pokerfuse online poker news
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: The EU, UK, Sweden, India, Denmark, Hungary, Canada, Gibraltar, Spain & PokerStars.


Bet365 Moves Online Operations from UK to Gibraltar
Bet365 Moves Online Operations from UK to Gibraltar

New UK laws are having the opposite effect from that intended.


UK Tax Bill: Written Evidence Highlights Industry Concerns
UK Tax Bill: Written Evidence Highlights Industry Concerns

Lots of looking after commercial turf, but little evidence that the industry is looking after poker.


Spanish Spat Threatens Gibraltar's Online Gaming Industry
Spanish Spat Threatens Gibraltar’s Online Gaming Industry

“The party is over”: Spanish Minister proposes a €50 charge to enter or leave Gibraltar, and online gambling is in his crosshairs.


William Hill Again Threatens Legal Fight over UK POC Tax Plan
William Hill Again Threatens Legal Fight over UK POC Tax Plan

WillHill sees “every chance” of bringing legal action against the UK’s new gambling legislation.


Malta's New Regulatory Plans Highlight Threat to the Offshore Free Market Model
Malta’s New Regulatory Plans Highlight Threat to the Offshore Free Market Model

Malta aims to protect its regulatory industry through new innovations, including cruise ships and social—but the threat of national regulations cannot be ignored.


EU Regulation Hot Topic at World Gaming Executive Summit
EU Regulation Hot Topic at World Gaming Executive Summit

200 industry delegates attend the GES in Barcelona. Day 1 focuses on regulation.


Ongame Sale Exposes Lack of Protection for Player Funds
Ongame Sale Exposes Lack of Protection for Player Funds

A rare glimpse into acquisition financials shows the lack of player fund protection under certain regulations • New owner Amaya assures that player funds are now segregated.


At the Time of Ongame's Sale, Just 31% of Player Funds were Held in Cash
At the Time of Ongame’s Sale, Just 31% of Player Funds were Held in Cash

A rare glimpse into acquisition financials shows the lack of player fund protection under certain regulations • New owner Amaya assures that player funds are now segregated


UK Online Gambling Reforms "Not about Generating Tax Income"
UK Online Gambling Reforms “Not about Generating Tax Income”

The Permanent Secretary to the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) has submitted supplementary evidence…


Latest News

Big 20 Finale: How to Qualify for PokerStars’ Largest $55 MTT in History
2 days ago

The PokerStars 20th birthday celebrations are in full swing, with the Big 20 Rewind tournaments attracting thousands of…

DraftKings Casino Giving Away $500,000 via Massive Thanksgiving Leaderboards
3 days ago

DraftKings Casino is joining the Thanksgiving festivities, giving players a chance to participate in two leaderboards…

$1,100 in Big 20 Finale Tickets Added in PokerStars Women’s Sunday Tournament
3 days ago

With the PokerStars Big 20 promotion in full swing and the Big 20 Finale tournament approaching, PokerStars are giving…

BetRivers Treating Players to a $25 Free Bet for Thanksgiving
3 days ago

To celebrate Thanksgiving in style BetRivers is giving all players a chance to get their hands on a free sports bet…

WSOP 2021 Generates Almost $238 Million in Prize Money, Awards 99 Bracelets
4 days ago

The curtain has finally fallen on WSOP 2021. As the dust settles and we pick through the statistics, it is impossible…

WSOP Online 2021 Events Pay Out Over $8 Million
4 days ago

The World Series of Poker has drawn to a close and as well as the in-person tournaments, there was a slate of online…

PokerStars’ US Fall Fest Breaks Guarantees on First Weekend
4 days ago

The weather may be getting colder with autumn well underway, but the prize pools in PokerStars’ Fall Fest series…

BetMGM Still Leads Shrinking New Jersey Poker Market
5 days ago

The New Jersey online poker market has been flipped on its head in the past two months with a new market leader in the…