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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..


The iPoker network joins the European shared liquidity on November 26 following the approval from the Spanish gambling regulator last week.
iPoker Network Set to Go Live with French-Spanish Shared Network

It now becomes the fourth network to offer cross-border shared liquidity in Southern Europe.


The new Money Gaming Act will allow existing licensed casinos to bring their games online, allowing poker, blackjack and roulette.
With New Gambling Bill Finally Enacted, PokerStars, Playtech Prepare for Online Gaming Regulation in Switzerland

PokerStars wants to lock up its 72% market share, while iPoker owner nabs in deal with large Swiss Casino group. But will the “good reputation” clause kill plans?


Starting on November 2 and running for ten days, 30 tournaments are scheduled, each with a guarantee between €1000 and €50,000.
iPoker Jumps on the PKO Bandwagon with Bounty Hunter Series

PokerStars, 888, partypoker and now iPoker will have all run PKO-exclusive tournament series this year.


PokerStars and US-facing offshore network Winning Poker Network are preparing to launch the variant of Hold’em.
PokerStars, Americas Cardroom Prepare to Launch Six Plus Hold’em

While PokerStars has yet to officially announce the release of the new game, Americas Cardroom has informed players of its launch later this month.


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Poker Players Go To Extreme Lengths To Sabotage Venetian $150K
In the wake of controversy over the Venetian's $150k "Total Prize Pool," poker players are banding together to keep participation in the event to a minimum. — read more »
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