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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.


Tower Torneos and its sister skin Tower Casino have launched online poker rooms on online poker network MPN, PRO has learned.
Former 888 Skin Tower Torneos Moves to MPN

Tower Torneos and its sister skin Tower Casino have launched online poker rooms on online poker network MPN, PRO has…


As part of its efforts to refund PKR players, PokerStars confirmed that it has acquired both the domain PKR.com and the brand of the company; however, it has no plans to use them once this process is complete, a company spokesperson told PRO.
PokerStars’ PKR Bailout: Brand, Domain Acquisition to Facilitate Payouts Only

Players report a smooth process in collecting their PKR funds thanks to PokerStars’ bailout, as PKR’s Administrator and former network provider MPN both issue statements.


PokerStars parent company Amaya has announced an entirely new real money product vertical, BetStars Jackpots, that offers a simplified take on the fantasy sports model.
PokerStars Enters European Fantasy Sports Market with Sports Jackpots

The team behind US-facing DFS site StarsDraft works with BetStars sportsbook to build a new soccer-focused fantasy sports app for the European market.


Paf has closed its operations in the UK. The UKGCpublished a new discussion paper that seeks to "shine a light" on a variety of contemporary gambling topics, including betting on eSports, crytocurrencies, "social" casino games and trading of in-app game items.
Regulation Insight

Gaming regulators around the world weigh in on eSports, skin betting and more.


Last week’s release of Pokémon GO! Is proving to be a huge success. The augmented reality game has generated more than $14 million in its first week.
Industry Insight

A new game bursts on the scene, GVC looks to expand its investor base, the latest on Caesars and more.


Poker Central to stream a poker/esports hybrid event, while Amaya sponsors Team Liquid. Online poker in question as Betfred to "fully transition" onto GVC's online gaming platform.
Industry Insight

Industry news from NYX, Playtech, Amaya, GVC, Ladbrokes, Coral and more, plus the push to combine esports and poker.


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

Paf, GVC, Ladbrokes, bet365 and more.


The blockbuster story of the week is Amaya CEO David Baazov’s bid to take the company private by offering investors CA$21 per share.
Industry Insight

Amaya, GVC, Paddy Power Betfair, XLMedia, MPN and more.


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.
Poker Room Insight

Fall tournament series, lottery sit and go innovations, dozens of new dot-country online poker rooms, new payment processing solutions and more.


A new feature that will allow players on MPN  to change their screen names will soon be available. MPN ’s Head of Poker Alex Scott explains that one of the reasons for the change is to “stop parasitic players from ruthlessly pursuing weaker opponents.”
MPN Screen Name Change Facility Rolling Out This Month

Over the course of the coming weeks, MPN will update its software to allow players to change their screen names on a regular basis.


Optimal Payments raises money from its investors by swapping three shares for five. Bettson returns money to its investors by exchanging one share for four.
Industry Insight

Bwin.party’s sale should be announced in the next few weeks—assuming it all goes through. CEO Norbert Teufelberger can expect a massive payday.


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