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Russian Player Sets New Streaming Record that Will be Hard to Beat, Winning €250K on PokerStars.fr

Russia's "SolidPenis"establishes a new streaming record by winning €250,000 in a PokerStars France Spin & Go live on Twitch.

Simon "C Darwin2" Mattsson Top Dog in the PocketFives Rankings For the Fifth Time

Simon "C Darwin2" Mattsson nails down the top spot in the PocketFives Worldwide Rankings for the fifth time this year.

Rookie Pro Safiya Umerova Tames the 2016 WSOP $1,500 Shootout

Safiya Umerova, a 28-year-old WSOP rookie, won the $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout on Friday night.

Brazil's Joao "joaosimaobh" Simao Tops PocketFives Rankings for Third Time

Brazil's Joao "joaosimaobh" Simao takes over the top spot in the PocketFives Worldwide Rankings for the third time this year.

2016 Spring Championship of Online Poker Produces Record-Setting Prize Pools

The 2016 Spring Championship of Online Poker wrapped up this week on PokerStars and set new records.

Jason Mercier Notches Four More SCOOP Final Tables

The 2016 Spring Championship of Online Poker is more than halfway finished. See who the biggest winners are thus far.

Simon Mattsson Tops the PocketFives Rankings; Chris Moorman Cracks Top 10

Sweden's Simon "C Darwin2" Mattsson became the top ranked online poker tournament player in the world for the third time this year, according to the PocketFives Worldwide Online Poker Rankings, while Chris "moorman1" Moorman cracks the top ten.

Luke Schwartz Wins His Fifth SCOOP Title, James Obst Ships His Fourth

The 2016 Spring Championship of Online Poker kicked off on May 8. See who the biggest winners are thus far.

Russian Region Seeks To Fine Online Gamblers

Russian legislators in Tatarstan introduce a bill that would fine customers of unregulated online gaming sites.

Simon "C Darwin2" Mattsson Once Again is the Top Dog in the PocketFives Rankings

Sweden's Simon "C Darwin2" Mattsson once again becomes the No. 1 ranked online poker player in the world, according to the PocketFives Worldwide Online Poker Rankings.

888poker Inks a Two-Year Deal with the Swedish Poker Federation

888poker partners with the Swedish Poker Federation to host the online portion of the Swedish Poker Championships for the next two years.

5th Anniversary Sunday Storm on PokerStars To Boast a $1 Million Guarantee

PokerStars celebrates the fifth anniversary of the Sunday Storm this Sunday with a boosted guaranteed prize pool to $1 million.

Doug "WCG|Rider" Polk Among Winners in First-Ever PokerStars Mountain Series

Doug "WCG|Rider" Polk, Joao Paolo "IneedMassari" Simao, Jason "JayBokes" Bokor, Matthias "blueskyyM" Tikerpe, Matt "mjw006" Wakeman, and "majagua69" among the big winners in the first-ever PokerStars Mountain Series.

Niklas "lena900" Åstedt Climbs To Top Spot in the PocketFives Worldwide Rankings

Sweden's Niklas "lena900" Åstedt ranked No. 1 in the PocketFives Worldwide Rankings for two straight weeks.

PokerStars Announces the Mountain Series Featuring $4 Million in Guarantees

PokerStars announces the Mountain Series, taking place April 7-10 with 10 action-packed tournaments and $4.15 million in guaranteed prize pools.

Canada's "a.urli" Wins $10 Million Guaranteed PokerStars Sunday Million for $970,000

Canada's "a.urli" etched his name into Internet poker history after shipping the Sunday Million 10th Anniversary, $10M Gtd for $970,000.

Big Year for Unibet: Record Revenues in 2015 Despite a Decline in Poker

Unibet Group plc recorded record revenue according to its 2015 Annual Report published to its investors earlier this week.

888poker.net Becomes General Partner of Russian Poker Tour

888poker forms strategic partnership with the Russian Poker Tour (RPT), which hosts tournaments in different cities across Eastern Europe.

Taxation May Lead the Way To Online Poker Legislation in Russia

Due to the ongoing financial crisis in Russia, many industry analysts believe that online poker could become legalized and regulated in the country.

Sunday Briefing: "LilFishAtL" Wins the Sunday Million for $141K

LilFishAtL was the biggest online tournament winner this weekend after taking down the PokerStars Sunday Million for $141,000.

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