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Partypoker to run a live event on Russian soil. Amaya expects to post a bumper 2016, but warns of 2017 headwinds.
Poker Insight

A new live event in Russia, two market withdrawals, 2016 revenue figures from the US markets plus hopes for 2017.


More new games at partypoker. 888 trials new client version.
Poker Insight

New online poker games, updated software, changes to the way fans will watch poker, the first-ever European shared liquidity agreement and more.


The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has upheld its preliminary view that {Quebec} cannot legally force ISPs to block access to online gambling sites it deems illegal.
Regulation Insight

Canada, Poland, France, Finland and more.


The second part of the GPL gets underway next week. PokerStars has warned customers that major VIP program changes are coming next year.
Poker Insight

GPL part 2, the TonyBet acquisition, Tain’s return to online poker, and more.


Online gaming platform provider Tain is adding online poker back into its portfolio with a new deal with the little-known GGNetwork, an Asia-focused online poker network.
Tain Returns to Online Poker through Deal with Asia-focused GGNetwork

GGNetwork, best known for Natural8 skin, heralds “landmark deal” as first of many in expansion plans aimed at European markets.


Daniel Negreanu took to twitter and his blog this week to let the world know it was way harder to win at poker back in the 90s.
Reads of the Week

The viral marketing approach of ShareMyPair, where is Baazov’s bid, Negreanu opines on the toughness of poker and a collection of links to let you catch up on the latest in the Jaclynn Moskow accusations scandal.


Since winning the bid for bwin.party, GVC's share price has fallen leaving the value of their offer roughly the same as the previous bid from 888 Holdings.
Industry Insight

Amaya, Betsson, Unibet, XLMedia, NYX Gaming, bwin.party and more.


Yaxi Zhu of China and Chen-an Lin of Taiwan, both poker professionals, join the roster of around 30 Team Pros and 20 “Online” pros from around the globe.
PokerStars Signs Taiwanese, Chinese Team Pros

Two new signings in a key emerging market.


Full Tilt and MPN announces September tournament series. PokerStars announces new Team Pros.
Marketing Insight

MPN and Full Tilt to compete with WCOOP, New Jersey promos, and YouTube Gaming goes live.


PokerStars adds new team members with the first announcements coinciding with the success of its 9th Anniversary Sunday Million.
Marketing Insight

The WSOP is approaching and it is time for WSOP’s online poker rooms to start promoting the live events.


Disappointing results for bwin.party but bidders remain in discussions and Caesars’ bankruptcy continues to generate big legal fees which not help its results.
Industry Insight

Amaya is caught up in an Italian tax evasion investigation, but announces that it pre-dated its acquisition of PokerStars.


Gambling laws and their regulation remain under test this week, with the collapse of EuroPoker in France causing concern over the regulators capacity to protect player funds.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: the UK, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden and France.


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