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Sporting events went against the operator in its UK business, resulting in a 37% drop in revenue for that vertical.
TSG Q1 2019: A Series of Unfortunate Events

Adverse exchange rates, unfavorable win margins and continual problems in “disruptive” markets dampen the mood.


The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has announced this week the introduction of its own online sports betting platform in New Jersey with the launch of BorgataSports.
Borgata Casino Launches its Own Sports Betting Platform

Exactly one year after the US Supreme Court overturned the PASPA act, Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino launches its own sports wagering option BorgataSports.com.


The partnership, announced on Wednesday, concludes a search by the global online gaming giant for a US media partner that has extended more than six months.
In FOX Sports, The Stars Group Has Finally Found its US Media Partner

Media conglomerate Fox Corporation acquires stake in PokerStars’ parent company, and partnership will launch free-play and real money sports betting products under FOX Bet brand.


Legalized sports betting in the state of New Jersey is still in its infancy. In these early months, it’s important for the New Jersey Division of Gaming…
PokerStars Sports Book Receives Largest Fine to Date in New Jersey

Legalized sports betting in the state of New Jersey is still in its infancy. In these early months, it’s important for…


UFC KO looks like a straight rebranding of Knockout Poker. UFC Tornado could be a new name for Spin and Gos, extending the UFC theme.
Revealed: How PokerStars Plans to Extend UFC Partnership Far Beyond Spin and Gos

More UFC-branded games could appear soon—including UFC Tornado, UFC KO, PokerStars VR UFC edition and UFC-themed mobile apps.


On a constant currency basis, annual online poker growth was 0.4%. The company assured investors that its mitigation strategy was helping to right the ship in Russia.
“Sometimes it’s Been Overlooked”: TSG Ekes Out Poker Growth Despite Tough Q4

Regulatory headwinds dampen PokerStars growth, but its stability over the year and its success as a customer acquisition channel should be heralded, says company.


The Stars Group, parent company of PokerStars and Sky Bet, has relaunched BetStars under the new sports betting brand “Sky Bet by Stars” in the Italian regulated market.
Sky Bet by Stars: TSG Launches First “Synergy” Brand in Italy

“Historic day” for The Stars Group as BetStars and Skybet.IT merge into new brand—though the new site is still “coming soon.”


GVC Holdings’ online poker room partypoker has finally gone live in the Czech Republic after acquiring a license in November last year.
Partypoker Relaunches in the Czech Republic After Two Years

Through its partnership with King’s Resort, partypoker.CZ becomes the second international online poker operator after PokerStars to go live in the country.


NBC recently registered several sports betting domains including NBCSportbook.com signaling its intent to enter the US sports betting industry.
NBC is the Media Partner The Stars Group is Looking For

Recent moves towards the sports betting industry make NBC an ideal media partner for TSG’s “Plan A” for the United States.


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.


The Stars Group (TSG) has announced a multi-year partnership to become an “authorized gaming operator” of the NBA.
The Stars Group Becomes an “Authorized Gaming Operator” of the NBA

The “dynamic” partnership marks The Stars Group’s expansion into the US market as the company builds on its US-facing branding strategy.


TSG, parent company of PokerStars, BetStars, and Sky Bet, becomes the 19th online gambling entity to receive approval.
Stars Group Receives Swedish Online Gaming License

Both PokerStars and Full Tilt domains are among the growing list of domains authorized to offer online gaming in Sweden from January 1, 2019.


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