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PokerStars preliminary 2012 SCOOP schedule available

On Monday, just a day after the conclusion of the site’s MicroMillions tournament series PokerStars announced the preliminary schedule for the 2012 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). The schedule is not finalized according to the PokerStars blog, with PokerStars looking for feedback from players before they announce the final schedule.

Entraction Becomes IGT Poker Network

Nevada-based slot and gaming manufacturer International Game Technology (IGT) has announced that the recently acquired Entraction will be renamed the IGT Poker Network. IGT acquired the Swedish online poker network …

Sequel to ‘Rounders’ Remains a Gamble

It appears poker fans are going to have to keep grinding out the wait for a potential sequel to “Rounders.” About 13 months ago Miramax and The Weinstein Company announced …

PokerStars modifies Rake and VIP Program for 2012

Players at PokerStars will find several changes beginning on January 1, 2012 as the site announced a major change to their rake calculations, which in turn will have a severe impact on the site’s VIP Loyalty Program, according to a 2+2 forum post by PokerStars Steve. Beginning January 1st, PokerStars will make the move to the “weighted” model when determining precisely how much a Read Full Article Related posts: Party Poker makes changes to rake calculations On August 24, 2011 Party Poker will be moving from..

Introducing Alternative Poker Leagues

Recently there have been new live poker leagues announced, including the Native American Poker League.  While these leagues will be well received by the influx of new live poker players, perhaps it is time to make a few original poker leagues to give poker fans alternative options.  Below are some new alternative poker leagues.