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Over the weekend, the first real money gambling apps went live in the store. No poker apps were found in the UK Play Store.
Winamax Poker Among First Real Money Gambling Apps in Google Play Store

Winamax is first with a poker app in France and around a dozen casino and sports apps are now available in the UK.


Shared liquidity between France, Spain, Italy, and Portugal is now an odds-on favorite following the latest words from French regulator ARJEL that put in place an aggressive timeline for adoption.
Regulation Insight: Your Summer Summary

Bringing you up to speed on regulated igaming news from the last month. The UK, Malta and Gibraltar, figures from France, Italy and Spain, the latest progress from Netherlands, Sweden and Poland, all the news from the United States, and more.


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.


The Norwegian Gaming and Foundation authority has warned online gambling consumers that they put their money at risk gambling with offshore sites, continuing their efforts to clamp down on what it considers illegal gambling.
Norwegian Authority Warns Gamblers to be “Cautious,” As Foreign Operators Say It’s Business As Usual

Gaming Board suggests gambling on offshore sites is inherently dangerous, while its latest efforts to clamp down on gambling transactions appear ineffective.


Global internet payment processing company Worldpay has ceased processing transactions between foreign online gambling companies and consumers in Norway, the Norwegian gambling authority has announced.
Worldpay Stops Processing Norwegian Online Gambling Transactions

Norway’s Gambling Authority forces payment processor out of the market, but the world’s online gambling industry will be largely unaffected.


A slate of operators, including three Playtech clients with online poker rooms on the iPoker network, have announced their departure from the Polish online gambling market.
Operators Exit Poland Ahead of April 1 Deadline

Three iPoker rooms withdraw from market with new regulations set to come into effect next month.


888 says it has exited Australia, but players report they still have access. The Czech Republic still hasn't issued any licenses, and it is not enforcing its new laws.
Regulation Insight

Confusion in Australia and the Czech Republic, full year figures from the US and Italy, and the latest on European shared liquidity.


The first ever online leg of the Cash Game Festival on iPoker starts this week. New ambassador signings for partypoker, 888 and Natural8.
Marketing Insight

Fall promotions, new ambassadors, special tournaments and more.


Ongame's dot-com online poker network will close by October, PRO can reveal. Details on the closure are scant, and a specific date is currently unclear. NYX did not respond to a request for clarification.
Ongame Poker Network to Close Next Month

Hive and MPN slated to benefit as Ongame’s dot-com network scheduled for closure.


A new casino is getting into the New Jersey online gambling market. But it’s not a casino from the Garden State.
SugarHouse Launches Online Casino in New Jersey

A new casino is getting into the New Jersey online gambling market. But it’s not a casino from the Garden State.


Playtech remains committed to online poker in spite of decreasing revenues. GVC and others received full licenses to operate in Romania.
Industry Insight

Industry financial reports, full licenses issued in Romania, merger news and more.


Efforts by 888 and Rank to acquire William Hill ended last week. The Microgaming Poker Network moves up the rankings.
Industry Insight

William Hill, Microgaming, Caesars and other that have made news this week.


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