By Matt Kaufman, Rakeback.com Poker News Editor
Already the largest online poker room in the world, PokerStars no longer has tons of room for expansion on the internet. A huge percentage of global online poker playing already takes place on their virtual tables.
Considering their tremendous success, many people within the poker industry have wondered what their next move might be. It has recently become apparent that the answer is a venture into live casino-based card rooms.
PokerStars LIVE will call the Hippodrome Casino in London its home, and it's set to open its doors on March 4th. The card room will offer 24-hour games and become the home for EPT and UKIPT tournaments in London.
Hippodrome Casino Chairman Simon Thomas told PokerStarsBlog that the poker room has been designed to create a luxury experience for players unlike any other.
The first tournament series at PokerStars LIVE will kick off on April 12th with a 275 Pound buy-in event.
Can PokerStars become the leader in live poker in the future? Only time will tell, but we wouldn't bet against it.
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