Did PokerStars Bust Up a Spin-and-Go Collusion Ring?

Multiple Spin-and-Go cheaters have been banned from PokerStars and their opponents reimbursed, but what exactly they did is anyone’s guess. Here’s ours.

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Little Transparency from PokerStars, but How Much is Owed?

One frequent criticism of PokerStars is its lack of transparency in announcing changes, but is it fair to expect more of a poker site than of other businesses?

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Spin-and-Go Satellites Softening EPT Grand Final Field

This year’s EPT Grand Final in Monaco has had its buy-in halved, but may still prove to be a high-value event for professionals due to the number of online qualifiers.

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Mustapha Kanit’s Sunday Million Win: How Big is it for the GPL?

Just weeks after being drafted first in the GPL, Mustapha ‘lasagnaaammm’ Kanit has won the PokerStars Sunday Million. How big is that for the Rome Emperors?

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Duel by PokerStars: Can Asynchronous Poker Really Work?

PokerStars’s newest product is a mobile heads-up poker game called ‘Duel,’ in which hands are played out simultaneously and in parallel.

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PokerStars vs. Jason Mo: the Kid Gloves are Off

High-stakes heads-up player Jason Mo has had his PokerStars account locked for having made a threatening tweet about Head of Poker Communications Lee Jones.

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PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Not All Fun in the Sun

Complaining is as much a part of tournament poker as an all-in. Gripes at this year’s PCA include pee, food poisoning, and a poorly-handed TD error.

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2016 Turbo Championship of Online Poker Schedule Heavy on Gimmicks and Gamble

This year’s TCOOP schedule is out and it’s full of gimmicks and gamble-heavy formats as one would expect. In fact, only two of 50 events qualify as ‘normal.’

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PokerStars and Rakeback Grinders: the Messiest Breakup – Part II

If PokerStars and its high volume players are going through an ugly divorce, then Daniel Negreanu is the child caught in the middle.

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PokerStars and Rakeback Grinders: the Messiest Breakup – Part I

The end of a long-term relationship is never pretty, but PokerStars’s split-up with its high-volume grinders is growing particularly ugly.

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