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Online poker revenue at Playtech fell in the first half of 2019 to €4.3 million. However, poker was not the only vertical to suffer.
Business Monitor: Playtech H1 2019

Online poker revenue at Playtech fell in the first half of 2019 to €4.3 million. It is the lowest H1 on record, and…


Pennsylvania online gaming operators have been slow to roll out iOS options in the fledgling market.
Online Gambling Industry Adjusts to Apple Real Money Gambling Restrictions

Pennsylvania online sportsbooks and casinos along with global B2B igaming provider Playtech are among the first to adapt to the new policy affecting iOS customers.


As soon as that authorization is given, the casinos can bring their games online for real money for Swiss customers.
First Four Swiss Casinos Receive Green Light for Online Gaming

Casinos now wait for approval of their games to launch online, but it remains to be seen if the first wave includes online poker.


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…


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