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Under rules set out by the Gambling Commission of Great Britain (UKGC), all internet gambling businesses must hold player deposits in a separate bank account,...
Player Funds Protection in the UK: How Online Poker Operators Protect Your Money

We list 25 UK gambling operators and how they protect your player funds.


A recent upgrade to the desktop and mobile clients indicates that PokerStars is soon to add new game variants to the cash game and tournament offerings in France.
PokerStars Readies for New Game Variants in France

Niche variants and mixed games are coming soon to PokerStars.FR and will share liquidity with Spain.


Revenue from cash games declined fractionally by 2%, but that was more than made for the continued growth of poker tournaments, up 15%.
Under European Shared Liquidity, Online Poker in France Hits Five Year High

Poker revenue up 8%, total cash game bets grew 18% and active poker players up 5%.


The missives authorize both sites to share their online poker liquidity with operators licensed in Italy, Spain and Portugal.
iPoker Positioned for European Shared Liquidity as Unibet and Betclic Receive French Authorization

While neither operator is in Spain, iPoker may move ahead with a Spanish-French shared liquidity network following skins’ approvals.


Revenue figures released from the Spanish and French regulators show that European online poker, even in segregated markets, returned to growth in 2017 following years of decline.
French and Spanish Q4 Numbers Confirm: Online Poker Growth Trend Spanned All of 2017

Online poker tournament popularity fueled growth in European markets throughout 2017, and growth is expected to be even greater in 2018 with shared liquidity.


New data from Playtech, Kindred and Zynga, plus regulatory data from Delaware, New Jersey, France and Spain, all available in PRO's new Industry Monitor section of reports.
Data Monitoring, News from New Jersey and Portugal Poised: This Week in Online Poker

We’re now in the thick of the Q4/FY 2017 reporting season. To keep you up to date with all the latest, we have a…


It is the second such license issued by the regulator, who granted PokerStars the right to offer European pooled liquidity last December.
Winamax Receives French Shared Liquidity License

Operator now awaits its Spanish license to expand into new markets under a single shared liquidity network.


ElkY leaves PokerStars, and Gruissem joins partypoker. The Aussie Millions sets Main Event attendance record.
Aussie Records, Power Up Tweaks and Sponsors in the Spotlight: This Week in Online Poker

The sponsored pro shuffle continues this week, first with the announcement that long-standing PokerStars sponsored pro…


French online poker leader Winamax is seeking to hire Spanish customer service representatives for the start of February in what could be an imminent launch in the country.
Winamax Ramps Up Spanish Staffing for Launch

Operator rushes to fill customer service positions for early February, suggesting an imminent launch.


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“The Phenomenon of Integration”: How 2017 Has Been a Turning Point for Open Liquidity in Online Poker

Across Europe, the United States and now even South America, shared liquidity has finally won out—2018 should see cross-border shared liquidities across all key existing and emerging online poker markets.


European Shared Liquidity finally became a reality on Tuesday when PokerStars became the very first online poker company to share its player pool between…
PokerStars Combines Online Poker Player Pools in France and Spain

European Shared Liquidity finally became a reality on Tuesday when PokerStars became the very first online poker…


A resolution that modifies Spain’s online gaming law to permit international shared liquidity has been published in the state gazette.
Shared Liquidity Provisions Published in Spanish State Gazette

With the final puzzle piece in place, operators can now move forward with technical approval for Spanish-French shared liquidity.


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