Category: News

PowerUp Launch delay update: Back up early next week

  • by cmuray
  • 2 Years ago
  • 930 Views
The latest on PowerUp’s real money launch is reassuring. Turns out, according to PokerStars’ official Discord channel, the game experienced some bugs on launch which disrupted user’s navigation experience on Stars’ mobile client (some desktop clients were affected as well). The mobile client lobby only showed PowerUp game options when using search and filtering options […]

404: PowerUp not found! Game seems to have gone AWOL from PokerStars

  • by cmuray
  • 2 Years ago
  • 866 Views
Well, we were (cautiously) excited about PowerUp’s real money launch yesterday but it looks like we may have pipped up a bit too soon. As of 2 PM CET today there is no PowerUp play option at all on Stars’ .EU, .com or .uk sites, and banners advertising the game in-client also seem to have […]

PowerUp officially kicks off: The good, the bad and the real money!

  • by cmuray
  • 2 Years ago
  • 880 Views
Seems that PokerStars has worked overtime after throwing out PowerUp for players to playtest – because PowerUp has (somewhat by surprise) been launched as a real money product, at least on Stars’ .EU client. The group’s press release and simultaneous blog post also pointed out that the game will be available on .com and .uk […]

PowerUp Alpha back for a 3rd time; Offers Mac Support

  • by cmuray
  • 2 Years ago
  • 836 Views
Short but sweet bit of news from PokerStars’ 3rd live alpha release of PowerUp – now Mac owners get to get in on the action as well, as the game’s newest patch offers iOS compatibility. It’s not quite the mobile-ready version of the game we’ve been hoping to see on the PokerStars mobile app, but […]

A first glance at PokerStars Power Up – Part 1

  • by cmuray
  • 2 Years ago
  • 1069 Views
Last February, PokerStars surprised us with the first screenshots and a short gameplay video of their innovative new poker variant, Power Up.   For those actively following developments in the poker world, this was the second time that a Hearthstone-meets-poker type of offering had reached the public domain. Almost two years ago, Mediarex Sports & […]

Video: PokerStars Announces PowerUp at PSC Barcelona

  • by cmuray
  • 2 Years ago
  • 2371 Views
The title basically says it all. If you were waiting for a big beefy slice of PowerUp news from PokerStars – watch here (courtesy of www.pokernews.com) and see what they have to say about the game’s upcoming real money roll out!

Big News: PowerUp Poker features a Universe of fun…literally

  • by cmuray
  • 2 Years ago
  • 2423 Views
The PokerStars Championship: Barcelona saw a lot of big stories pop up. PokerStars’ newly rebranded global event series broke its own record for the most attended poker tournament they’d ever run (Spain’s National Championship – a 1k Euro buy-in with over 4.7k runners) and more. Normally these would be the biggest news out of a […]

PowerUp is back: Here’s what they updated and fixed!

  • by cmuray
  • 2 Years ago
  • 893 Views
PokerStars has kept the PowerUp Alpha safe in it’s (we assume) massive bejeweled spade shaped poker vault on the Isle of Man for months now. Either that or they were just been diligently tweaking the game in anticipation of a second roll out after collecting player experience date during its two-week opening testing phase earlier […]

PokerStars’ Power Up Alpha Insights: Our Take

  • by cmuray
  • 2 Years ago
  • 875 Views
Reader’s note: This Article is in response to – this piece from the PokerStars’ blog: https://www.pokerstars.com/en/blog/corporate_blog/2017/pokerstars-power-up-alpha-insights-167240.shtml   We’ll wait for you to read up (it’s short) and then we’ll catch up below. ….Really? You read it that fast? Come on. Don’t just skim. ….Alright, let’s get on with it then.   We’ve had basically what […]

ROFL This Team PokerStars Online Pro fails Power Up Tutorial

  • by cmuray
  • 2 Years ago
  • 1387 Views
Recently, Lex Veldhuis started streaming some Alpha Game Play of PokerStars’ newest game, Power Up. We all love Lex Veldhuis, we all loved seeing him crash off his skippy-ball during the Blow-up Friday Twitch streams. We love to see these #LexFailedHuis moments live on the stream. But butchering a tutorial game Lex? Seriously?   Well […]
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