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PokerStars and partypoker are withdrawing from the Slovakian market beginning March 1, 2019, following the passage of new gambling laws in the country.
PokerStars, Partypoker Exit Slovakian Market as Licensing Process Begins

Under the new gambling regulations, the country will open its window for accepting applications from operators beginning March 1.


Swedish-based online gaming operator Betsson AB has welcomed the passage of the Remote Gambling Act by Dutch senators.
Betsson Welcomes Dutch Remote Gambling Act But Warns Over Cooling-Off Period

The Dutch Gambling Authority has previously levied a heavy fine on Betsson Group subsidiary for operating in the Dutch market without a local license.


GVC Holdings’ online poker room partypoker has finally gone live in the Czech Republic after acquiring a license in November last year.
Partypoker Relaunches in the Czech Republic After Two Years

Through its partnership with King’s Resort, partypoker.CZ becomes the second international online poker operator after PokerStars to go live in the country.


“We have been a bit behind the curve when it comes to streaming, but we are hoping to make up for lost time by compiling an elite team that will be able to stream entertaining and engaging content 24/7.”
2019: Partypoker’s Year for Streaming

Partypoker is “making up for lost time” as they set their sights on building a global audience on Twitch.


Earlier this month, online poker giant, partypoker, rolled out another software upgrade to its online poker client, this time adding a new feature called “My…
Partypoker Launches a Personal Interactive Online Poker Coach “My Game”

The new virtual poker coach tool will help players improve their poker skills by analyzing all aspects of their game.


There has been a lot of movement in the world of sponsored poker pros over the past few weeks.
The Streamer Shakeup Continues: Kevin Martin Out at Stars, Matt Staples Forms Partypoker’s Team Online

The announcements follow high profile departures from PokerStars streamers Jaime Staples and Jeff Gross.


The Portuguese gambling regulator has hinted that more operators could join the market in the coming weeks or months.
Portuguese Regulator Says More Operators to Join the Market in the Coming Weeks

After recently granting just the second license for online poker in years, the regulator says more are on the cards in the near future.


Last night, hundreds of players participated in a boycott organized by a group of high stakes poker players to protest against PokerStars’ decision to…
PokerStars’ Turbo Series Protest: Did the Boycott Work?

It seems that the boycott of the $5K buy-in Turbo Series tournament from high stakes players had little to no effect.


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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.


Online poker operator partypoker has announced its sponsorship of The Thirst Lounge 10 as part of a yet to be determined “wider streaming strategy…
Partypoker Signs On As Thirst Lounge Sponsor

Forming part of a “wider streaming strategy,” this is the first sponsorship of its kind for the online poker operator.


The new rate of reward for these tournaments will be 45 points per $/€1 in fees. As was likely expected, players expressed displeasure with the news.
PokerStars Slashes Rewards on Scheduled Tournaments

After 18 months, Stars Rewards gets its first overhaul.


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