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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.


Unfortunately, soon after the July 2017 agreement was made, cracks began to show in the coordination.
French-Spanish Liquidity Sharing: How Europe’s Online Poker Landscape Will Change

PokerStars’ Italian-French poker room will go head-to-head with many of the world’s largest dot-com poker rooms.


Spain's new resolution will come into force once published in the official State Gazette, expected this month.
French-Spanish Online Poker Tables Coming “in the Next Few Weeks”

Spain’s framework expected will into force this month, paving way for two-way shared liquidity.


Closed liquidity may go down in online poker's relatively short history as one of its greatest mistakes.
“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.


The Stars Group has been issued a license from the French regulator to share online poker liquidity with Spain, France and Italy.
France: PokerStars the First to Receive a Shared Liquidity License

The Stars Group is the first to be approved for cross-border poker sharing.


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