Release of pokerstars 7 software
Pokerstars is the giant provider of online poker. The company, which has recently been acquired by Amaya Group, has now released Pokerstars 7 software. The company has made the beta test version to be publicly available on .es, .com and .eu players.
Pokerstars spokesperson, Lee Jones, said that PokerStars 7 comprises the next key client update. He said that the new software is more refined in looks and feel in comparison to the other client. New features have been added for helping new and existing players to play poker faster. Currently, the beta client is available only for PCs using Windows.
He also said that the company has invested many hours on the research, designing and developing of the software, which is its flagship. The company believes that the release is now friendlier for those who are new and powerful and intuitive to the veterans.
Pokerstars is inviting the players for testing the beta version to help it in ensuring that it meets the expected high standards. The expansion of test programs comes after extensive testing on poker forums that started in May. This Pokerstars 7 beta Phase will continue for another month at the least depending on take up of the players. Mac players may have up to October to be able to test drive the new software.
Pokerstars launch in Bulgaria
After five months of getting an operating license in Bulgaria, Pokerstars, the poker giant has launched the website for Bulgarian players. Pokerstars achieved the licensed status in February. This makes the company the first to operate an online poker website since the authorities in Bulgaria opened the online market.
Communications chief of Rational Group, Eric Hollreiser commented that Pokerstars tries to take the first position in the market when licenses for online poker are availed. He said that the company is proud for being the first to have a locally licensed poker website in Bulgaria. The company believes that the Bulgarian market has potential, the reason it invested in a local license.
Bulgaria has opened its online poker market without restricting action to only its geographical borders. This is giving online poker operators more leeway for building their business with international players. The country has taken this step unlike France, Italy and Spain, which have restrictions to operators to operate within the countries boundaries.
The non-restriction means that players from pokerstars.bg can mix with other online players on other websites of Pokerstars that have been licensed in other countries in addition to the .com and .eu players.
Pokerstars is already licensed for operating in France, Denmark, Italy, Malta, Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Spain and the Isle of Man.
According to Rational Group, Full Tilt, a sister company of Pokerstars that offers poker and casino games, is in the application process of the Bulgarian license. This will enable it to operate in the Bulgarian market.
State Gambling Commission of Bulgaria has approved eCOGRA, an independent agency for testing, to be the i-gaming testing partner.