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Traffic Insight
Traffic Insight

Later than hoped, but cash game traffic is finally accelerating towards year end.


French Regulatory System Claims Another Victim with Turbo Poker Closure
French Regulatory System Claims Another Victim with Turbo Poker Closure

iPoker skin announces shutdown with immediate effect.


Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: Germany, UK, EU, Malta, Netherlands, Brazil, Italy, Hungary and Belarus.


A Message from the US to France: Your Land-Based Casino Brand is Not Enough
A Message from the US to France: Your Land-Based Casino Brand is Not Enough

The closure of Partouche’s and Barriere’s online poker site is a wake-up call to US land-based operators expecting to parlay their brand into online success.


Under the Gun
Under the Gun

Key events for your calendar: The week ahead in the online gaming industry.


A Message from France: Your Land-Based Casino Brand is Not Enough
A Message from France: Your Land-Based Casino Brand is Not Enough

The closure of Partouche’s online poker site is a wake-up call to land-based operators expecting to parlay their brand into online success.


Another Departure in France:  Partouche Announces Closure
Another Departure in France: Partouche Announces Closure

Despite claims of being the “first to close,” just one in a string of rooms to exit the high-tax French market.


Groupe Partouche Embroiled in "Family Favors" Controversy
Groupe Partouche Embroiled in “Family Favors” Controversy

Online poker room reportedly under investigation by French regulator for giving out free tournament tickets to family members.


GPI Suspends Players Following Partouche Poker Collusion Controversy
GPI Suspends Players Following Partouche Poker Collusion Controversy

The Global Poker Index announced on Thursday that it has removed two players from its rankings following collusion…


2009 Partouche Poker Tour Cheating Allegations Further Tarnish Tour's Legacy
2009 Partouche Poker Tour Cheating Allegations Further Tarnish Tour’s Legacy

Jean-Paul Pasqualini and Cedric Rossi are accused of using hand signals to collude at final-table.


ISPT Changes Format: Day One to Take Place Exclusively Online
ISPT Changes Format: Day One to Take Place Exclusively Online

Players start Day 1 at home, not inside Wembley Stadium.


bwin.party Resolves Belgian Dispute, Partners with Partouche for License
bwin.party Resolves Belgian Dispute, Partners with Partouche for License

Belgian Gambling Commission has green-lighted the deal that will see Party bring its products, including online poker, to Belgian customers.


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