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Partypoker has ceased all real money online gambling operations in some certain markets, effective immediately.
“Legalization Changes” Prompt Partypoker to Withdraw From Multiple Gray Markets

Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Serbia, South Korea and Vietnam are among countries now barred at partypoker.


As part of an ongoing effort to become a global poker tournament brand, WPT is set to make its debut on Australian soil with the announcement of WPT Australia.
World Poker Tour is Heading to Australia for the First Time

Through its partnership with The Star Gold Coast Casino in Queensland, the World Poker Tour will be hosting its inaugural WPT event in Australia this year.


French regulator ARJEL released its 4th quarter report for 2016 and with it a review of 2016 as a whole.
Regulation Insight

Quarterly and full year reports from Europe’s regulated markets, insights from the Netherlands, plus movement in New York and Pennsylvania.


The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has upheld its preliminary view that {Quebec} cannot legally force ISPs to block access to online gambling sites it deems illegal.
Regulation Insight

Canada, Poland, France, Finland and more.


The French Digital Bill debate will now include an amendment to regulate esports independently from gambling after an online petition gathered over 4,000 signatures.
Regulation Insight

France, Malta, Argentina, Japan and more.


Private data from Italian regulator AAMS showed a decline of 4.2% in profits for the regulated online poker sector in 2015.
Regulation Insight

France, Italy, Lithuania, Malta and more.


An international police operation conducted in December last year resulted in the arrest of one suspect and the detention of another alleged to be behind DDoS attacks targeted at the online gambling industry.
International Police Operation Arrests DDoS Hacker

The scale of the operation highlights the difficulties law enforcement agencies face in tackling the problem.


The unscheduled fourth day of this event lasted only 17 minutes. Takahiro Nakai entered the day heads up against Mel Weiner and with a nine to one chip lead….
WSOP 2015 Anthony Zinno Triumphant in $25k PLO High Roller

Eli Elezra leads the $10k HORSE event after Day 1.


New Jersey players are being tempted with sit and go leaderboard promotions, and prizes including free entries to live events at the Borgata Casino.
Marketing Insight

Retroactive changes to PokerStars’ affiliate agreements show the declining influence of the marketing channel.


The Q1 Report from ARJEL reports further declines in poker, emphasizing the need for legislative change.
Regulation Insight

Amendments to a bill to introduce regulated online poker in California have been released.


The American Gaming Association has pledged its support to help Japan legalize casino gambling. Yahoo has announced that it will be throwing its hat into the Daily Fantasy Sports ring.
US Insight

Delaware, California, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, DFS news and more.


RAWA hearings will be held today, but are less likely to analyze the issue than provide a platform for politicians to demonstrate their support for Sheldon Adelson’s political funding.
Regulation Insight

Austria and Italy get tough on gray market operators, but the UKGC implies that the issue is not legally clear cut.


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