Revenues from online poker in the state of New Jersey hit an all-time low in October. Falling below the $2 million mark for the first time since its inception,...

Is New Jersey Online Poker in Trouble?

Declining revenues, political unrest and a lack of progress in sharing player pools with other jurisdictions does not bode well for online poker in New Jersey.

Traffic Watch

The global cash game market added just over an average of 200 seats this week, an increase of less than half a percent, but again the bald numbers may  misrepresent the underlying trend.

The end of Adjarabet’s promotion pulls down the global dot-com market, while New Jersey finally finds growth and WSOP benefits from UP’s closure in Nevada.

The Deal

A week of celebrations characterizes this week, with the PokerStars promotions surrounding the one billionth tournament, and the impending one year anniversary of state regulated poker in New Jersey.Unibet will also soon be dealing its 100 millionth hand since its re-launch.

PokerStars heads towards the almost unbelievable achievement of one billion tournaments while New Jersey market approaches its first birthday.

Regulation in Review: US

Caesars is hired a new Vice President and General Manager of Regulated Online Gaming. Ongame will be sold to NYX Gaming.

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation in the US. This week:New Jersey, Nevada and Sheldon Adelson.

Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A comparatively quiet week in the regulatory world. DGOJ monthly revenue figures from online poker tournaments show the dramatic impact that the introduction of Spin & Go tournaments has had on player numbers and revenues.

EuroPoker players have two months to file claims to get their deposits back, the UKGC publishes disclosure rules on player fund protection, and DGOJ reports on the stunning impact of Spin & Go SNGs.