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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.


Industry Insight
Industry Insight

All eyes are on bwin.party as the names of potential bidders are revealed.


PKR CEO Leaves for a Job With Former Purple Lounge Chairman Jason Drummond
PKR CEO Leaves for a Job With Former Purple Lounge Chairman Jason Drummond

Malcolm Graham’s departure is the second senior executive to leave PKR this year.


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: the UK, Malta, Belgium, Mexico and Alderney.


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 Owner Mediacorp Ceases Trading
Purple Lounge Owner Mediacorp Ceases Trading

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.


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PokerStars latest casino promotion is now on. The operator is offering Blackjack Insurance throughout the rest of May.

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