Ahead of Shared Liquidity, Online Poker Revenue Drops 33% in Portugal

First full year comparison in segregated Portugal underscores the necessity for cross-border shared liquidity.

Q1 2018 was the first full quarter that year-on-year figures for online poker were available. Online poker produced just over €3 million, compared to the €4.5 million generated in Q1 2017.

Revenue derived from online poker in Portugal dropped 33% annually during the first quarter of the year, according to data released by Serviço de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos (SRIJ).

Q1 2018 was the first full quarter that year-over-year figures for online poker were available with PokerStars—currently the only online poker operator in the country—having launched on the last day of November 2016.

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May 18, 2018