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Partypoker and PokerStars have announced new live stops in Sochi, Russia. PokerStars will return to the country in early 2020 with EPT Sochi.
PokerStars, Partypoker Announce Fresh Wave of Live Stops In Sochi

Russia remains a key acquisition channel for online poker operators.


"It's important to have the ecology of the cash rooms as clean as possible, so there's been a clean-up there—things like bots."
Bot Crackdown Led to Partypoker Revenue Slowdown Last Quarter, Says GVC

Ecology changes, including the clampdown on bots, resulted in a decline in online poker revenue in Q3 2019.


Partypoker will introduce antes to cash game tables, likely this week. Players will also be able to export anonymized hand histories.
Partypoker to Bring Antes to Cash Games, Reintroduce Anonymous Tables

More changes to be implemented by partypoker in October as part of its continual ecology changes.


In its financial report released earlier this month, online gaming giant GVC reported that its online poker division grew 16% year-over-year.
GVC’s Unchecked Online Poker Growth Finally Slows

A still-impressive 15% growth in H1 indicates that the hyper-accelerated period of the last three years has come to an end.


Partypoker has systematically closed and reported on fraudulent account closures since December 2018.
Partypoker Closed 121 Bot Accounts in July, its Second Largest Monthly Crackdown on Record

$175,000 across the dot-com and dot-EU networks was seized and refunded to affected players last month.


GVC has been hit with a €350,000 fine from the Dutch online gambling regulator for offering real money gambling in the Netherlands.
Regulator Fines GVC for Targeting Dutch Customers with iDEAL Payments

€350,000 fine could delay operator’s entry into Dutch regulated market.


A DDoS attack has succeeded in disrupting the service of partypoker. GG Network also suffered from an attack, at a similar time.
Fresh Wave of DDoS Attacks Batters Online Poker Industry

Partypoker, GG Network and 888poker all thought to have been affected.


Fairplay has launched with Dusk Till Dawn and partypoker as its first members, according to the site.
Partypoker’s Rob Yong Forges Ahead with FairPlay Initiative, But Can it Get Off the Ground?

FairPlay, once dubbed “Online Poker Against Cheating,” wants to see online poker operators and casinos coming together to maintain a blacklist of cheaters.


The reregulated online gambling market in Sweden has been live for barely six months. Many of the world’s largest gambling operators, including The Stars Group, GVC, Betfair and Bet365, have run afoul of the rules.
$10 Million in Fines and One License Revocation: Swedish Regulator Bares its Teeth

In the space of just six months, the Spelinspektionen has aggressively pursued operators seen as breaking licensing terms.


partypoker has introduced a string of changes in its attempt to improve the playing experience by making them enjoyable for everyone.
Partypoker Releases String of Game Changes as Drive to Improve Game Ecology Continues

Extra cashback for table starters, changes to time-to-act policy at cash games and introduction of bounty satellites are some of the recent game changes introduced.


The world’s second largest online poker room, partypoker is certainly among the top major online poker rooms that are expected to go live in the Pennsylvan…
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The world’s second largest online poker room, partypoker is certainly among the top major online poker rooms that…


GVC’s online poker room, partypoker, has set a date for its long overdue next round of ecology changes that the company first began implementing nearly…
Partypoker to Force Players to Use Real Names in High Stakes and Heads-Up Games

The operator ultimately plans to require players to use real names at all of its online poker tables, but nearly 50 other changes are expected to be implemented in the next six to nine months.


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