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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.


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.


Advertisements for online gaming companies have been making plenty of headlines recently, not because of they include A-list celebrities or have received…
Online Gaming Ads Under Scrutiny

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Operators and affiliates in the UK are making hasty policy changes in the face of increased scrutiny from the UK authorities and mainstream media attention.
Affiliates Scramble in Face of UK Crackdown

Affiliate platforms and operators issue stricter rules to marketers in light of increased scrutiny over the UK affiliate industry.


Playtech remains committed to online poker in spite of decreasing revenues. GVC and others received full licenses to operate in Romania.
Industry Insight

Industry financial reports, full licenses issued in Romania, merger news and more.


Efforts by 888 and Rank to acquire William Hill ended last week. The Microgaming Poker Network moves up the rankings.
Industry Insight

William Hill, Microgaming, Caesars and other that have made news this week.


888 in merger talks with Rank and the pair is considering making an offer on William Hill. Amaya moves jobs from London to the Isle of Man.
Industry Insight

888, Rank, William Hill, Amaya, Betsson, Ladbrokes, Coral, Svenska Spel and more in this week’s summary of igaming industry news.


Merger talks between the two companies are reportedly at a “relatively advanced” stage, according to a joint statement released to the media over the weekend.
888 and Rank Group Consider Merging and Making an Offer for William Hill

888 Holdings Plc and Rank Group Plc may team up and make an offer to purchase gaming competitor William Hill.


This summer some operators are looking to capitalize during the summer lull by keeping players' attentions on the tables, evident by partypoker's Summer of Grind and others.
Marketing Insight

Online poker operators look to keep players at the tables during the summer slow period, partypoker increases its land-based presence and more.


The worldwide cash game traffic market enjoyed a rare and unseasonal week of holding steady. Slight gains in the top five online poker rooms more than offset drops lower down the table and in European segregated markets.
Traffic Insight

Gains in the dot-com market offset drops Europe while the US market grows.


Proposed amendments to the Gambling Act in Poland include allowing online poker. First quarter revenue figures from the Spanish online gaming regulator show poker is the only online gambling vertical to decline.
Regulation Insight

Poland, Spain, France, Brazil, Costa Rica and more.


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