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Poker Industry PRO Releases The State of the Online Poker Industry Report for Spring 2019

The 52-page report focuses on the major industry trends and regulatory developments while analyzing the performance of the leading online poker operators.


Online gaming operator, 888poker has finally begun the phased global rollout of its next-generation poker platform, Poker 8.
888Poker Rolls Out Its New Software Platform “Poker 8”

The new platform is available for download with more changes to be rolled out in the coming months.


“Lex is certainly the kind of player we want aligned with our brand, who understands the industry and the needs of its community like no other.”
Lex Veldhuis Signs as Brand Ambassador of iGaming Payment Startup MuchBetter

The PokerStars pro will help the company, started by former PokerStars staff, to “refine its services” to the online poker community.


With the global leaders in the online poker industry reporting more than $1 billion in revenue from the game in 2018, online poker is certainly big business.
By the Numbers: Online Poker Operators Report Mixed Results

In another exclusive preview from the Spring 2019 edition of The State of the Online Poker Industry from Poker Industry PRO, pokerfuse takes a look at the top line financial figures reported by the leading online poker companies.


Consumers have reported issues downloading and installing the latest version. Currently, it is only the table that has been changed, but over the course of 2019, the company plans to make similar improvements to the lobby and other parts of the client.
888 Takes Important Step Forward with New Poker 8 Client

The new client is finally being deployed globally with a welcome improvement to table play.


After successfully running rake-free tournaments and halved buy-in tournaments, 888 has come up with yet another novelty concept called “Rake or Break” tournaments that will be running every Sunday beginning March 24.
888Poker Introduces New Prize Pool Concept “Rake or Break” Tournaments

If the tournaments fail to reach their target prize pool, every player will have their rake refunded.


It is the biggest annual drop in the 13-year record of the company, and the second lowest in absolute revenue.
Business Monitor: 888 Holdings plc H2 and FY 2018

Revenue at 888 Holding’s B2C poker product 888poker collapsed in 2018, declining 37% year-over-year from $77.9…


PokerStars and partypoker are withdrawing from the Slovakian market beginning March 1, 2019, following the passage of new gambling laws in the country.
PokerStars, Partypoker Exit Slovakian Market as Licensing Process Begins

Under the new gambling regulations, the country will open its window for accepting applications from operators beginning March 1.


On February 3, 888 will be running a special one-day “RakeLESS” Sunday promotion where the room will remove the rake from seven of its flagship tournaments.
The Battle for Sunday Heats Up as 888Poker Schedules “RakeLESS” Tournaments

This Sunday, 888 is removing rake from seven tournaments with combined guarantees of $270,000.


888 has received the 16th license for online gambling in the country, and only the second for online poker.
888 is Approved for Online Poker in Portugal: Full Report

Finally 888 can look to start its European shared liquidity network, while Portuguese players at last have an alternative choice in the regulated market.


888 Holdings, the Gibraltar-based online gaming operator, last month announced that it has acquired the remaining interest in the All American Poker Network…
888 Buys Out All American Poker Network for $28 Million

Online gaming operator acquires remaining shares in All American Poker Network to facilitate the company’s future growth in the US market.


In total, there are twelve online gambling operators that have received a Swedish license that have already gone live with online poker.
Full Report: Swedish Online Poker Rooms Go Live

In one of Europe’s biggest market openings in five years, thirteen online poker rooms are among dozens of online casinos and sportsbooks now open for business in Sweden.


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