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Player Funds Protection in the UK: How Online Poker Operators Protect Your Money
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.


Purple Lounge Update - Media Corporation Creditors Approve CVA
Purple Lounge Update – Media Corporation Creditors Approve CVA

Affected players’ votes not counted.


Upcoming Vote to Determine Fate of Player Funds Following Purple Lounge Collapse
Upcoming Vote to Determine Fate of Player Funds Following Purple Lounge Collapse

The chances of players recovering money after Purple Lounge collapsed could be determined soon.


Purple Lounge Parent Company Fails
Purple Lounge Parent Company Fails

Sixteen months after closing its Maltese-licensed Purple Lounge poker room, Mediacorp has finally made the decision to cease trading.


Purple Lounge Demise: New Directors Break Silence, Players Consider Legal Options
Purple Lounge Demise: New Directors Break Silence, Players Consider Legal Options

The new management of Media Corporation plc, owners of Purple Lounge, have finally said something about the collapse of…


Liquidator Appointed for Purple Lounge
Liquidator Appointed for Purple Lounge

MediaCorp PLC has finally appointed a liquidator for defunct subsidiary Purple Lounge. The announcement was made in the…


Failure of Purple Lounge Not Cause for Concern in IGT Nevada License Recommendation
Failure of Purple Lounge Not Cause for Concern in IGT Nevada License Recommendation

Even though newly-acquired Entraction serviced US customers pre-UIGEA, and its skin Purple Lounge is failing to repay players, IGT takes the next step towards being licensed in Nevada.


Loss of Player Funds "Expected" as Purple Lounge Liquidated
Loss of Player Funds “Expected” as Purple Lounge Liquidated

All staff laid off, business liquidated and player losses are expected as Media Corp admits to “historical operational financial failings” at Purple Lounge.


Maltese Regulator Washes Purple Stain from its Hands
Maltese Regulator Washes Purple Stain from its Hands

LGA says it will not help players with money stuck on Purple Lounge—because the license was terminated at the same time the site first went offline.


Four Weeks Since Purple Lounge Closed: The Community Demands Answers
Four Weeks Since Purple Lounge Closed: The Community Demands Answers

The failure of Purple Lounge will do yet more damage to the perception of online gaming in the eyes of the public. Shareholders, the media and regulators both offshore and in the London Stock Exchange must demand that Media Corp satisfactorily and promptly resolves the issue.


Purple Lounge Closes, No Word on Player Deposits
Purple Lounge Closes, No Word on Player Deposits

The casino and poker room are abruptly taken offline without warning, and customers have yet to be told how they can withdraw balances.


Purple Lounge Moves Poker Room from Microgaming to Entraction
Purple Lounge Moves Poker Room from Microgaming to Entraction

Network switch to occur next week, but the casino operation will stay at Microgaming.