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The TRIO Series, which made its debut last year is returning back for its second iteration with more than €7 million prize money starting May 26.
TRIO Series Returns to PokerStars European Segregated Market with €7 Million Guaranteed Prize Pool

Starting May 26, the 180-tournaments series has 40% higher guarantees and double the schedule of last year’s inaugural TRIO.


There is been an intense battle going on between the two major the European segregated market. The difference in cash game traffic between PokerStars Europe network and Winamax has shrunk to less than 3%.
PokerStars and Winamax Fighting Neck-and-Neck in European Segregated Market

Traffic in lockstep as both operators prepare for their big spring tournament series.


The Portuguese gambling regulator has hinted that more operators could join the market in the coming weeks or months.
Portuguese Regulator Says More Operators to Join the Market in the Coming Weeks

After recently granting just the second license for online poker in years, the regulator says more are on the cards in the near future.


In a recently concluded conference at ICE London, Trucco spoke on how shared liquidity “exceeded their expectations.”
TSG Exec: Italian Shared liquidity Stalled Due to Competitor’s “Better Lobbying”

PokerStars heralds the success of European shared liquidity and is still hopeful that Italy will ultimately join the shared player pool.


At the London ICE conference, the gambling regulatory authorities of France, Spain and Portugal came together to present market data on the performance of their first year under shared liquidity.
Regulators Look to Expand Southern European Liquidity to Other European Markets

Representatives from France, Spain and Portugal say they are open to expansion to other countries in the EEA.


The trio stated that it has resulted in a growing online poker market across all three markets. They “express their willingness to cooperate” with other EU member states who wish to join the pact.
One Year In, Regulators Praise European Shared Liquidity and Urge Others to Join

The “evolution of this new online shared ecosystem” has been a big win for all parties, the French, Spanish and Portuguese regulators confirm.


888Poker has released the schedule for the Winter Edition in the segregated markets of Spain and Italy.
888 Super Series Returns to European Segregated Markets with Reduced Guarantees

After shouldering big overlays in the previous edition, Super Series from 888 Poker returns with much lower guarantees in the Spanish market.


In the dot-com international market, Winter Series boasts $40 million guarantee prize pool across 240 tournaments.
PokerStars’ $40 Million Guaranteed Winter Series is its Biggest Schedule Yet

With 240 tournaments in the dot-com market alone, the Xmas MTT series is the most expansive the operator has ever hosted.


After acquiring a gaming license in Spain, Aconcagua Poker Network now looks to expand to other regulated European networks.
Spanish Launch “Only a First Step” of Aconcagua Poker’s Plan for European Expansion

In an exclusive interview with PRO, Juan Manuel Pastor, CEO of Aconcagua Poker’s new Spanish operation, reveals details around their European expansion plans.


Online giants PokerStars and partypoker have released their respective tournament series on their European ring-fenced clients.
In Southern Europe, PokerStars and partypoker Announce Their Biggest Tournament Series to Date

PokerStars’ Galactic Series guarantees €15 million, a market record, while partypoker organizes its first ever tournament series under European shared liquidity.


PokerStars' market share in the newly formed Spanish-French market remains the same. The last few weeks have seen Winamax's traffic soar, and it could soon overtake PokerStars Europe.
European Shared Liquidity: Who’s Winning the Battle in Europe

One month of Winamax launched in Spain, how’s the market shaping up? The third installment on PRO’s exclusive series on the new European shared liquidity market.


Following in the footsteps of PokerStars, Winamax is also allowing players outside of Spain to register on its new Spanish client.
How Winamax and PokerStars Are Building New Global Player Pools in Segregated Europe

Winamax opens up global registration in Spain to compete with PokerStars on the new European battleground.


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