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PokerStars Caribbean Adventure 2016 will be 'biggest PokerStars festival ever'
Players can qualify for the live event in the Bahamas in January through the hundreds of satellites that PokerStars will be running online in the upcoming months.
PokerStars news digest for week of Aug. 27
This week's news features several notable items from the European Poker Tour in Barcelona.
PokerStars invites UK players to beta test VIP Steps program
The VIP Steps feature is intended to make it easier for players to take advantage of the VIP Club at PokerStars.
New player bonuses at bet365 Poker
New players can earn a bonus of €5 free, and a €100 bonus plus €5 in tournament tokens upon their first deposit.
Americas Cardroom kicks off $150,000 Freebuy Super Series II on Aug. 28
The innovative "freebuy" tournament format combines freerolls with buy-ins, and has proven popular with online poker players worldwide.
Sit-and-go battles begin at Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker
Players at the top of the sit-and-go leaderboard will split $2,000 in prize money from Sept. 1-7 and another $2,000 from Sept. 8-14.
Neymar Jr, Gerard Pique compete for top prize in European Poker Tour in Barcelona
The football stars joined more than 1,500 other players in PokerStars' EPT Barcelona tournament, competing in the 25,000 euro buy-in High Roller event.
World premier of Super High Roller Bowl on Friday, Aug. 28
The poker tournament will debut on NBCSN at 8 p.m. ET and features well-known poker pros such as Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Ivey.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek to host Coco Poker Open
The 11-day event kicks off Thursday, Sept. 24 and will feature a $1 million guaranteed event and a $250,000 guaranteed event.
Poker tournaments multiply in Barcelona
Poker popularity swelling in Barcelona with 71 tournaments in 2015.
Russian player wins $75,000 at Full Tilt Jackpot Sit & Go tournament
'Teremello880' won with four-of-a-kind after just 11 minutes of play.
PokerStars weekly news digest for week of Aug. 21
This week's digest includes news about the PokerStars Dream Team Collection, the new mini-game 'The Deal' and several big wins.
Talking Stick Resort crowns Arizona State Poker Champion
Vance Fitzgerald was named the 2015 Arizona State Poker Champion on Aug. 18, taking home $253,600, a Rolex and a customized trophy.
WPT Foundation Pala Poker Open to offer $100,000 guarantee
The event will take place Sept. 4 through Sept. 13 and will raise money for Special Olympics Southern California.
Isle of Man becomes 'Isle of Men' in support of Lads Night In
The special one-night event is being hosted by PokerStars and men's health charity Prostate Cancer UK to raise funds and awareness to help beat prostate cancer.
PokerStars Dream Team Collection promotion features celebrity ambassadors
The promotion, which runs from Aug. 17 to Sept. 17, features Cristiano Ronaldo, Ronaldo Nazário and Neymar Jr.
Poker Central begins production on two new original series
Pokerography and Inside Poker will headline the new station's lineup of original programming.
Dover Downs' Crown Royal Poker Room hosts Delaware Poker Championship V
The tournament's championship week runs from Aug. 31 to Sept. 7, with the main event on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 11:5 a.m.
Freebuy Super Series returns to Americas Cardroom
The 10-day tournament series will feature $150,000 in guaranteed prize pools and kicks off Aug. 28.
Full Tilt introducing Players Club
Players will be able to choose between two player rewards programs depending on their level of play.
iPoker merges two-tier liquidity pools into single tier
The move to a single-tier system is expected to improve performance and increase revenues and follows the successful introduction of source-based rake in February 2015.
bet365 Poker offering freerolls to fantasy sports players
Players can collect coins to build their team and enter up to three freerolls per day.
Vanessa Selbst wins $1 million prize at Super High Roller Celebrity Shootout
The highest-earning woman in poker beat out a table of other pros and the celebrity table winner, and will be hosting her own charity poker tournament in New York City in September.
Intertops, Juicy Stakes letting players try video poker for free
The sites are awarding players with 20 free video poker lines, each with a free 25-cent bet, until Aug. 26.
Russian government officials signal shift in online poker stance, may move towards regulation
Reports indicate that Russian authorities have agreed to reclassify poker as a game of skill, and to regulate online poker as a way to bring in tax revenue to be used to fund the state's sporting ventures.
Top 10 favorite poker rooms I've ever played in
Casino City's Dan Podheiser has played poker in 16 different casinos in eight different states and two different countries. In this column, he details his 10 favorites.