Software Snapshots

Rational Group continues its expansion into non-poker online gambling. The new Lottery Sit and Go format on PokerStars, dubbed Spin & Go, will make its way into other markets this year, possibly as early as August.

A weekly review of the latest software updates and upgrades in the online poker industry.

Checking Around

Bitcoin stimulates community debate. bwin launches "premium" client for select few, which apparently removes player points.

In our industry-focused picks from the discussion forums this week: Bitcoin, rake at PLO and a stealth “premium” launch at bwin.

Regulation in Review: US

Online poker revenues crash in Delaware. California tribe real money gaming "is [still] coming."

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation in the US. This week, the latest from Delaware, California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and more.

Traffic Watch

The global cash game traffic remains above its July 1 low point, but a 2% drop in activity leaves the market heading downwards.

Pokerfuse PRO’s exclusive review of the online poker market across international, US and regulated European markets.

The Deal

Americas Cardroom attracts social gaming players. PokerStars offers play money VIP rewards, and for real money players, the chance to become a Protégé.

Promotional highlights of the week, including PokerStars, Full Tilt, partypoker, Americas Cardroom and Carbon Poker.