Poker News Roundup for the week

Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes Poker are giving their players a chance to earn some tasty prizes by earning points for playing Blackjack. Every time a player scores 21, they will earn points towards a leaderboard where the top 30 players will win a share of $1500. There's also satellites running for the CAPT, Seefield Austria main event with low buyins - so somethng for everyone. Some good news for a change! Party Poker have stopped the fees charged for processing withdrawals. The withdrawal processing fee has been stopped for all Mastercard, Goplay prepaid Mastercard, Visa, Maestro, ClickandBuy, Kalixa Pay and PayPal withdrawals. As from 12th February, PokerStars will be dropping No Limit Hold'em, Fixed Limit Hold'em and Pot Limit Omaha Heads-Up ring games. Ed Hollreiser, Corporate Communications from PokerStars had this to say "These changes are part of PokerStars' ongoing strategic plan to improve the poker ecosystem and enhance the player experience. In this case, we aim to reduce the widespread predatory behaviour at heads-up games. We expect these changes to incentivize more players to be focused on playing poker and less focused on selecting opponents. Ultimately we believe this will raise the competitive bar and help increase a fun and fair playing experience for everyone." "Become a short stack poker expert with this calculator and training app! The only mobile all-in Texas Holdem calculator that allows you to make the perfect decision every time." That's the description! Snapshove is a new app available in 17 languages; you feed the app your position, number of players, the bet and pot size, press the calculate button and you're away. This new app will tell when to shove and when not to shove when you're playing poker tournaments. The pro version costs $9.99 and imany different options. Reading the reviews provides some good feeback on this app and "worth it" and "love it" are two of the review titles. Definitely worth investigating on a "free app" level if you play tournaments
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