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Since winning the bid for bwin.party, GVC's share price has fallen leaving the value of their offer roughly the same as the previous bid from 888 Holdings.
Industry Insight

Amaya, Betsson, Unibet, XLMedia, NYX Gaming, bwin.party and more.


Players can bet on the outcome of a PokerStars WCOOP event. iPoker software doesn't work on Windows 10.
Poker Room Insight

Bets on the WCOOP, Windows 10 problems, DFS apps in Google Play and more.


Partypoker to run a stadium poker tour in conjunction with Dusk till Dawn. Shark Cage season 2 airs.
Marketing Insight

TV promotions, million dollar misses, a return of the Stadium poker tour and more.


Global cash game traffic resumed its downwards trend with gusto this week, falling 2.7%. Not all operators felt the same impact.
Traffic Insight

Partypoker is back in the top five as it sees gains in a week where almost all other major operators lost cash game traffic.


The World Series of Poker in Nevada is bringing collateral benefits to online poker room WSOP Nevada.
Poker Room Insight

William Hill ends its rakeback program in response to iPoker’s new source based rake system.


On June 1, the changes PokerStars is making to affiliate revenue sharing agreements come into effect. The reduction in the period for which revenue share will be paid to two years will have a major impact on many major affiliates.
The Effects of PokerStars Affiliate Changes Begin to Ripple Through The Industry

Poker-Red is crowdfunding its WSOP coverage to make up for lost income from PokerStars.


The PokerStars SCOOP is creating plenty of headlines as it moves towards the Main Event which will guarantee $1 million to the winner.
Marketing Insight

Viktor “Isildur1” Blom will live stream a ten hour Twitch session from Unibet.


The last site operated by a French casino, MyJoaPok, will shortly close. It will be followed by eFortuny in Spain, which will no longer offer online poker. Both operators claim that the regulated markets have become unviable.
Poker Room Insight

The PokerStars SCOOP is on course to pay out much more than the $40 million in tournament guarantees.


Carbon Poker, which is one of the top sites on the Merge Gaming network, has announced the end of its affiliate program from June 1.
Carbon Poker Stops Its Affiliate Program

Existing revenue share agreements will continue, but no payments will be made for new sign-ups from June 1.


The prospect of French regulated poker rooms sharing liquidity with at least other European regulated markets is now firmly on the horizon.
Poker Room Insight

PokerStars casino games come to Italy, as the company launches a Nepal earthquake appeal, matching charitable contributions dollar for dollar.


Traffic was down 3% in the global cash game market and nine out of the top 10 global poker rooms lost traffic on the week.
Traffic Insight

The global cash game market hits a three year low.


The encouraging growth Traffic Insight reported last week evaporated entirely, with global cash game traffic falling 3.9% this week, taking the market to its lowest point of 2015.
Traffic Insight

The seasonal decline resumed with a vengeance this week.


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