Cookies on the PokerWorks Website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the PokerWorks website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time.

Continue using cookies

Poker News | World Poker News

PokerStars Goes Italian

Share this
Acclamazioni per PokerStars!

PokerStars now has a home in italy.

On Thursday PokerStars announced the launch of PokerStars.it, an Italian only version of the world's largest online poker site.

Italy granted a license to PokerStars just days ago, and the site quickly took advantage.

Why? Well, the move opens the door to 500,000 new players.

The license allows PokerStars to operate in the constraints of  Italian law, meaning it allows it to hold exclusive poker tournaments for Italian players with fees from of up to  €100.00.

The players can also win entries into international poker events such as the PokerStars European Poker Tour and the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

PokerStars already represents Dario Minieri, famous for winning his first WSOP bracelet this year and finishing high in last year's Main Event (he was the chip leader at one point). Dario also "bought" a Porsche with Frequent Player Points he earned playing on the site.

Market research showed that 500,000 accounts would be opened in Italy in the first year alone.

“This is the start of a global template which could potentially be adopted in other markets internationally in the next few years," said PokerStars Italian Country Manager Fabio Angeli Bufalini.
Want to play with all those Italians?  Then Download PokerStars and get an Exclusive PokerWorks Bonus!

•    PokerStars bonus: $25 FREE + 100% up to $50
•    Bonus code: First2009
•    Marketing code: POKERWORKS

Important! You must enter the Marketing Code upon registration and Bonus Code upon deposit. Not only will you then be able to play with them, but you will get FREE money too!

News Flash

The IRS Scores Big at 2015 WSOP ME Final Table

The IRS managed to snag 34.13 percent from the payouts of the 2015 November Nine, totaling $8,467,091.

Read more

Quick Room Review

Bonus Room review

Subscribe to the Nightly Turbo

Be the first to know all the latest poker news, tournament results, gossip and learn all about the best online poker deals straight from your inbox.

RSS Feed