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PokerStars has launched its new regulated online poker room in the Czech Republic. Unibet saw poker grow by two thirds year-on-year. Q4 was particularly outstanding.
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Recent launches, industry news and new operators splash onto the online poker scene.


Earlier this month, online gaming giant Amaya, with online gaming licenses in 17 jurisdictions around the world, announced new dates for its live Festival tour…
Two Very Different Online Poker Operators Focus on Latin America for Very Different Reasons

PokerStars announced new Festival dates, returning to many popular LAPT stops; meanwhile, offshore operator Bodog announced its plan to expand across the South American continent.


On Tuesday, online gaming giant Amaya, with online gaming licenses in 17 jurisdictions around the world, announced new dates for its live Festival tour with a focus on the Latin American market.
Two Very Different Operators, for Very Different Reasons, Focus on Latin America

PokerStars announced new Festival dates, returning to many popular LAPT stops; meanwhile, offshore operator Bodog announces its plan to expand across the South American continent.


The 3rd running of the GPI American Poker Awards has been scheduled for Thursday Feb, 23, 2017 at the Sofitel in Beverly Hills, California.
Poker Insight

GPL China, a new online poker room, US affiliates cash in, Harry Reid allegations and much more.


Rumors that a possible reverse takeover of Ladbrokes Coral by GVC is in the works leaked on Friday. "Lucky Chewy Poker" will focus on providing players with “low rake and great rewards.”
The Zeitgeist

More industry consolidation rumors, a new online poker room launches for free play, and GPL China gets underway.


New letter closely follows the modus operandi of the Sheldon Adelson-banked initiative to “restore” America’s Wire Act.
The Zeitgeist

Renewed push for a US ban on online gambling, the GPL looks towards a new season, and live poker players hit Prague.


Trump's presidency may hurt online gaming's chances. How to improve charity poker tournaments.
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Trump’s impact on the gaming industry, charity poker tournaments and whether figures like Kassouf help or hinder the growth of the game.


The Pennsylvania Senate will draw plenty of attention as it reconvenes today at 1pm local time. The largest online poker tournament in regulated US history is currently underway on PokerStars New Jersey.
The Zeitgeist

Pennsylvania, PokerStars New Jersey, and the Big One for One Drop in the spotlight this week.


Amaya’s stock price jumped on the news that talks with William Hill were taking place, tanked on Monday, then rebounded.
Poker Insight

Partypoker hits Twitch, a share price roller-coaster for Amaya and WillHill, plus a slate of live poker announcements.



The management team at Playtika will continue to run the day-to-day operations from its headquarters in Herzliya, Israel.
CIE Sells Playtika for $4.4 Billion, Retains WSOP

Caesars Interactive Entertainment, the division of Caesars Entertainment that operates the World Series of Poker, has…


888 in merger talks with Rank and the pair is considering making an offer on William Hill. Amaya moves jobs from London to the Isle of Man.
Industry Insight

888, Rank, William Hill, Amaya, Betsson, Ladbrokes, Coral, Svenska Spel and more in this week’s summary of igaming industry news.


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