First Look at PokerStars Ontario Online Poker Room, Set to Launch June 28 – Agora Poker

Exclusive: First Look at PokerStars Ontario Online Poker Room, Set to Launch June 28

Exclusive: First Look at PokerStars Ontario Online Poker Room, Set to Launch June 28

Here is the exclusive first glimpse of PokerStars Ontario software and what the operator has in store for players in Canada’s largest province. In many respects, Ontario is our home market, given the first-ever hand of PokerStars was played here over 20 years ago, so we are thrilled about the new regulated environment within which our players can play, PokerStars Ontario will be going live in the province’s regulated gaming market on June 28, the operator announced today.

Until now, the operator had been accepting players from Ontario under its offshore license, but, starting tomorrow, this will all change, and the room will be operating under its new license, which it secured some three weeks ago .

Since regulations in the province require the poker player pool to be segregated from the rest of the world, the PokerStars ON poker room will be ring-fenced and open to Ontario players only. PokerStars Ontario — What We Know So Far:

PokerStars Ontario launching on June 28

Player pool will be limited to Ontario players only

Would be the third online poker network in the province

PokerStars will migrate existing Ontario players to the new platform

Spin & Go’s, Sit & Go, Zoom , 6+ Hold ’em, and Tempest will all be available along with the standard cash game tables and MTTs

Tournament series to mark the launch from July 10 boasting CAD $1.5 million in the prize pool ONCOOP series to run later with CAD $2 million guaranteed prize pools It will be only the third legal and regulated online poker network to operate in the province after 888poker Ontario and the BetMGM/partypoker Ontario network — both of which have been running their Ontario segregated poker rooms since early April. The operator announced in a blog post that all the existing PokerStars players in Ontario will be redirected to the new Ontario-exclusive room once they log in. Players must complete the five-step migration process before they can start playing real-money games.“In many respects, Ontario is our home market, given the first-ever hand of PokerStars was played here over 20 years ago, […]

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