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Heroes for Heroes Charity Poker Event Honors Gene Simmons, Raises $300K for LA Police Memorial Foundation

Over 250 people, celebrities and notable poker names among them, gathered together to raise $300,000 for the LA Police Memorial Foundation. The night’s honoree was KISS rock ‘n’ roll legend Gene Simmons who was recognized for his stellar longtime support of the charitable organization.

Read our report of what went down at the event, the “who’s who” list of attendees, the surprising tournament winner and his shocking gesture after claiming top prize.

PokerStars VR

PokerStars VR: Exclusive Q&A with Lead Developers Severin Rasset and James O’Reilly

Amid much buzz for the all-new PokerStars VR, something I had the chance to test out in person and confirm as a legitimately awesome product, I had the chance to speak with the project’s lead developers, Severin Rasset and James O’Reilly.

As with any new, innovative product, usually its debut comes with a number of questions. I posed quite a few to Severin and James and they delivered some intriguing responses that I believe you’ll enjoy reading.

PokerStars VR

PokerStars VR: A Legit Awesome Product

I had the opportunity to try out the all-new PokerStars VR at an exclusive press event at the 2018 EPT Barcelona. It was my first time ever utilizing a virtual reality product, so I wasn’t sure what to expect or what the experience would be like.

As PokerStars have just made the product launch official, I felt it apropos to offer a review of the product. Having had the chance to test it out in person, I can say with absolute certainty that it’s unlike any other poker product I’ve ever seen or heard of. A truly immersive social gaming experience, PokerStars VR is something you’ll not only want to try yourself, but likely also tell your friends and home game buddies about.