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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 26 UK gambling operators and how they protect your player funds.


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 Hot Shot Series will run in early February guaranteeing €200,000 over the course of 64 events, across 10 days.
iPoker Reveals New Online Tournament Brand, Hot Shot Series

€200,000 will be guaranteed over 64 events.


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.


Run it Once Poker still expected to launch this year. New online poker rooms should go live in Portugal.
Five Poker Developments that Didn’t Happen in 2018—But Will This Year

While 2018 was a banner year for online poker, a few things did not quite happen on schedule. Here’s five belated moves we expect to happen in 2019.


PokerStars Team Pro and founder of Run It Up, Jason Somerville may have spoiled the launch date for the much-awaited upcoming new variant from PokerStars, Six…
PokerStars to Launch Six Plus Hold’em Next Week

Jason Somerville leaks the launch date of PokerStars’ new Short Deck Poker game at the PSPC.


In total, there are twelve online gambling operators that have received a Swedish license that have already gone live with online poker.
Full Report: Swedish Online Poker Rooms Go Live

In one of Europe’s biggest market openings in five years, thirteen online poker rooms are among dozens of online casinos and sportsbooks now open for business in Sweden.


Winamax has launched promotional Expresso Santa tournaments where players can win additional prizes.
Winamax Gets into the Festive Spirit with Expresso Santa

Players win additional prizes if they pick two identical gifts once they win a 2x multiplier Expresso tournament.


The Swedish gambling authority, Lotteriinspektionen, issued another batch of licenses ahead of the country’s reorganization of the gambling market.
More Online Poker Rooms Authorized in Sweden: Will 888 Be Left Out in the Cold?

So far 31 gambling companies have been issued a license by the Swedish gambling authority ahead of the January 1 go-live date.


PokerStars is quietly running $2.5 million Christmas Calendar for select players only. partypoker is running 25-day advent calendar with daily prizes while 888poker is running the Grand Hand promotion.
Online Poker Rooms and their Festive Promotions

A number of online operators have rolled out Christmas related promotions to draw in more players to their rooms.


Revenue derived from online poker in France totaled €59.5 million in Q3. On an annual basis, online poker revenue grew 2.9% compared to Q3 2017.
Shared Liquidity in France Helps Continue Upward Trend for Online Poker

Q3 revenue figures from France highlight the continued (but slowing) growth of online poker.


The room will launch HexaPro next month on December 3 with a low variance prize pool. The lowest prize is 1.5x, but site promises that a 10x multiplier will occur ten times more frequently than on competitor's offers.
HexaPro: Unibet to Launch Low Variance Lottery Sit and Go Tournaments

Unibet’s jackpot tournament promises to hit the 10x multiplier of the buy-in ten times more than its competitors with its low variance payout table..


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