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Publicly-listed Swedish online gambling company Enlabs has expanded its Optibet brand to include online poker under Latvian license.
GGNetwork Expands into Latvia with Optibet Poker Launch

The new online poker room is only the third licensed online poker room in Latvia, and only GGNetwork’s second skin in a European regulated market.


The French Senate has approved a slate of amendments which would, among other changes, pave the way for online poker liquidity sharing.
Regulation Insight

Russia, Romania, France, Canada and more.


New mobile poker app, Duel by PokerStars launches in beta. Full Tilt and partypoker announce February tournament series.
Poker Room Insight

The latest poker room news from PokerStars, Full Tilt, partypoker, ipoker, MPN, PKR and more.


Partpoker has given its traditional Pokerfest series a makeover. Winamax and PokerStars France have adopted a very similar promotional approach to the coming Sunday’s tournaments.
Marketing Insight

Partypoker’s Powerfest, sponsored pros, discounted buy-ins and more.


Partypoker has begun opening in approximately 21 new national markets. Many of them are markets which the company exited in April 2013.
Partypoker to Re-Open in 21 National Markets Under GVC Management

The market changes represent the new owner’s broader strategy for partypoker.


Former Minister speaks out against Portugal's plans to segregate online poker market. PPA joins the Kentucky vs PokerStars court case.
Regulation Insight

Portugal, Austria, Italy, Australia and more in this week’s wrap-up of igaming regulatory news.


As the October 1 implementation date approaches for new UK regulations, compliance is throwing up unanticipated consequences of the new regulations.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: France, Germany, Latvia, Malta, Norway, Hong Kong, South Africa and the UK.


Latvia has added another 22 domain names to its blacklist, including domains owned by Betclic, Unibet and Coral.
Latvian Blacklist Continues to Grow with Betclic, Unibet and Coral

144 sites have now been blacklisted by the IUAUI since August 1.


Latvian regulators spend the Summer increasing their blacklist. Swiss Casino's demand the right to offer online gambling now.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: Latvia, India, Mexico, Sweden, Switzerland and Alderney.


Denmark poker declines 20% year on year. Latvia publishes its first blacklist.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: Denmark, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal and the UK.


Pokerstars, Full Tilt, 888, Unibet, Bwin, Bet365, William Hill and Betsson are all in Latvia's first blacklist.
Latvia’s First Blacklist Includes All Top Poker Operators

Pokerstars, Full Tilt, 888, Unibet, Bwin, Bet365, William Hill and Betsson are all listed.


New Dutch legislation and possible new Philippine legislation. Declines in French poker revenues.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: Bulgaria, France, Latvia, Netherlands, Philippines and Sweden.


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