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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.


GVC Holdings, the parent company of the growing partypoker online poker brand, has won three prestigious awards at the annual EGR Operator Awards 2018.
GVC Crowned “Operator of the Year” and Partypoker Top in Poker at EGR Annual Awards

GVC’s online poker room partypoker wins second successive EGR “Poker Operator of the Year” title, beating Stars Group’s PokerStars and Kindred Group’s Unibet Poker.


Partypoker has upgraded its declaration on how it says it protects customer deposits, stating that it has taken steps to protect these funds in the unlikely…
Partypoker Upgrades Declaration of UK Player Funds Protection

Following the publication of pokerfuse’s survey of UK-licensed gambling providers and player funds protection, GVC’s online poker room upgrades its level to “medium.”


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


With the Ladbrokes acquisition, the company is adding six active online poker rooms to its portfolio.
How Online Poker Will Look at GVC Following the Ladbrokes Acquisition

Partypoker parent company now has three new online poker brands across Gibraltar, the UK, Belgium and Spain at its disposal.


Net gaming revenue at partypoker will likely exceed that of 888’s for the first time in half a decade.
Partypoker in 2018: Facts, Quotes and Exclusive Figures of a Growing Online Poker Product

Estimates by PRO put GVC’s net gaming revenue in online poker at almost €100 million.


On a pro-forma basis, total revenue grew 17% year-over-year. The games brands, which includes partypoker and partycasino, were up 12% year-over-year to €228.7 million, with poker up 42%.
Poker Shines as GVC Boasts of Growth Across the Board

Net gaming revenue up 17% in 2017, with partypoker leading the charge.


“We will use the full range of our enforcement powers to make gambling fairer and safer,” said Neil McArthur, Executive Director from the Gambling Commission.
“A Systemic Failing”: William Hill Hit With £6.2 Million Fine from UKGC

Sportsbook William Hill will be fined for “systemic social responsibility and money laundering failures,” the UK’s regulator announced today.


European shared liquidity again dominated the headlines this week. There also continues to be a flurry of activity around brand ambassadors this week.
Ambassador Activity, Connecting Four and the Latest Live: This Week in Online Poker

European shared liquidity again dominated the headlines this week. There was positive developments from both Portugal…


PokerStars is guaranteeing almost €8 million across COOPs in its four markets. The Italian and Spanish series see slight gains, but the French COOP is cut in half.
Europe’s Segregated Online Poker Rooms Schedule What is Likely Their Last Big Tournament Series

Four COOPs, a new French Circus, a Spanish Super Series and more.


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