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888 launched online poker in Portugal last week after receiving approval to share liquidity with its existing Spanish network.
888 Withdraws BLAST Lottery Sit and go Game from Portugal

In an apparent launch gaff first spotted by PRO, Portugal’s second online poker operator withdraws its lottery sit and go game.


PokerStars is set to introduce some innovative game features that could be soon launched. It includes a popular feature that show stack sizes and bet amounts in terms of big blinds, and the ability to throw virtual items at other players.
Exclusive: All-In Cashout, Throwable Virtual Objects, Stacks in Big Blinds—PokerStars is Believed to Be Readying Major Product Upgrade

Update appears to include a style of insurance where players can cash-in their equity in all-in situations.


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It is six months since the operator was first approved for online poker and casino games by the SRIJ.
888poker is Coming Online in Portugal with Spanish Shared Liquidity

The status of the project is unclear as the operator apparently goes live in Portugal with full Spanish shared liquidity—including lottery sit and gos and reportedly higher-than-5% rake.


Portugal’s gaming regulator SRIJ has finally authorized 888 for cross-border shared liquidity. As per the official gazette, 888 is approved to offer shared liquidity in cash games and tournaments, in Hold’em and Omaha variants.
888Poker Approved for Shared Liquidity Between Portugal and Spain

Portuguese players may finally have a second site to play on as the SRIJ approves 888 for cross-border online poker.


The total value of the deal comes close to $18 billion. The new combined company will retain the Caesars name.
Eldorado-Caesars Merger to Create Largest US Gaming Company

The merger adds complexity to the future of the US sports betting market for William Hill and The Stars Group.


After a brief period of no promotions, 888 is back with its value-added tournament promos, Sunday Sale and “RakeLESS” tournaments.
888 Launches Tournament and Cash Game Promotions in Bid to Rebuild Online Poker Brand

Operator continues to bring additional value to their Sunday schedule with discounted and rake-free tournaments.


888poker has announced that it will head to Sochi for the first time for its next stop on its tour. Scheduled for August, 888Poker Live Sochi will be held at the Sochi Poker Club room located in the Sochi Casino and Resort.
888 Live Tour to Debut in Sochi

After partypoker and PokerStars, 888 becomes the latest international poker operator to head onto Russian soil.


“Online Poker Against Cheating” (OPAC) to wants bring together top online poker operators to information-share on bots and cheaters.
Partypoker’s Rob Yong to Spearhead “Online Poker Against Cheating” Independent Trade Body

Rob Yong, GVC partner and leader of partypoker’s recent ecology changes, wants to “befriend our competitors and all work together” to fight the online poker cheaters and bots.


Once hailed as the second largest online poker network in the world, 888poker will certainly not miss the opportunity to launch in Pennsylvania—one of…
888 in Pennsylvania

Once hailed as the second largest online poker network in the world, 888poker will certainly not miss the opportunity…


The online poker market in the state of Pennsylvania is set to make its debut on July 15 and with less than four weeks remaining, the million dollar question…
These Online Poker Rooms are Expected to Launch in Pennsylvania on July 15

With less than a month to go until the official launch of the online poker market in Pennsylvania, we take a look at the list of online poker rooms expected to go live in mid-July.


US-based technology giant Apple recently announced new rules for its App Store which could have a major impact on gambling operators.
Apple’s iOS Policy Change and its Expected Impact to Online Poker Operators

Real-money gaming developers have been given three months to build iOS native apps to remain approved for Apple’s App Store.


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