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Poker players in Portugal can now mix it up with their peers in Spain and France thanks to PokerStars’ new platform. (Image: PokerStars) (Image: PokerStars) The announcement was made on May 23 and is the first of its kind to happen since regulators in France, Spain, Portugal and Italy agreed to a liquidity pact on June 6, 2017.
Professional poker player Leo Margets said that many players were leaving Spain to play elsewhere and urged lawmakers to change legislation so that poker is recognised as a game of skill which would lessen the tax burden on players. Meanwhile Michaud highlighted the fact that ring-fencing poker liquidity had harmed the local poker industry and that sharing pools of players with other countries.
Next August, he will be playing against his opponents in person at online poker brand PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship. The event, at a casino in Barcelona, has a prize pot of.
In 2020 online poker in Spain set a new unprecedented record with new active players all around the world as sporting events where paused for months and sports bettors switched to poker through their existing platform accounts. The countries with shared liquidity showed an increase of 10 percent in traffic in all poker platforms between March and April. Online poker has always been one of the.
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PokerStars launched Zoom Poker in March 2012, with an official launch in May 2012. Zoom Poker is a fast fold ring game poker format where opponents change after every hand. The aim of Zoom poker is to offer players more hands of poker than in a regular ring game. In January 2013 PokerStars rolled out Zoom Poker Tournaments due to popular demand for the fast fold variant. Online tournaments.
Despite its sparse tradition of poker, Spain has produced one of the most successful poker players in the history of the game in 2001 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Carlos Mortensen. In addition to his 2011 WSOP title Mortensen is also the all-time leader on the WPT money-list and is the only player in the history of the WPT with three open-event titles. Spain has also become one of.