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Do you have a way with numbers?"We like nothing more than finding something we don't understand". This is a statement you won't often hear coming from inside one of the world's biggest gaming companies. But then this came from Steve Walmsley, Director of Business Analytics in the PokerStars Business...more

by PokerStars staff on April 12, 2017 6:24 AM

Modernising how we deliver rewards

Last September, we announced that we were designing a new rewards program. Since then it has been an exciting challenge to work on with many questions to solve but only one mission: create the best rewards program in the industry. As we enter the final stages of pulling it all together, I want to sh...more

by Severin Rasset on April 3, 2017 5:00 AM

How PokerStars deals with unexpected hardware failures

Yesterday, we had an interruption of our services from approximately 18:10 to 20:10 Eastern Daylight Time. During that time, our games were not accessible for most of our players.First, I would like to acknowledge how frustrating it can be when you're unable to access games you would expect to play...more

by Severin Rasset on March 15, 2017 5:06 AM

Promoting Poker: The More the Merrier

PokerStars this week announced sponsorship of what will be the largest poker tournament ever held in Russia with PokerStars Championship Sochi in May. We're going to the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics and putting on an Olympic size and quality poker event. And if you're watching the PokerStars liv...more

by Eric Hollreiser on March 9, 2017 8:55 AM

Our Search For The Best - Introducing All Stars

Who are the best cash game players in the world? In the coming weeks, PokerStars will be launching an exciting initiative that may finally help us to answer this question.I have always liked cash games. They are usually played with deep stacks, players have the ability to play for the exact duration...more

by Severin Rasset on March 9, 2017 5:06 AM

Poker product innovation: A broad and exciting challenge

It might come as a surprise to learn how long it takes to convert an idea on a whiteboard, to an actual game that people can play and enjoy. Dozens of projects don't even see the light of day and get canned for a variety of (good) reasons. The rest require lots of love and attention, and a huge amou...more

by Severin Rasset on February 14, 2017 8:25 AM

Improving the game of poker for our customers

At PokerStars, we are constantly looking for ways to better provide a safe and fair environment, and to improve the overall experience when a customer chooses to play with us. Protecting the game of poker that we all love is at the core of everything we do. It ignites very passionate discussions as ...more

by Severin Rasset on January 25, 2017 4:43 AM

PokerStars proud to support Right To Play in Ghana

Poverty and hunger are a result of the life lottery, which you are likely a winner of if you're reading this. It's a simple fact that none of us have the choice where we are born, but it has a huge impact on the opportunities that it presents to us.In recognition of that, PokerStars has officially p...more

by Sue Hammett on November 30, 2016 9:02 AM

A Response to Inaccuracies Regarding our Business

Following the conclusion of discussions with William Hill regarding a potential all-share merger of equals, the company wishes to take this opportunity to clarify certain inaccuracies contained in an open letter from a William Hill shareholder to William Hill's board of directors.PokerWe acknowledge...more

by Eric Hollreiser on October 18, 2016 12:00 AM

European Poker Tour Update

We've had a few weeks to recuperate and regroup following the European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona. It was a busy and record-breaking EPT Main Event with 1,785 players, which was won by 21 year old Sebastien Malec for €1,122,800 who qualified for just €27. That was a great story and the final hand wi...more

by Neil Johnson on September 26, 2016 6:54 PM
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