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According to local media, the number of companies showing interest in the market is now 125. In December 2014, the KSA did exactly the same process--with 130 interested parties in the first two weeks.
Four and a Half Years On, Over 100 Operators are Still Interested in the Dutch Online Gambling Market

In something of a déjà vu for the industry, the KSA’s new “expression of interest” form once again sees some 125 companies dutifully fill it out.


Fantasy sports operators reported a total of $1.8 million in net revenue in May 2019. The market is up 35% on May 2018.
Market Monitor: Pennsylvania Fantasy Sports May 2019

Fantasy sports operators reported a total of $1.8 million in net revenue in May 2019. For the second month running,...


“There’s nothing [surer] for me that the downloadable hand histories and HUDs won’t be around in poker in three to four years' time.”
Partypoker defends HUD and Hand History Ban—and Plans Even More Ambitious Changes

Operator says response has so far been positive and it plans an even bigger overhaul: Real names, live audio chat, face verification and more are all in the pipeline.


While there were a few customer-facing improvements, including new table themes and improved animations, the major upgrade was in platform stability.
Run It Once Traffic Returns to Launch Week Levels Thanks to 101% Promo

Cash game traffic immediately quintuples with launch of 101% Week on new stable client.


It joins GGPoker in the UK and Optibet in Latvia as the third country-licensed poker room on GGN. “We are launching in Estonia with our partner Optibet and could not be more excited to join the fray."
GGNetwork’s European Expansion Continues with Optibet Estonia Launch

Two months after its Latvian debut, Enlabs launches another GGN skin, this time in Estonia.


Data will be provided in a file format compatible with the latest versions of Hold’em Manager and Poker Tracker so players can import their results and analyze their play.
MPN Reinstates Hand Histories: “We Were Wrong”

In a reversal of a decision a year ago, MPN will allow players to request hand histories again—on the same day partypoker moves in the other direction.


As soon as that authorization is given, the casinos can bring their games online for real money for Swiss customers.
First Four Swiss Casinos Receive Green Light for Online Gaming

Casinos now wait for approval of their games to launch online, but it remains to be seen if the first wave includes online poker.


The regulator has also opened an informal “I would like to be a license holder” form on its website.
Dutch Regulator Targets January 2021 Go-Live Date for Regulated Gambling Market

Application process still a year away with market opening six months after, says KSA Chairman René Jansen.


Normally, Run It Once returns 51% of all rake via its Splash the Pot rewards program, so the promotion works out at an additional 50% rakeback.
With its New Stable Build, Run It Once Plans Biggest Week of Promotions Yet

101% Week is seeking to bring players back to the tables following its largest platform upgrade to date.


Overall, 888 boasted of 6% growth across the whole business, thanks largely to double-digit gains in sports.
888’s Poker Woes Extend into 2019—But the Worst Might be Over

Company reports another 28% year-over-year decline in poker for the first third of the year—but that’s an improvement on 2018’s dismal performance.


In arguments that focused heavily on syntactic and grammatical interpretations of an ambiguously worded 50-year-old law, the judge concluded that there was no clear, unequivocal interpretation.
Judge in New Hampshire Lottery Case Rules that Wire Act is Limited to Sports Betting

2018 opinion that the Wire Act applies to other forms of gambling is dismantled, but the scope of the judgment is limited.


On June 17, all players on the dot-com client will be prompted to set a new player alias when they first log in.
Partypoker Forges Ahead with Cash Game Ecology Changes with Forced Alias Change and Third-Party Tools Ban

Four years in the making, partypoker is finally taking the final step: Banning HUDs and all forms of third-party tracking.


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