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After acquiring a gaming license in Spain, Aconcagua Poker Network now looks to expand to other regulated European networks.
Spanish Launch “Only a First Step” of Aconcagua Poker’s Plan for European Expansion

In an exclusive interview with PRO, Juan Manuel Pastor, CEO of Aconcagua Poker’s new Spanish operation, reveals details around their European expansion plans.

The Latin American focused Aconcagua Poker has been issued a provisional license to offer online poker services in Spain.
Aconcagua Poker Receives Gaming License in Spain

The Spanish regulatory body (DGOJ) has approved the Aconcagua Poker Network to offer online poker and other online casino games.

“I’m delighted that we are hosting another event in the region, especially somewhere like Punta del Este … I know players are going to love it.”
The LAPC: Partypoker Takes the Fight to South America

Just weeks after PokerStars announced the return of the LAPT, partypoker reveals its new live stop for the region—the Latin American Poker Championships.

Partypoker is investing heavily into live tours. PokerStars announces fresh stops and looks ahead to Panama for the next Championship.
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Twister goes wild, Bodog rebrands, two skins remain offline, and live stops around the world see record turnouts.

Proposed amendments to the Gambling Act in Poland include allowing online poker. First quarter revenue figures from the Spanish online gaming regulator show poker is the only online gambling vertical to decline.
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Poland, Spain, France, Brazil, Costa Rica and more.

The Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) event that would have ended the season in Punta del Este, Uruguay has been replaced with one to be held during the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) in the Bahamas.
PokerStars Gives the LAPT a PCA Experience

Season 8 of the LAPT will open in January, 2015 at the Bahamas PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.

The former Latin Series of Poker has renamed itself the Latin Poker Series (LPS) following a copyright infringement claim by the World Series of Poker, according to a press release issued by the LPS.
LSOP Changes Brand Name to Latin Poker Series

Copyright infringement claims by World Series of Poker force rebranding.

Between March 24 and April 6 PokerStars is offering its players from Latin and South America their own “Happy Hours” during which they will earn extra VIP Player Points (VPPs).
PokerStars Promotes in Latin American with Regional Happy Hours

50% more VPPs for Central and South American players twice a day.

The LSOP Millions has tried to boost attendance by holding Day 1s in casinos throughoutt South America.
LSOP Millions Successfully Trials Internationally Dispersed Day 1s

48 players have qualified for Day 2 of the Panama LSOP Millions in Day 1 events held in their own countries.

The ranking formula developed by GPI will be used to determine the Card Player Latin America Player of the Year.
Second GPI Deal to Decide CardPlayer Latin America Player of the Year

GPI expands the use of its ranking formula to South America.

Ya Poker joins WPN as a new site targeting the Latin American market. Spanish, Portuguese and English language options are available.
Ya Poker Joins Winning Poker Network to Target Latin American Market

Ya Poker increases WPN’s network to eight online poker rooms.

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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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