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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...


21 May, 2017, 16:52 BST PokerStars to Host the Biggest Day in Online Poker History With $28 Million in Guaranteed Prizes

Guaranteed $1 million first-prize in two events PokerStars, an Amaya, Inc (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand, is hosting what is expected to be the...


23 Nov, 2016, 21:04 GMT Cristiano Ronaldo and Dwyane Wade Showcase Astonishing Skills in Second Pokerstars #Raiseit Campaign

Sporting superstars go head to head to out-do each other in latest series of videos Following the worldwide success of the #raiseit social duelling...


20 Jul, 2016, 11:54 BST Neymar Jr and Ronaldo Nazario Challenge Each Other to #RaiseIt in PokerStars Campaign

#RaiseIt Calls on the Public to Outdo Sporting Heroes in a Series of Challenges Team PokerStars SportStars Neymar Jr and Ronaldo Nazario are wowing...


01 Jun, 2016, 16:51 BST PokerStars and Netflix Showcase Daniel Negreanu in New 'KidPoker' Documentary

Profile of world #1 poker player now available on Netflix KidPoker, a PokerStars Original Films documentary, is now available to watch on Netflix in...


04 Apr, 2016, 14:42 BST PokerStars Forges Alliance with Autism Speaks in New Jersey to Raise Awareness and Advance Research

The world's largest online poker site, PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. (NASDAQ: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand, has announced a partnership with the New Jersey...


02 Dec, 2015, 09:00 GMT Mobile Gamers Can Hit the Jackpot with Exciting New Poker App from PokerStars

Fast-paced, made-for-mobile free poker game puts the thrill and excitement of tournament poker in your hands Gamers can hit the Jackpot on their iOS...


03 Aug, 2015, 20:10 BST PokerStars Launches Exclusive Facebook Campaign Featuring Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr

Superstar athletes have combined reach of more than 157 million fans PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand, launched a new...


27 May, 2015, 14:06 BST Sports Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo Joins PokerStars

Ronaldo makes announcement via personal video to his 103 million Facebook fans Portuguese football/soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Team ...


07 May, 2015, 15:00 BST Football Superstar Neymar Jr Becomes PokerStars Brand Ambassador

Brazil's star striker and team captain will promote poker and represent PokerStars Brazil's football icon Neymar Jr has taken his love of poker to...