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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.

Online gaming operator Betfred has signed a multi-year deal with Playtech that will see it continue to use the company's igaming platform, including a skin on the iPoker network, beyond 2020.
Betfred Commits to Playtech’s iPoker Platform after GVC Deal Collapses

Operator extends ten-year partnership with Playtech for its casino, bingo and poker products online.

Last week’s release of Pokémon GO! Is proving to be a huge success. The augmented reality game has generated more than $14 million in its first week.
Industry Insight

A new game bursts on the scene, GVC looks to expand its investor base, the latest on Caesars and more.

Betfred has agreed to pay £800,000 in compensation after a UKGC investigation found that a bettor was gambling with stolen funds.
Regulation Insight

France, Spain, Poland, Italy, Czech Republic and more.

Euro 2016 officially gets underway in just over a week, and online gaming operators are pulling out every promotional trick in the bag to focus football fever onto their gaming platforms.
Marketing Insight

Operators focus on Euro 2016 and WSOP fever to attract players to online poker.

Winamax has scheduled the next edition of Summer Shots. Starting this Sunday and running for ten days, the low stakes series of 77 tournaments will have a combined €1.5 million in guarantees.
Poker Room Insight

Product launches, platform updates, tournament series news and more.

Poker Central to stream a poker/esports hybrid event, while Amaya sponsors Team Liquid. Online poker in question as Betfred to "fully transition" onto GVC's online gaming platform.
Industry Insight

Industry news from NYX, Playtech, Amaya, GVC, Ladbrokes, Coral and more, plus the push to combine esports and poker.

GVC Holdings and Betfred announced a "transformational" new ten-year deal that will see a "full migration" of Betfred's online business onto GVC's platform.
Betfred Plans to “Fully Migrate” to GVC’s Online Platform Under New Ten-Year Deal

Currently it is unclear how new exclusive deal will affect online poker.

Partpoker has given its traditional Pokerfest series a makeover. Winamax and PokerStars France have adopted a very similar promotional approach to the coming Sunday’s tournaments.
Marketing Insight

Partypoker’s Powerfest, sponsored pros, discounted buy-ins and more.

“Our brand new software offers a simple navigation for poker players with a clean, modern look, and a better functionality for our poker players."
Betfred Becomes Latest iPoker Room to Launch New Software Client

The new modern iPoker client continues its slow but steady rollout to partner sites.

Winamax runs new Expresso Eleven promotion. 888 closes Lucky Ace Poker.
Poker Room Insight

Winamax, 888, PokerStars, MPN, iPoker and more in this week’s wrap-up on online poker room news.

Mark Frissora has now formally taken over from Gary Loveman as the President and CEO of Caesars Entertainment.
Industry Insight

Industry news is about to enter the quiet period immediately before Q2 and half-year results are announced.

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