Promotions

Find out where the latest poker promos are and where you can sit down to win big. Whether it is freerolls or big money satellites, we’ll guide you in the right direction.

Exclusive Interview: Jennifer Shahade Talks to CardsChat About Life as a Poker Star, Being a Chess Grandmaster, and Tying It All Together

Exclusive Interview: Jennifer Shahade Talks to CardsChat About Life as a Poker Star, Being a Chess Grandmaster, and Tying It All Together

Ed Scimia - July 7th, 2015

Jennifer Shahade is a name that poker players have become familiar with over just the last few years, but she has long been a famous face in the world of chess. Before she became the Mind Sports Ambassador for PokerStars or became known for her Open Face Chinese Poker prowess, she was the two-time United […]

PokerStars “Let California Play” Pro Tour Announces Schedule of Events

PokerStars “Let California Play” Pro Tour Announces Schedule of Events

Philip Conneller - July 6th, 2015

PokerStars’ California charm offensive will get on the road next week, when the “Let California Play” Pro Tour hits San Diego’s Palomar Card Club on July 17. While the legislative process to regulate online poker in the Golden State appears to have ground to a halt due to the stalemate that exists between its various […]

PokerStars’ “All-in Kitchen” Pop-up Restaurant Heads To Bristol

PokerStars’ “All-in Kitchen” Pop-up Restaurant Heads To Bristol

Philip Conneller - June 29th, 2015

PokerStars’ second foray into the world of pop-up restauranteering will open in Bristol, UK, from July 27 to 29. And yes, while you might have imagined that a PokerStars pop-up had something to do with online advertising, it is, in fact, a poker-themed dining experience, a gambling-culinary mash-up, to promote the Bristol leg of the […]

Phil Ivey And Tom Dwan (Kind Of) Promote Six-Plus Hold’em

Phil Ivey And Tom Dwan (Kind Of) Promote Six-Plus Hold’em

Daniel Smyth - June 19th, 2015

Phil Ivey and Tom Dwan, both high stakes legends in their own right, appear to have found a new poker variant to satisfy their competitive urges. Known as Six-Plus Hold’em and seemingly an innovation coming out of Asia, the new game is, according to the two pros, “more exciting” and filled with a lot more […]

YouTube Challenges Twitch TV With YouTube Gaming

YouTube Challenges Twitch TV With YouTube Gaming

Philip Conneller - June 16th, 2015

YouTube has issued a direct challenge Twitch TV with the announcement of a new standalone app specifically for gamers, scheduled to debut in the US and UK this summer. Like Twitch, which has recently become a revelation for poker players, as well as a platform for many of the biggest names in the game to […]

NFL Bars Miami Dolphins Players from Poker Tournament 

NFL Bars Miami Dolphins Players from Poker Tournament 

Philip Conneller - June 12th, 2015

The NFL has been flexing its muscles over its strict anti-gambling stance, which extends, apparently, to barring football players from entering poker tournaments as celebrity bounties. Last week, three Miami Dolphins players, A.J. Francis, Jason Fox and Jordan Cameron, were ordered not to attend the tournament at Florida’s Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, just hours before […]

Party With PokerStars And Daniel Negreanu In Toronto

Party With PokerStars And Daniel Negreanu In Toronto

Daniel Smyth - June 9th, 2015

PokerStars’ two-pronged PR drive will attempt to pierce the Canadian poker bubble in August with a special party hosted by hometown hero, Daniel Negreanu. Following on from the operator’s attempts to broaden its appeal to the masses by signing Cristiano Ronaldo, PokerStars will be going back to its roots on August 1 with a VIP […]

NBC To Broadcast Super High Roller Bowl

NBC To Broadcast Super High Roller Bowl

Philip Conneller - June 3rd, 2015

Poker is due to return to NBC this summer. It was revealed this week that the forthcoming $500,000 buy-in Super High Roller Bowl will be aired on NBC Sports Network from Friday, 28 August. This will be the first time that new competitive poker content will be broadcast on the NBC network since the National Heads […]

Maria Ho To Present Poker Night: The Tour

Maria Ho To Present Poker Night: The Tour

Daniel Smyth - June 3rd, 2015

Maria Ho, the American poker player who, until recently, co-commentated on the Heartland Poker Tour, is now the new host of poker documentary. Given the title: Poker Night: The Tour, the show will focus on everything that happens when the world’s best players aren’t playing poker. Intent on bringing some color to what can sometimes be […]

Video Snub Could Force Ronaldo vs. Ronaldo Showdown

Video Snub Could Force Ronaldo vs. Ronaldo Showdown

Daniel Smyth - May 31st, 2015

The signing of Cristiano Ronaldo by PokerStars raised a few eyebrows in the poker community earlier this week, but it seems as though it may have also caused a problem with at least one of the operator’s other pros. Spotted by a few eagled eyed viewers earlier this week, it appears as though Ronaldo junior […]

888poker Offering $1 Million Prize In “Money Grab” Promotion

888poker Offering $1 Million Prize In “Money Grab” Promotion

Ed Scimia - May 23rd, 2015

Online poker sites love letting their players know how they can make life changing amounts of money by playing in their games. PokerStars, for instance, has their “PokerStars Makes Millionaires” program, which points out the various ways in which players can land a prize of $1 million or more on their site. Now, it’s 888poker’s […]


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