Hundreds of players protesting higher rake and lower rewards on PokerStars, boycotted the $5,200 Turbo Series, as the tournament still met the $750k guarantee.
PokerStars pros have joined the battle against influential online poker villain Sheldon Adelson, who many U.S. iGaming proponents accuse of unjustly manipulating the federal government to suit his own commercial aims.
Hit And Run: partypoker Diamond Club Elite Will Pay Up To 60% Cashback For Highest Rakers; PokerStars Reduces Time Banks; Aussie Millions Main Event Down To 38
partypoker has introduced a new tier for their highest volume players called Diamond Club Elite, which will pay the equivalent of 60% rakeback to those generating $200,000 or more in rake per 12 month period.
Hit And Run: PokerStars Bans Seating Scripts; 2019 WSOP Schedule Finalized; Aussie Millions Main Event Hits Record
PokerStars has confirmed that they will be restricting a variety of third-party software on the online poker room including seating scripts and HUDs.
German crusher Rainer Kempe emerged victorious over Toby Lewis and Chino Rheem to win the big Aussie Millions $25K Challenge this weekend. Meanwhile Poker Twitter blew up with everyone criticizing a post Negreanu made during the week. The PokerStars Pro apologized and shared his thoughts on his blog. And Sensei Channing reflects on his road in poker. All those stories and more in the weekend edition of the Hit and Run.