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Player Funds Protection in the UK: How Online Poker Operators Protect Your Money
Player Funds Protection in the UK: How Online Poker Operators Protect Your Money

We list 26 UK gambling operators and how they protect your player funds.


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


PokerStars Combines Online Poker Player Pools in France and Spain
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…


French Regulator Sets the Stage for Shared Online Poker Liquidity in 2018
French Regulator Sets the Stage for Shared Online Poker Liquidity in 2018

Agreements in June, and software testing starting in September should lead to online poker rooms with European cross-border liquidity sharing next year.


How Regulating Online Poker Reduces Problem Gambling and Deters Crime
How Regulating Online Poker Reduces Problem Gambling and Deters Crime

It’s time to stop talking about harm minimization and instead focus on benefit maximization in the debate over state regulation of internet poker.


ARJEL Reports Accelerating Decline in Cash Game Poker
ARJEL Reports Accelerating Decline in Cash Game Poker

An increase in tournament entries may reflect the growing popularity of Expresso, but cash game bets were down by 17%.


French Regulator Authorizes Amaya/PokerStars Deal
French Regulator Authorizes Amaya/PokerStars Deal

ARJEL greenlights “change of indirect control” of PokerStars’ French subsidiary.


New ARJEL Boss: Online Poker "Fad" is Over
New ARJEL Boss: Online Poker “Fad” is Over

The economic crisis in France and the complexity of poker as a game are blamed for the poker market’s underperformance.


Head of French Observatory of Games is Appointed President of ARJEL
Head of French Observatory of Games is Appointed President of ARJEL

The President of France has appointed Charles Coppolani to the post vacated by Jean-François Vilotte.


French Study Finds a Quarter of Poker Players Play on Gray Market Sites
French Study Finds a Quarter of Poker Players Play on Gray Market Sites

23.5% of French online poker players play on sites operating without a French license.


ARJEL Combats Gray Market Operators With TV Campaign
ARJEL Combats Gray Market Operators With TV Campaign

France has stepped up its campaign against gray market gambling operators by airing a TV commercial exposing players’...


Regulators in Rome Discussed Shared Liquidity Off the Agenda
Regulators in Rome Discussed Shared Liquidity Off the Agenda

Shared liquidity was seen as a possible solution to the declines in the Spanish and Italian poker markets.