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12 May, 2020, 20:40 BST David Costabile Tops $1 Million Charity PokerStars Invitational Led by Hank Azaria and Andy Bellin

Edward Norton, Bryan Cranston, Hank Azaria, Neymar Jr, David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow, Ricardinho, Liam Payne, Gabriel Macht, Amy Schumer and many more ...


05 May, 2020, 20:48 BST Poker's Most Famous Fans Unite For 'Stars CALL for Action - Powered by PokerStars'

On May 9 at 2pm ET, dozens of A-list celebrities will come together for Stars CALL for Action - Powered by PokerStars, an online charity poker event...


26 Nov, 2019, 16:06 GMT PokerStars VR Unveils Virtual Reality Super Lair for Spy Fans

PokerStars VR, the virtual reality arm of the world's biggest poker site, has announced that its brand-new and immersive experience 'Spies' goes live ...


01 Nov, 2019, 15:00 GMT More UFC® Stars Join PokerStars and Launch New Octagon Chip Campaign

PokerStars today announced that UFC stars Jorge Masvidal, Tatiana Suarez and Amanda Nunes are all-in for a brand new challenge as ambassadors for the ...


25 Sep, 2019, 18:17 BST World Championship of Online Poker 2019 Becomes Biggest in PokerStars History

PokerStars' most prestigious online series, the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), has awarded a record-breaking $104.7 million across 20...


12 Sep, 2019, 15:02 BST PokerStars WCOOP Charity Tournament Raises $56,000 for Charity Partner Right to Play

Players competing in a special online charity tournament have raised more than $56,000 for PokerStars' long-time charity partner Right To Play. The...


11 Sep, 2019, 16:03 BST PokerStars EPT Barcelona Makes EPT History

The European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona has set a new PokerStars record as the biggest stop in the EPT's 16-year history. EPT Barcelona drew more...


27 Aug, 2019, 23:05 BST PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship to Return in 2020

PokerStars has announced the return of the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship (PSPC) live poker tournament. The PSPC will take place...


12 Jul, 2019, 19:52 BST Be the Boss of UFC(R) With PokerStars and UFC's Octagon(R) Chip Campaign

PokerStars and UFC® today launched the UFC and PokerStars Octagon Chip, giving fans the chance to win incredible prizes. The Chips have different...


18 Jun, 2019, 16:31 BST Take No Prisoners With New PokerStars UFC® KO Poker Game

UFC KO Poker hits the PokerStars online felt on June 23, bringing the thrill of the UFC® even closer to players with the opportunity to unleash...


11 May, 2019, 15:50 BST PokerStars Announces New Ambassadors at UFC® 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade

PokerStars, the UFC's Official Poker Partner, has announced three new PokerStars Ambassadors ahead of UFC® 237: NAMAJUNAS vs. ANDRADE in Rio de...


10 May, 2019, 15:38 BST PokerStars Deals Its 200 Billionth Hand

PokerStars, the world's largest poker company, made history last week when it dealt its 200 billionth hand. PokerStars has dealt more hands than any...


09 Apr, 2019, 17:32 BST Pokerstars Launches UFC Spin & Go as Part of Partnership With UFC®

PokerStars, the undisputed champion of the online poker world and flagship poker brand of The Stars Group, today announced the launch of UFC-branded...


08 Mar, 2019, 15:31 GMT 'Raising the Stakes - The Women of Poker' - PokerStars Celebrates International Women's Day

There are certain words that might spring to mind when describing poker players. Ambitious. Focused. Diverse. To view the Multimedia News Release,...


11 Jan, 2019, 16:22 GMT Ramon Colillas Turns Free Entry Into $5.1 Million as Winner of Record-Breaking PokerStars Players Championship

PokerStars makes six new millionaires PokerStars (Nasdaq: TSG) (TSE: TSGI), the flagship poker brand of The Stars Group, announced today that Ramon...


08 Jan, 2019, 09:30 GMT PokerStars Players Championship Makes History as Richest and Biggest-ever $25,000 Poker Tournament

Ground-breaking PokerStars event generates record-breaking $26,455,500 prize pool including life-changing $5.1 million top prize PokerStars, the...


07 Jan, 2019, 15:00 GMT PokerStars and BetStars Launch in Sweden

PokerStars and BetStars today announced the launch of their respective online and mobile poker, sports betting and casino products in the newly...


21 Dec, 2018, 16:01 GMT UFC® and PokerStars Team Up for First Official Poker Sponsorship

PokerStars and UFC partner for UFC® 232: JONES vs. GUSTAFSSON 2 in Las Vegas on December 29 UFC®, the world's premier mixed martial arts organization ...


08 Nov, 2018, 16:00 GMT PokerStars VR Brings Poker Into Immersive Virtual Worlds With Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

Virtual poker experiences arrive just in time for the holiday season PokerStars' latest innovation, PokerStars VR, is now available to download and...


20 Sep, 2018, 15:21 BST PokerStars Previews Virtual Reality Poker Taking Players into Immersive Online World

Live and online poker collide in brand new VR experience PokerStars, the world's largest online poker site, is previewing a virtual reality version...


20 Sep, 2018, 14:00 BST PokerStars Previews Virtual Reality Poker Taking Players into Immersive Online World

Live and online poker collide in brand new VR experience PokerStars, the world's largest online poker site, is previewing a virtual reality version...


02 Aug, 2018, 17:50 BST PokerStars Gives Players the Chance to Turn Back Time With Unfold

PokerStars has released its latest No Limit Hold'em cash game innovation, Unfold, which for the first time allows players to unfold their hand once...


07 Feb, 2018, 18:15 GMT Kevin Hart and Usain Bolt Battle it out in Pokerstars #GameOn Finale

Celebrities compete on the beach and at the poker table in new video series PokerStars has launched the finale of its current #GameOn series,...


08 Jun, 2017, 18:30 BST Usain Bolt, World's Fastest Man, to Bring Speed and Smarts to Poker in Partnership With PokerStars

On verge of retiring from track competition, Olympic champ becomes an ambassador for PokerStars Usain Bolt, record-breaking sprinter and undisputed...


22 May, 2017, 17:32 BST PokerStars Delivers Biggest Day in Online Poker History With More Than $39 Million in Prize Pools

Sunday tournaments blew away $28 million overall guarantee PokerStars, an Amaya, Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand, hit a new online poker...