Traffic Watch

2.5% more cash game traffic this week saw all of the top six operators record positive gains. Svenska Spel added over 12%.

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

The Deal

The August holiday season approaches with offers of packages to a Caribbean cruise, and the basketball world cup in Spain.

Promotional highlights of the week, including PokerStars, Full Tilt, Revolution Gaming, PKR Poker, partypoker and 888poker New Jersey.

Regulation in Review: US

California

A review of the latest developments in gaming regulation in the US. This week: California, Nevada, PokerStars and Federal lobbying.

Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

New Dutch legislation and possible new Philippine legislation. Declines in French poker revenues.

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: Bulgaria, France, Latvia, Netherlands, Philippines and Sweden.

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.