Wednesday, 6 February 2013
The battle of the virtual poker world’s two biggest entities looks set to reach a climax in the next few weeks as PokerStars has just beta released its new social gaming site.
Aiming to take a slice of the Facebook poker market from Zynga Poker, PokerStars new room will feature all the site’s familiar features, along with some added “gamification”.Experience points, leaderboards, challenges and the ability to purchase gold coins, will make the free-to-play game a distinctly social feel. The latest move by PokerStars comes as Zynga Poker prepares to take its first steps into the world of real money poker.Setting up home on bwin.party’s network, the social gaming site will be looking to harness its database of millions to become a strong force in the market.Commenting on the recent announcement, PokerStars’ Head of Corporate Communication, Eric Hollreiser, said, “We’re launching it in beta because we want to test it out and ensure it is up to PokerStars’ high-standard. There’s still a lot of work to be done, and while the beta testing is just beginning, we will allow new participants to join as and when we are able to do so.”
Juicy Stakes has just launched a range of new online poker tournaments and is celebrating by offering a limited-time 50% re-load deposit bonus worth up to $100.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are offering online poker players the chance to take part in the main event at the upcoming St Maarten stop of the TK Poker Tour for as little as $1.10.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to kick off from February 16 and one lucky online poker player will be taking part after winning a prize package worth $4,000 into the Austrian extravaganza’s main event at Intertops Poker on Sunday.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to run from February 16 to February 26 and online poker players are being offered the chance to win a prize package into the Austrian tournament series’ main event for as little as $3.30.
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