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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.


Several operators over the past couple of years have been taking initiatives in an effort to make their games more appealing to casual players and therefore create a healthier poker ecology.
2018: The Year of the Blind Lobby

Simplifying the user experience and protecting the fragile poker ecosystem are some of the reasons more operators are moving towards the blind lobby alternative.


Based on the products name, one could surmise that it would be a blend with two different formats or games.
Exclusive: Fusion Set to Be Another PokerStars Cash Game Innovation

Fusion could well be a format inspired by Irish Poker—a mixed variant of Texas Hold’em and Omaha.


“We want to continue to honor our commitment to the Swedish poker community” 888 will run online satellites to live event, as well as host the online portion in 2018.
888 Extends Swedish Poker Championship Partnership Ahead of Re-Regulation

Operator agrees to extend two-year partnership by a year and has the option for 2019 pending market liberalization.


This first round of payments totals nearly $33.5 million and will be distributed to the approximately 7400 petitioners.
Petitioners Submit Banking Information for Absolute Poker / Ultimate Bet Claims

Following an announcement earlier this month that the US Department of Justice has approved the first round of payments…


PokerStars is reimbursing all players who lost money following the closure of online poker room PKR, PRO can reveal.
“No Strings Attached”: PokerStars Bails Out PKR, Refunds all Players

Some 60,000 players will be reimbursed following an agreement with PKR’s Administrator; the brand will not be resurrected.


PokerStars is reimbursing all players who lost money following the closure of online poker room PKR.
“No Strings Attached”: PokerStars Bails Out PKR, Refunds All Players

60,000 players will be reimbursed following an agreement with PKR’s Administrator; the brand will not be resurrected.


The new program will center around Chests, which players earn through play on any of PokerStars gaming verticals, PRO can reveal.
“Make Every Game Count”: Details on PokerStars’ New VIP Program Revealed

New personalized rewards system to be rolled out later this month includes Chests to unlock and “Boost” challenges to complete.


Thanks to stability in online poker and growth in its casino and sportsbook, Amaya reported a bumper first quarter of 2017, with total group revenue hitting a new high of $317.3 million.
Strong Casino Growth and a Resilient Poker Vertical Behind Amaya’s Strong Q1

Online poker revenue drops below 70% for the first time as its online casino rollout pushes up revenues in the soon-to-be-called Stars Group.


Online poker room and casino PKR has abruptly closed its doors, citing “recent financial difficulties.”
“Financial Difficulties” Force PKR Offline

Online poker room and casino PKR has abruptly closed its doors, citing “recent financial difficulties.”


Online poker room and casino PKR has abruptly closed its doors, citing "recent financial difficulties."
“Financial Difficulties” Force PKR Offline

Online poker room and casino PKR has abruptly closed its doors, citing “recent financial difficulties.”


The first hints that PokerStars was planning to take on Zynga Poker with its own play money app emerged five years ago.
A History and Analysis of PokerStars’ Social Poker Push

PokerStars’ Jackpot Poker now enjoys an unrivaled position in the social gaming space: It exists on practically every platform, on all major distribution channels. Can it be turned into a significant revenue generator for Amaya?


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United States DOJ Kinda Just Waiting On A Slow Day To Shut Down Global Poker
Social gaming poker room Global Poker could be the latest poker room to feel the wrath of the DOJ, but only once they get around to it and then only maybe. — read more »
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