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


The Hot Shot Series will run in early February guaranteeing €200,000 over the course of 64 events, across 10 days.
iPoker Reveals New Online Tournament Brand, Hot Shot Series

€200,000 will be guaranteed over 64 events.


In total, there are twelve online gambling operators that have received a Swedish license that have already gone live with online poker.
Full Report: Swedish Online Poker Rooms Go Live

In one of Europe’s biggest market openings in five years, thirteen online poker rooms are among dozens of online casinos and sportsbooks now open for business in Sweden.


The Swedish gambling authority, Lotteriinspektionen, issued another batch of licenses ahead of the country’s reorganization of the gambling market.
More Online Poker Rooms Authorized in Sweden: Will 888 Be Left Out in the Cold?

So far 31 gambling companies have been issued a license by the Swedish gambling authority ahead of the January 1 go-live date.


Slovakia’s National Council (Parliament) has passed the new gambling act opening its online gambling market to international operators across the European Union for the first time.
Slovakia Parliament Approves New Online Gambling Rules

The new rules will allow European operators to apply for online gambling licenses in Slovakia.


Revenue derived from online poker in France totaled €59.5 million in Q3. On an annual basis, online poker revenue grew 2.9% compared to Q3 2017.
Shared Liquidity in France Helps Continue Upward Trend for Online Poker

Q3 revenue figures from France highlight the continued (but slowing) growth of online poker.


Among the operators to be approved include Svenska Spel, Betsson Group, LeoVegas, Kindred Group, GVC Holdings and Bet365.
Svenska Spel, Betsson, Kindred, and GVC Among First to Receive Swedish Online Gambling License

Sweden has issued its first round of approved operators for the country’s re-regulated market set to commence next year.


The body has demanded India’s law enforcement agency, Enforcement Directorate (ED) to investigate and take action against unlawful offshore online betting.
Indian Gaming Industry Group Asks Prime Minister to Take Action Against Offshore Gambling Websites

AIGF seeks Government’s intervention to block offshore betting and gambling sites which it says are illegally soliciting and accepting players from India.


Starting on November 2 and running for ten days, 30 tournaments are scheduled, each with a guarantee between €1000 and €50,000.
iPoker Jumps on the PKO Bandwagon with Bounty Hunter Series

PokerStars, 888, partypoker and now iPoker will have all run PKO-exclusive tournament series this year.


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.


The regulator has repeatedly threatened to have some 325 sites on its blacklist blocked by ISPs. Customers on one Colombian ISP can no longer access the domain play2wincasino.com.
PokerStars Makes Hasty Colombia Exit as Regulator Follows Through on Blocking Threat

After the first gaming license is issued—and a domain is the first to be blocked—Amaya makes a quick exit from the Latin American market.


The Dutch Gambling Authority,Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), has issued a strict new edict to foreign gambling operators which may have a widespread impact on the industry's ability to serve the country.
Dutch Gambling Authority Wants Operators to Block Players from the Netherlands

New edict could force operators to block Dutch players from online gambling entirely.


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