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Five major dot-com tournaments will run in September and two in France. Global Poker League launches in India.
This Week in Online Poker: Favorable Reviews, Big MTTs and India in the Spotlight

There’s no doubt about it, September is going to be huge for online MTTs, quite possibly the biggest month for…


“We will continue to work with the Australian player alliance to lobby the government to provide a safe regulated environment for residents to play online poker in the future,” party said.
PokerStars, Partypoker Set Australia Departure Days

With 888’s prior exit, the top three European online poker operators will stop serving Australia.


Australian withdrawal is now on the cards for mid-September, and is expected to have a 2.5% impact on revenue.
The Context Around Four Key Markets Mentioned on The Stars Group Q2 Call

Understanding the situation in Australia, Poland, Colombia and the Czech Republic.


“We’ve been aware of this day coming and have done our best to keep you informed, but we can confirm that we’ll be closing our real money poker tables to players in Australia, most likely around mid-September."
PokerStars Confirms Mid-September Australia Withdrawal

Senate vote to strengthen the Interactive Gambling Act has the expected effect.


The Australian Senate voted on Wednesday to pass an amendment that will see the end of offshore-regulated online gaming in the country.
Senate Rings the Death Knell for Online Poker in Australia

Despite a public inquiry into online poker still pending, senators shut the door on offshore operators.


Ignition Casino, the leading US-facing offshore online gaming operator, has launched its online poker room and casino in Australia, ahead of pending regulation…
Australia’s Online Gambling Crackdown Attracts the Black Market Experts

Ignition Casino launches in Australia and its surrounding territories as the regulated industry readies for departure.


European regulatory news from the UK, Slovakia, Hungary, Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Spain and more.
Latest in iGaming Regulation: July 2017 Brief

A snapshot of all the latest in regulatory igaming developments across Europe, the United States, China, India, Australia and more.


Previously serving the US market exclusively from its offshore license, Bodog's Ignition skin has launched in Australia and its island territories.
Australia’s Online Gambling Crackdown Attracts the Black Market Experts

Ignition Casino launches in Australia and its surrounding territories as the regulated industry readies for departure.


An inquiry into how Australians play online poker gives three weeks to interested parties to file submissions.
Players, Industry Have Three Weeks to File Submissions to Save Online Poker in Australia

Open inquiry into Australian online poker could push back IGA amendment until October.


Decades old online poker operator PKR is offline. Both PokerStars and partypoker have revealed details about their new VIP programs for the first time.
Poker Insight

Online poker room launches and closures, WSOP and other live poker changes, contrasting approaches to player rewards and much more.


Ewallet and credit card processing, as well as Visa credit card withdrawals, remain. It is "very likely" that bank and wire transfer will remain unavailable "throughout the entire process of our planned exit from Australia," PokerStars said in a statement to PRO.
PokerStars Ends Bank and Wire Transfer Withdrawal Options in Australia

Options pulled in Australia ahead of expected market withdrawal next month.


The re-opening of borders in European online poker is finally taking some shape and  confidence among regulators has never been higher.
Regulation Insight

The latest developments in the European, US and offshore markets.


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In the wake of controversy over the Venetian's $150k "Total Prize Pool," poker players are banding together to keep participation in the event to a minimum. — read more »
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