PokerStars December Promo, Tops in US, and More

Posted: December 3rd, 2013

PartyPoker New JerseyWhile PartyPoker continues its ascent to the top of the US online poker industry in New Jersey, the worldwide #1 online poker room, PokerStars, is offering up $27 million throughout the month of December in a fantastic new promotion the site is calling the December Festival.

We’ll take a look at PartyPoker’s triumphant return to the US market, PokerStars December to remember promotion, the latest no deposit bankroll offers, and a whole lot more in this week’s look around the online poker industry.

Party Poker and Borgata top US online poker traffic rankings

It took all of one week for PartyPoker to reclaim the top spot in the US online poker market…well, the licensed US online poker market anyway.

Just one week after launching their and online poker rooms, is the most heavily trafficked licensed site in the US, according to’s online traffic data, with over 400 players at peak hours.

Sure, it’s a far cry from the traffic numbers PartyPoker boasted when it left the US back in 2006, but their early success in New Jersey has the company and the poker community hopeful that not only PartyPoker, but the entire US online poker industry, is in for a resurgence.

You can check out the latest traffic numbers from the US and globally at

And sign up now to take advantage of the site’s $50 no deposit bwin bankroll offer, which is open to all international players at bwin poker.

This offer is not available to US residents.

PokerStars $27 Million December promotion

This December PokerStars is giving their customers $27 million reasons to smile with the announcement of the site’s December Festival.

From December 1st through the 22nd, PokerStars will be awarding its players with some $27 million in guaranteed prize money and special giveaways.

Here is a look at some of the activities scheduled during the December Festival:

  • Double Vision Sunday – on December 1st PokerStars will run all of their big weekly guaranteed tournaments TWICE: the Sunday Million, Sunday Warm-Up, Sunday Kickoff and Sunday Storm.
  • $500,000 Golden Sit & Go’s – from December 2nd to the 8th PokerStars will randomly award $500,000 to Sit & Go players at the site.
  • Million Dollar Sundays – for two consecutive weeks (December 8th and the 15th) the guaranteed prize-pools of all the big Sunday tournaments will be boosted, with the Sunday Million offering a massive $5 million guarantee.
  • $10,000,000 WCOOP Challenge Series – On the final weekend of the December Festival PokerStars will run the inaugural WCOOP Challenge Series, an eight tournament event with $10,000,000 in guaranteed prize money on the line.

Sign up for PokerStars $20 free bankroll offer today and see if you can get in on the December Festival action.

David Vamplew triumphs in FTOPS XXIV

Just a week after being profiled by the Scottish press, David Vamplew proved his mettle, winning Event #20 of the FTOPS XXIV tournament series currently taking place at Full Tilt Poker.

Vamplew’s victory came in the $320 No Limit Holdem reentry tournament, and required Scotland’s all-time tournament money-leader to best a field of over 2,000 players. Vamplew pocketed just over $111k for the win.

You can check out the full schedule and tournament results for the FTOPS XXIV at the Full Tilt Poker website.

Get into the FTOPS action by taking advantage of Full Tilt Poker's $5 instant bankroll offer.

Sky Poker launches new software platform

This week Sky Poker unveiled their newest software platform.

But this isn’t your run of the mill upgrade; Sky Poker’s new software can best be described as a major overhaul, with new graphics, layouts, and features available.

Sky Poker players have been very receptive to the new software and traffic at Sky Poker has seen a small but noticeable increase since the new platform went live.

Check out the new software for yourself with Sky Poker’s £10 instant bankroll offer.

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