIA High Roller Series Returns to Las Vegas With 4 Tournaments at Aria Resort

ARIA High Roller Series Returns to Las Vegas With 4 Tournaments at Aria Resort

The ARIA High Roller Series is ready to resume – shuffling up the cards for high-stakes live poker events between 31st of March and 3rd April 2021.

Las Vegas Poker Dealers Could Receive COVID-19 Vaccine in Next Two Weeks

Las Vegas Poker Dealers Could Receive COVID-19 Vaccine in Next Two Weeks

Vegas hospitality workers (which includes casino workers and poker dealers) in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada could be up for vaccination in the next fortnight – a critical move to help reignite the Las-Vegas economy

Las Vegas Sands Sells Venetian Resort & Sands Expo and Convention Center

Las Vegas Sands Sells Venetian Resort & Sands Expo and Convention Center

Las Vegas Sands announced the sale of the Venetian Resort Las Vegas - home of the "Venetian Deepstack Extravaganza" tournaments

"Cards in the Air" for Paused 2020 World Poker Tour Final-Tables

Three World Poker Tour (WPT) tournaments which played down to the final table in 2020 but which had to be paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been scheduled to resume play in Las Vegas, at the PokerGO studios. Each player will be required to take a COVID-19 test, and any player who is unlucky […]

Maxim Sekretarev Wins 2021 WPT Russia Main Event for $160,694

Maxim Sekretarev Wins 2021 WPT Russia Main Event for $160,694

19-year old Russian Maxim Sekretarev stood victorious in the 2021 World Poker Tour (WPT) Russia Main Event Sekretarev battled through a field of 251 entrants to the #1 spot, and a win of $160,694 and will have his name etched on the Mike Sexton World Poker Tour Champions Cup, which pays tribute to the late […]

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PokerStars Michigan boosts MICOOP Main Event & Mini Main-Event Prizepools

PokerStars Michigan boosts MICOOP Main Event & Mini Main-Event Prizepools

$300-buy-in Michigan Championship of Online Poker (MICOOP) Main Event now guarantees a $200,000 prize pool, making it the largest-ever guaranteed online poker tournament in the short history of PokerStars Michigan

Full Tilt Poker Brand Closes Doors

Full Tilt Poker Brand Closes Doors

Online poker company PokerStars announced today that the company will officially retire both the desktop and mobile apps for Full Tilt Poker on Feb 25th 2021, and that account information and balances will be merged to players’ corresponding PokerStars accounts. During the online poker boom, Full Tilt Poker was one of the big players in […]