PokerStars Dumping 'Power Up' Game

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Internet poker firm PokerStars has announced that they've decided to pull their 'Power Up' game after two years of operation.

The game will be pulled from the operator's library in the very near future, but the game was still available as of press time. The game went live in 2017 after years of testing. PokerStars was looking to merge poker with video games, and while the game has an established player base, it wasn't enough for PokerStars to justify keeping it on the (virtual) shelves.

Commenting on the decision a PokerStars rep said, "PokerStars has made the decision to remove [Power Up] from the poker client. Designed to bridge the gap between poker and video games, Power Up had a strong and loyal following."

It's likely that the site will work to replace Power Up with a new game, but any new product hasn't been announced by PokerStars as of press time.

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15 November 2019 - 2:30pm
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Well it's not really a secret that people's interest in poker is decreasing over the years and with that in mind it doesn't surprise me that Pokerstars is dumping a game. Probably not the only game they will take off.

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20 November 2019 - 2:19pm
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Never played at that, quite curious idea though to merge poker with video games...no wonder it's off the offerings now..😉