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Financials from Amaya, 32red, and William Hill. XLMedia decides not to sell.
Industry Insight

Amaya, 888, Caesars, Ladbrokes, Playtech and more.


Italy could be the first to ink an international liquidity sharing agreement with France. The pair share the closest parity in regulations, with similar restrictions on games and stakes.
What Would a Combined Italian and French Online Poker Market Look Like?

A look at the online poker market if liquidity could be shared between Europe’s two largest segregated markets.


Amaya could still be considering bwin.party assets as Baazov enters not guilty plea. William Hill withdraws from British Columbia.
Industry Insight

Amaya, NYX, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Caesars, Unibet and all this week’s Q1 reports from the gaming industry.


A declining poker sector means the search market is evolving and affiliates should take note. PokerStars has revamped its weekly schedule and to help players get familiar with the new structure is running an MTT Schedule Quest.
Marketing Insight

Poker-specific promotions, company marketing news and the changing game of “search” for affiliates.


GVC reports growing revenues for its new acquisition bwin.party. Record profits for Paf and an "encouraging start" for Ladbrokes.
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Paf, GVC, Ladbrokes, bet365 and more.


The Global Poker League (GPL) has received a major marketing lift after Maria Ho announced that Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul has agreed to be her wild card pick for the LA Sunset team.
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Partypoker, iPoker, Adjarabet, PokerStars, Paddy Power Betfair and more.


The Belgian government has confirmed that it will try to introduce a new tax on gambling in the next budget.
Regulation Insight

Belgium, Italy, Poland, India and more.


Amaya's expansion of the casino games vertical continues apace, with a new deal that will add a wider selection of slots games.
Industry Insight

Amaya, YouStake, Mediarex, bet365 and more.


In Italy, some of the largest regulated online operators have joined together to create a new industry association called Logico.
Italian Operators Launch New Industry Association to Counter the Anti-Gambling Lobby

Logico is chaired by executives from Paddy Power Betfair and PokerStars.


Las Vegas-based NYX Gaming Group announced today that is buying OB Topco Limited (OpenBet), a business-to-business supplier of digital gaming and online sports book products.
NYX Gaming Group Buys OpenBet, Sells Ongame

William Hill and SkyBet Invest in NYX Gaming Group as it buys the online sports book provider and divests interest in its online poker network.


888 was hit hard by gaming taxes and the EU VAT directive according to its 2015 results. Andy McCue, former CEO of Paddy Power, has decided to exit his position as COO the newly merged Paddy Power Betfair.
Industry Insight

Amaya, 888, Paddy Power Betfair, GVC, NYX and more.


Gibraltar based 32Red has confirmed that it made record revenues in 2015. NetEnt will enjoy the benefits of PokerStars’ launch in New Jersey, after negotiating a deal to supply the state regulated online casino business with game content.
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Amaya, 32Red, Paddy Power Betfair, Intertain and more.


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