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WPT Enterprises, parent company of the World Poker Tour (WPT), and Allied Esports International was recently acquired by a capital investment group Black Ridge Acquisition Corp.
World Poker Tour Gets a New Owner in Push Towards eSports

A publicly traded company based in the US has purchased WPT from Ourgame International Holdings.


An exposé revealed that social-poker apps offered on mobile devices were being used for real money gaming through a network of agents and private clubs.
Arrests, Blocks, and Closures: The Fallout from China’s Social Poker Crackdown

Chinese gaming giant Ourgame has confirmed the arrests of its six employees.


While PR has been slow in coming, many operators are running special Christmas promotions. Behind the scenes, PokerStars Power Up remains under development.
Festive Fun, Power Up Progress, and Regulatory Wranglings: This Week in Online Poker

In case you missed it, Christmas is coming. It is a key time for online poker operators, consumers are off work, at…


The Global Poker League, the rapidly expanding team-based competition and spectator event, has launched a fresh website on GPL.com with a new online identity and branding.
Global Poker League Relaunches Site, Eyes Brazilian Expansion

New GPL.com website goes live as the company plots a third regional league.


Ignition Casino, the leading US-facing offshore online gaming operator, has launched its online poker room and casino in Australia, ahead of pending regulation…
Australia’s Online Gambling Crackdown Attracts the Black Market Experts

Ignition Casino launches in Australia and its surrounding territories as the regulated industry readies for departure.


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.


Previously serving the US market exclusively from its offshore license, Bodog's Ignition skin has launched in Australia and its island territories.
Australia’s Online Gambling Crackdown Attracts the Black Market Experts

Ignition Casino launches in Australia and its surrounding territories as the regulated industry readies for departure.


Recently, two very different operators announced new sponsorship deals targeting the Brazilian online poker market: GVC’s partypoker announced the…
Celebrity Signings and Poker Club Sponsorships: Online Poker Industry Eyes Brazil

European operators are hopeful that regulated online gambling will spread to Brazil while Bodog sees the immediate gray market opportunity.


Last week two very different operators announced new sponsorship deals targeting the Brazilian online poker market: GVC's partypoker announced the signing of a high profile Brazilian actor; offshore online gaming operator Bodog announces the sponsorship of Brazil's largest poker club.
Celebrity Signings and Poker Club Sponsorships: Online Poker Industry Eyes Brazil

European operators are hopeful that regulated online gambling will spread to Brazil while Bodog sees the immediate gray market opportunity.


Mediarex, parent company of the Global Poker Index, Global Poker League and The Hendon Mob, has announced a new brand with a broader scope to push forward the…
The Gaming Player Index: How Mediarex Plans to Take on the eSports Industry

The company behind the Global Poker Index and Global Poker League plans will broaden its remit to cover the wider world of esports.


Mediarex, parent company of the Global Poker Index, Global Poker League and The Hendon Mob, has announced a new brand with a broader scope to push forward the convergence of poker as an esport.
The Gaming Player Index: How Mediarex Plans to Take on the eSports Industry

The company behind the Global Poker Index and Global Poker League plans will broaden its remit to cover the wider world of esports.


Offshore online poker network Bodog, which operates Ignition Casino in the US market, has pushed out an update that removes all table and seat selection from the client.
Bodog Removes All Table Selection with “Quick Seat” Update

As PokerStars trials the system, the leading US-facing offshore network jumps on the bandwagon.


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