PokerStars wins 'Oscar Poker' for the 4th consecutive year
is once again the best site there is to play poker. What seems to be new to many is the final finding of the International Gaming Awards, a celebration that is equivalent to the Oscar Poker held annually in London.
Nine years that the celebration there, this is the fourth time in a row that the PS won the title.
Despite being the most popular poker site
on the planet, with a registered base of over 100 million users, the criterion for nomination was not the scope. The general operation of the company is the main criterion of a jury made up of several of the most important names in the gaming industry, including consumers.
This year, PokerStars was crowned by the visible effects of Spin'n'Go created in 2014, whose popularity has turned over $ 150 million driven by promotions spin $ 1 million and the user-friendly platforms in the mobile and tablet
The WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) was also recognition motif. In 2015, the series had its most valuable version, with more than $ 66 million in awards distributed over three weeks with different shapes and forms. The highlight of the series was the Super High Roller of $ 51 million, in which the Canadian Ben 'Ben86' Tolleren took $ 600,000.
As if that were not enough, PokerStars also has the recognition of its entry in the Guinness Book, the record books due to offer the largest online poker tournament ever. In October, the site made a Comon Cent $ 0.01 which gathered 253,698 players - which exceeded 225,000 entries of the same tournament that took place in June 2013.
It was also in 2014 that the unmistakable red sword inaugurated the world's largest marketing activity that poker had with hiring Neymar Jr. and Cristiano Ronaldo as site ambassadors. Together with Ronaldo "Phenomenon", the two most popular sports in the world on the web today amount to 260 million followers only on Facebook.
In a statement, Eric Hollreiser, VP of communication Amaya, parent company of Stars, showed that his team is proud of the recognition. "We are delighted by the award and dedicated it to the millions of players and thousands of people who work here and who have contributed to our continued success."
In 2015, the prize came after 2014 PokerStars launched a series of videos showing its inner workings, from customer service to the scrambling system. Also that year, the site held its billionth tournament, opened the Spin & Go and received new license to operate in countries such as Belgium, Denmark and Bulgaria, as well as cease its gaming with real money
in 30 countries with a lack of clarity in its local regulations, such as Iran, Iraq and Syria.