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The Norwegian Gaming and Foundation authority has warned online gambling consumers that they put their money at risk gambling with offshore sites, continuing their efforts to clamp down on what it considers illegal gambling.
Norwegian Authority Warns Gamblers to be “Cautious,” As Foreign Operators Say It’s Business As Usual

Gaming Board suggests gambling on offshore sites is inherently dangerous, while its latest efforts to clamp down on gambling transactions appear ineffective.


Global internet payment processing company Worldpay has ceased processing transactions between foreign online gambling companies and consumers in Norway, the Norwegian gambling authority has announced.
Worldpay Stops Processing Norwegian Online Gambling Transactions

Norway’s Gambling Authority forces payment processor out of the market, but the world’s online gambling industry will be largely unaffected.


Partypoker is running the four-week long Beat The Ace promotion. PokerStars brings back its successful prize-every-day promotion.
Here’s How Every Online Poker Room is Celebrating Christmas This Year

There’s more than two dozen online poker promotions running this month—here’s a handy guide to them all.


Rumors that a possible reverse takeover of Ladbrokes Coral by GVC is in the works leaked on Friday. "Lucky Chewy Poker" will focus on providing players with “low rake and great rewards.”
The Zeitgeist

More industry consolidation rumors, a new online poker room launches for free play, and GPL China gets underway.


iPoker has announced another €100,000 giveaway for December, using the now familiar dynamic of daily missions leading to all-in shootout freerolls.
Another Month of Missions Celebrates the Festive Period at iPoker

Missions and all-in shootouts are back once again with €100k in prizes in iPoker’s Winter Wonder.


PokerStars, 888, partypoker and Winamax all schedule big tournament series for September. The new EPT season is underway with the first stop in Barcelona.
Poker Room Insight

September schedules are set, tournaments are tweaked, and the European Poker Tour gets underway.


The Global Poker League moved its playoffs and championship event to Las Vegas. The schedule for the second half of the regular season has also been revised.
Industry Insight

Changes to the GPL, Amaya addresses its investors, William Hill rejects 888 and Rank again and more.


The iPoker network has rolled out a new tournament schedule, revamping the structure, guarantees and games scheduled throughout the week.
iPoker Updates Weekly Tournament Schedule

New MTT Missions promote new regular tournament schedule.


WillHill shareholders reject offer from 888/Rank. Scientific Games' new CEO gets off to a rocky start.
Industry Insight

The 888/Rank takeover of William Hill, new appointments at Scientific Games and BetStars, financials from Zynga, a signing at Unibet and lots more.


888 in merger talks with Rank and the pair is considering making an offer on William Hill. Amaya moves jobs from London to the Isle of Man.
Industry Insight

888, Rank, William Hill, Amaya, Betsson, Ladbrokes, Coral, Svenska Spel and more in this week’s summary of igaming industry news.


Merger talks between the two companies are reportedly at a “relatively advanced” stage, according to a joint statement released to the media over the weekend.
888 and Rank Group Consider Merging and Making an Offer for William Hill

888 Holdings Plc and Rank Group Plc may team up and make an offer to purchase gaming competitor William Hill.


The online poker world is in full Euro 2016 mode. Partypoker's Summer of Grind is an old-school promotion that is giving away big instant cash bonuses for those putting in heavy volume.
Marketing Insight

Euro 2016, targeting high volume grinders and more.


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