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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.


GVC Holdings, the parent company of the growing partypoker online poker brand, has won three prestigious awards at the annual EGR Operator Awards 2018.
GVC Crowned “Operator of the Year” and Partypoker Top in Poker at EGR Annual Awards

GVC’s online poker room partypoker wins second successive EGR “Poker Operator of the Year” title, beating Stars Group’s PokerStars and Kindred Group’s Unibet Poker.


Playtech provides the services to various Ladbrokes Coral digital assets which were acquired by GVC earlier this year.
GVC is Negotiating with Playtech to Extend Services Contract

Discussions with Playtech could decide the fate of existing iPoker skins Ladbrokes and Coral.


With the Ladbrokes acquisition, the company is adding six active online poker rooms to its portfolio.
How Online Poker Will Look at GVC Following the Ladbrokes Acquisition

Partypoker parent company now has three new online poker brands across Gibraltar, the UK, Belgium and Spain at its disposal.


PokerStars goes live with a French-Spanish cross-border shared player pool. Neil Johnson steps down from PokerStars' live team following the conclusion of the PCA.
When European Shared Liquidity Went from Theory to Reality: This Week in Online Poker

Just five days ago, Spain officially authorized shared liquidity, a seemingly innocuous step that launched a chain…


Advertisements for online gaming companies have been making plenty of headlines recently, not because of they include A-list celebrities or have received…
Online Gaming Ads Under Scrutiny

Advertisements for online gaming companies have been making plenty of headlines recently, not because of they include…


Operators and affiliates in the UK are making hasty policy changes in the face of increased scrutiny from the UK authorities and mainstream media attention.
Affiliates Scramble in Face of UK Crackdown

Affiliate platforms and operators issue stricter rules to marketers in light of increased scrutiny over the UK affiliate industry.


The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld complaints against four online gaming operators for an advertorial posted online by an affiliate that promoted an "irresponsible" message, breaching multiple codes of conduct.
UK Advertising Authority Tells Operators They are Ultimately Responsible for Affiliate Promotion

ASA upholds complaints against 888, Ladbrokes, Sky Vegas and Casumo for an irresponsible advertorial published online by an affiliate.


Over the weekend, the first real money gambling apps went live in the store. No poker apps were found in the UK Play Store.
Winamax Poker Among First Real Money Gambling Apps in Google Play Store

Winamax is first with a poker app in France and around a dozen casino and sports apps are now available in the UK.


Gaming giants Ladbrokes and William Hill have confirmed that they are two of five online operators targeted by the Competition and Markets Authority over…
Ladbrokes, William Hill Among Five Targeted for “Unfair” Signup Offers Online

Excessive wagering requirements “likely to be breaking consumer law,” says Competition and Markets Authority.


Free bets and sign up bonuses are a very common way of attracting new customers to online casino, sports book and poker sites.
Ladbrokes, William Hill Among Five Targeted for “Unfair” Signup Offers Online

Excessive wagering requirements “likely to be breaking consumer law,” says Competition and Markets Authority.


Shared liquidity between France, Spain, Italy, and Portugal is now an odds-on favorite following the latest words from French regulator ARJEL that put in place an aggressive timeline for adoption.
Regulation Insight: Your Summer Summary

Bringing you up to speed on regulated igaming news from the last month. The UK, Malta and Gibraltar, figures from France, Italy and Spain, the latest progress from Netherlands, Sweden and Poland, all the news from the United States, and more.


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