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The PowerUp Misplay Series: Game 1, Day 1

  • by cmuray
  • 5 Years ago
  • 2767 Views
Introducing the Misplay Series: Coming in as a Noob == Winnings up to this point: $0 == The first playable hand we get comes quick with a KJ offsuit on the big blind. It’s limped to us and we raise 3bb without using any of our power up options. Our powerup hand at this point […]

The PowerUp Misplay Series: Coming in as a Noob

  • by cmuray
  • 5 Years ago
  • 2560 Views
It’s likely – really likely, in fact – that when the devs over at PokerStars thought up PowerUp I wasn’t their first choice as a target demographic.   In terms of poker background I cut my teeth on live underground NL games around the American west during the game’s prime boom years beginning in late […]

PowerUp Launch delay update: Back up early next week

  • by cmuray
  • 5 Years ago
  • 2316 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
  • 5 Years ago
  • 1836 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
  • 5 Years ago
  • 3275 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
  • 5 Years ago
  • 1918 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 […]

Video: PokerStars Announces PowerUp at PSC Barcelona

  • by cmuray
  • 5 Years ago
  • 5885 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
  • 5 Years ago
  • 4086 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 […]
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