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Recently, two very different operators announced new sponsorship deals targeting the Brazilian online poker market: GVC’s partypoker announced the…
Celebrity Signings and Poker Club Sponsorships: Online Poker Industry Eyes Brazil

European operators are hopeful that regulated online gambling will spread to Brazil while Bodog sees the immediate gray market opportunity.


Last week two very different operators announced new sponsorship deals targeting the Brazilian online poker market: GVC's partypoker announced the signing of a high profile Brazilian actor; offshore online gaming operator Bodog announces the sponsorship of Brazil's largest poker club.
Celebrity Signings and Poker Club Sponsorships: Online Poker Industry Eyes Brazil

European operators are hopeful that regulated online gambling will spread to Brazil while Bodog sees the immediate gray market opportunity.


A vote on amendments to the Interactive Gambling Act that would enforce a prohibition on most forms of online gambling and force out the major online poker operators has been tabled for a month.{
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Activity in Australia, Russia, Holland and the United States could have an impact on the online poker landscape.


Earlier this month, online gaming giant Amaya, with online gaming licenses in 17 jurisdictions around the world, announced new dates for its live Festival tour…
Two Very Different Online Poker Operators Focus on Latin America for Very Different Reasons

PokerStars announced new Festival dates, returning to many popular LAPT stops; meanwhile, offshore operator Bodog announced its plan to expand across the South American continent.


On Tuesday, online gaming giant Amaya, with online gaming licenses in 17 jurisdictions around the world, announced new dates for its live Festival tour with a focus on the Latin American market.
Two Very Different Operators, for Very Different Reasons, Focus on Latin America

PokerStars announced new Festival dates, returning to many popular LAPT stops; meanwhile, offshore operator Bodog announces its plan to expand across the South American continent.


Legal and regulated online gaming in Portugal has finally arrived. As expected, the Greek government this week approved a new round of tax increases.
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Portugal, Greece, Netherlands, Italy, Mexico and more.


The president of the AIEJA, a Mexican association representing gaming interests in Mexico, has urged his government to pass a law regulating online gambling.
Association Head Urges Mexico to Regulate Online Gaming This Year

President of AIEJA again confident that Senate will pass online gaming bill this year.


Hesse Administrative Court accelerates review process of gambling treaty in Germany. Mexican gambling law expected to receive Senate vote before the year is out.
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The week’s regulatory updates include Germany, Italy, Romania, Sweden, Mexico and more.


Italian bills seek to ban gambling advertising. German Lotteries Association wants to see unregulated gambling transactions blocked.
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The latest regulatory news of the week: Italy, Germany, Spain, Sweden and Mexico.


MPN and Full Tilt run September tournament series, while 888 increases weekly schedule. Romania and Ireland announce licensees, plus new launches in Belgium, Italy and Denmark.
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Fall tournament series, lottery sit and go innovations, dozens of new dot-country online poker rooms, new payment processing solutions and more.


Oxxo is the third largest chain in the country, and controls 73% of the convenience store market. It boasts over 13,000 establishments across the country.
PokerStars Offers Deposits via Oxxo Convenience Stores in Mexico

Mexico’s largest chain of convenience stores can now be used for poker deposits.


This week DGOJ released its second quarter report. Malta confirmed that major changes to its gambling laws are under way.
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Brazil makes it illegal to gamble online in a public place.


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