This is an excerpt from Poker Industry PRO’s recently published The State of the Online Poker Industry: Summer 2018, our twice-annual snapshot of the…
Regulatory Headwinds in Four Countries: Russia, Norway, Germany and UK

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Showtime Hold’em is the newest in a long line of poker game innovations from PokerStars. The world’s largest online poker room added the new real money poker…
PokerStars Continues Online Poker Innovation with New Showtime Hold’em

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Despite an influx of new rules and regulations recently passed n Norway, online poker players of offshore sites may not experience much of a disruption in…
Authorities in Norway Still Trying to Curb Online Poker

Despite an influx of new rules and regulations recently passed n Norway, online poker players of offshore sites may not…


Norway’s parliamentary Culture Committee has ordered an impact assessment on proposals to liberalize the online gaming market.
Online Poker Legislation Nears as Norway Begins Impact Assessment

An impact study into gambling liberalization has been ordered by the parliamentary Culture Committee.


Results from the largest problem gambling survey ever conducted in Norway have been published by the Lotteries and Gaming Authority. The study encompassed over…
Norwegian Study in Problem Gambling Identifies Poker as Low Risk Activity

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The Culture Minister in Norway’s recently elected centre-right government has proposed changing regulations to allow live poker tournaments in the country.
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Another step forward in liberalizing poker and gambling in Norway.


The million Kroner freeroll match between Norwegian politician Erlan Wiborg and PLO pro Ola “Odd Oddsen” Amundsrud has started badly for the pro-poker politico. After the first 1,000 hands at $0.5/$1 PLO, the pro is up $2,666.
Norwegian Politician Drops $2666 in First Session Against Poker Pro

The million Kroner challenge match between Norwegian politician Erlan Wiborg and PLO pro Ola “Odd Oddsen” Amundsrud has…


Heads up PLO specialist Ola “Odd Oddsen” Amundsrud publicly offered to play  against any Norwegian politician to prove that poker is a game of skill.
Norwegian Politician v PLO Pro $170k Challenge Match Starts December 7

Progress Party politician Erlend Wiborg will play 120 hours of heads up poker against Norwegian pro Ola Amundsrud.


YouTube has agreed to block Norwegian language gambling advertising following complaints by the Norwegian regulator, the Gaming and Foundation Authority. The…
YouTube Agrees to Block Gambling Advertising Aimed at Norway

Norwegian language advertising videos from unlicensed operators prompted complaints from Norway’s regulator.


Norwegian Progress Party politician has accepted a challenge by "Odd Oddsen" to play heads up for one million Kroner.
Odd Oddsen Challenges Norway’s Politicians to a Heads Up Match and Gets a Taker

Norwegian politician Erlend Wiborg can’t resist the chance to take a million Kroner from one of the world’s best players.


Editor’s note: This article is an abridged version of an article previously published on pokerfuse PRO.
Norway to Liberalize Gaming Laws, Allow Foreign Operators

A new government sets out to open up Norway’s restricted gambling market.


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