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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.


Along with a sportsbook, Adjarabet runs a successful independent online poker room. At approximately 200 concurrent cash game players, the online poker room is approximately the size of India’s PokerBaazi and Italy’s People’s Poker.
Paddy Power Betfair Expands into Georgia with Adjarabet Acquisition

The deal is for a 51% controlling interest with an option to fully acquire the company after three years.


“It’s been an absolute pleasure to work with the MPN team thus far, and I couldn’t be more excited about our partnership going forward.”.
One Time Poker: PPI Founder Randall Kasper Tries Online Poker Again with MPN

A team with connections to Tournament Poker Edge, Bubble Protection and GG Network skin PPIPoker.net launches a new venture on Microgaming.


PokerStars will soon be implementing a number of changes to its third-party tools policy including restricting the use of the so-called automated “seating scripts” on its client.
Exclusive: PokerStars to Ban Automated Seating Scripts

PokerStars is in process of introducing changes to its third-party tools policy including restrictions on software that “automates the process of joining available games” based on opponent profiling.


The Turbo Series returns for its second iteration on February 3. It has total series guarantee of $25 million including two Main Events with combined guarantees of $3 million.
PokerStars Turbo Series Returns with over $25 Million Guaranteed

The fast-paced tournament series will see a notable bump to its overall guaranteed prizes as well as the number of tournaments.


UCOP has scheduled to run two online tournament series, UCOP Mini and UCOP Passport. The two MTT series combined boasts a guarantee of €500,000 across 110 tournaments.
UCOP from MPN Returns with Microstakes Companion Series

Two series—UCOP Passport and UCOP Mini—will guarantee over €500,000 in prize money.


In total, there are twelve online gambling operators that have received a Swedish license that have already gone live with online poker.
Full Report: Swedish Online Poker Rooms Go Live

In one of Europe’s biggest market openings in five years, thirteen online poker rooms are among dozens of online casinos and sportsbooks now open for business in Sweden.


Winamax has launched promotional Expresso Santa tournaments where players can win additional prizes.
Winamax Gets into the Festive Spirit with Expresso Santa

Players win additional prizes if they pick two identical gifts once they win a 2x multiplier Expresso tournament.


The Swedish gambling authority, Lotteriinspektionen, issued another batch of licenses ahead of the country’s reorganization of the gambling market.
More Online Poker Rooms Authorized in Sweden: Will 888 Be Left Out in the Cold?

So far 31 gambling companies have been issued a license by the Swedish gambling authority ahead of the January 1 go-live date.


Partypoker has announced a new online tournament series called “Christmas Freeze” set to run alongside PokerStars’ Winter Series.
Partypoker Schedules a Last Minute New Online Tournament Series “Christmas Freeze”

Over $10 million is guaranteed across 201 freezeout tournaments.


KO Series with a total guarantee of $20 million will run from January 20 through February 3. Monster Series with a total guarantee of $3 million gets underway on February 24 and will run through March 3.
Partypoker Reveals Dates, Prize Pools for Trio of MTT Series in 2019

Three festivals including a double-sized KO Series and a $30 million Powerfest are scheduled for Q1 2019, as the operator hints MILLION Online will also return next year.


PokerStars is quietly running $2.5 million Christmas Calendar for select players only. partypoker is running 25-day advent calendar with daily prizes while 888poker is running the Grand Hand promotion.
Online Poker Rooms and their Festive Promotions

A number of online operators have rolled out Christmas related promotions to draw in more players to their rooms.


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