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888poker has announced that it will head to Sochi for the first time for its next stop on its tour. Scheduled for August, 888Poker Live Sochi will be held at the Sochi Poker Club room located in the Sochi Casino and Resort.
888 Live Tour to Debut in Sochi

After partypoker and PokerStars, 888 becomes the latest international poker operator to head onto Russian soil.


After making the move from the Georgian online gaming operator Adjarabet, Giorgi Tsutskiridze now heads up the Head of Poker and Skill Games team at BetConstruct.
Five Questions for Giorgi Tsutskiridze, Head of Poker and Skill Games at BetConstruct

“With a finger on the pulse of multiple tech trends and 15 years experience of delivering innovative and proven offerings, we push the limits in iGaming.”


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.


Years in the making, Run It Once Poker will officially be open to the public this week. The newest online poker site, a spinoff of the Run It Once poker…
Run It Once Poker Announces Public Launch Date

Starting Wednesday February 6, real money online poker will be offered at the site founded by popular poker pro Phil Galfond.


A Dutch court ruled in favor of Dutch players playing on PokerStars.EU domain and exempting them from 29% taxes on winnings.
Court Rules in Favor of Dutch PokerStars Players, Exempts Them From Paying Tax

Dutch online poker players playing at PokerStars.EU are not liable to tax after a recent court ruling.


888Poker has recently announced its live tournament schedule for five major stops as well as confirmed its sponsorship of World Series of Poker (WSOP).
888Poker Announces 2019 LIVE Stops and WSOP Sponsorship

The 888 LIVE 2019 tour heads to four cities including London, Barcelona, Malta, and Vienna.


The new client is available to download on the domain PokerStarsInSochi.com, and PokerStars.RU reportedly redirects Russian visitors to this new domain.
PokerStars Launches Dedicated Client in Russia

The “PokerStars Sochi” client is being deployed to Russian online poker players: The player pools remains international, but the online casino is gone.


PokerStars maintains its $1.2 million total guarantee for the next New Jersey Championship of Online Poker.
New Schedules, Old Tournaments and High Stakes Bitcoin Cash Games: This Week in Online Poker

PokerStars has announced the schedule for the next New Jersey Championship of Online Poker. It maintains the total…


European regulatory news from the UK, Slovakia, Hungary, Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Spain and more.
Latest in iGaming Regulation: July 2017 Brief

A snapshot of all the latest in regulatory igaming developments across Europe, the United States, China, India, Australia and more.


"Beginning [in] August 2017, Google will accept applications for the distribution of gambling apps within the Play store in the United Kingdom, France and the Republic of Ireland."
Google Will Reportedly Lift Ban on Real Money Gambling Apps in Certain Markets

Licensed operators in the UK, France and Ireland can submit RMG apps from August, and new markets could come in the future.


Once enacted, operators like PokerStars, partypoker and 888 will be able to pool players across any of the four countries in which they hold a license.
Historic Accord Paves Way for Four-Way European Online Poker Liquidity

Agreement signed in Rome on Thursday lays the groundwork for FRITES.PT cross-border online poker pools.


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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