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In an exclusive interview with PRO, David talks about his new position and what can be expected from Playtech under his guidance as they face the challenges of the ever competitive online poker market.
Playtech’s New Head of Poker Product David Pomroy on the Future of the Online Poker Network

“I would like us to come through 2019/2020 with an ecosystem we can be proud of and a product which is showing healthy growth.”


H2 revenue was €4.8 million, equal to that reported in the same period the year prior. Over the year, poker made up 1.7% of group revenue, a notable uptick from 1.4% in 2017 and 1.5% in 2016.
Business Monitor: Playtech H2 and FY 2018

Online poker revenue at Playtech enjoyed another half-year of stability. H2 2018 revenue was €4.8 million, equal to…


The Italian Senate have approved the government’s proposal to increase tax rates on various types of gambling activities.
Italy Begins 2019 with Increased Gambling Taxes

The Italian government continues to take a tough stance against gambling with tax hike following advertising ban.


A coalition government promised an overhaul of its gambling regulation some six years ago, but the political process still drags on.
Is Dutch Online Gambling Liberalization Ever Going to Happen?

There are clear benefits to liberalized gambling regulation in the Netherlands for all stakeholders, yet there are questions over when—even if—it will come to pass.


Revenue derived from online poker in France totaled €59.5 million in Q3. On an annual basis, online poker revenue grew 2.9% compared to Q3 2017.
Shared Liquidity in France Helps Continue Upward Trend for Online Poker

Q3 revenue figures from France highlight the continued (but slowing) growth of online poker.


The new Money Gaming Act will allow existing licensed casinos to bring their games online, allowing poker, blackjack and roulette.
With New Gambling Bill Finally Enacted, PokerStars, Playtech Prepare for Online Gaming Regulation in Switzerland

PokerStars wants to lock up its 72% market share, while iPoker owner nabs in deal with large Swiss Casino group. But will the “good reputation” clause kill plans?


The gaming services provider, which operates the iPoker online poker network, reported B2B poker revenue of €4.7 million in the first half of the year, marginal growth of 2% on the same period in 2017.
Business Monitor: Playtech H1 2018

Playtech’s B2B online poker revenue remained stable in the first half of 2018, continuing a trend set last year…


Playtech provides the services to various Ladbrokes Coral digital assets which were acquired by GVC earlier this year.
GVC is Negotiating with Playtech to Extend Services Contract

Discussions with Playtech could decide the fate of existing iPoker skins Ladbrokes and Coral.


Swedish mobile gaming company Leo Vegas AB (LeoVegas) appears to still be riding the momentum that propelled it to success in 2017. The company has started off…
LeoVegas Continues Expanding in the Online Casino Space

Swedish mobile gaming company Leo Vegas AB (LeoVegas) appears to still be riding the momentum that propelled it to…


The missives authorize both sites to share their online poker liquidity with operators licensed in Italy, Spain and Portugal.
iPoker Positioned for European Shared Liquidity as Unibet and Betclic Receive French Authorization

While neither operator is in Spain, iPoker may move ahead with a Spanish-French shared liquidity network following skins’ approvals.


New data from Playtech, Kindred and Zynga, plus regulatory data from Delaware, New Jersey, France and Spain, all available in PRO's new Industry Monitor section of reports.
Data Monitoring, News from New Jersey and Portugal Poised: This Week in Online Poker

We’re now in the thick of the Q4/FY 2017 reporting season. To keep you up to date with all the latest, we have a…


Bucking an eight-year trend, growth in online poker was attributed to performance in regulated markets.
After Seven Years of Decline, Playtech Reports Annual Growth in Online Poker

For the first time this decade, Playtech can boast of revenue growth from the iPoker network.


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