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A Dutch court ruled in favor of Dutch players playing on PokerStars.EU domain and exempting them from 29% taxes on winnings.
Court Rules in Favor of Dutch PokerStars Players, Exempts Them From Paying Tax

Dutch online poker players playing at PokerStars.EU are not liable to tax after a recent court ruling.


The company also plans to relocate its head office to Toronto and relist on the Toronto Stock Exchange under a new symbol.
Shareholders Approve Stars Group Name Change as Amaya Appoints New Marketing Head

New Director of Marketing David Carrion will also act as temporary Director of Live Events, as Edgar Stuchly and Vadim Soloveychik depart.


David Baazov, ex-CEO of Amaya, one of the world’s largest online gaming companies, was charged with insider trading by the Autorité des marchés financiers…
November Trial Date Set For Former Amaya CEO David Baazov

The trial is set to be the largest insider trading investigation in Canadian history.


Partypoker to run a live event on Russian soil. Amaya expects to post a bumper 2016, but warns of 2017 headwinds.
Poker Insight

A new live event in Russia, two market withdrawals, 2016 revenue figures from the US markets plus hopes for 2017.


Wänghammar, formerly of Mr Green and bwin.party, will assume responsibility for the overall performance of the new online casino division, reporting directly to CEO Rafi Ashkenazi.
Former Mr Green CEO to Head PokerStars’ Casino Division

Bo Wänghammar brought on as Managing Director of PokerStars Casino, one of Amaya’s key areas for growth in 2017.


More new games at partypoker. 888 trials new client version.
Poker Insight

New online poker games, updated software, changes to the way fans will watch poker, the first-ever European shared liquidity agreement and more.


Amaya could still be considering bwin.party assets as Baazov enters not guilty plea. William Hill withdraws from British Columbia.
Industry Insight

Amaya, NYX, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Caesars, Unibet and all this week’s Q1 reports from the gaming industry.


Pokerihuone has been successfully moved onto the Unibet network. A date has finally been set for the merger of Full Tilt onto the PokerStars platform.
Poker Room Insight

Unibet, Full Tilt, Mobile apps and Bitcoin all make the list of important happenings in online poker this week.


Full Tilt players will be saying goodbye to the highly regarded online poker platform as the merger onto the PokerStars platform is set for May 17. The merger…
Full Tilt Players To Finally Say Goodbye to the Online Poker Platform

The date has been set for the merger between Full Tilt and PokerStars player pools, which will happen on May 17.


The merger of Full Tilt onto the PokerStars platform was announced by their parent company, Amaya, back in February. At the time no date was set, but a merger by the end of the first quarter was expected.
Full Tilt To Finally Join the PokerStars Platform on May 17

The date has been set for the migration of Full Tilt over to the PokerStars network, where the two sites will share a player pool.


When Amaya announced that David Baazov was taking a voluntary leave of absence from the company, it also explained that the company was talking to third parties about a possible bid for the company.
Amaya Investors Are Living in Interesting Times: Who Will Own PokerStars Next Year?

888 and Playtech could both find strategic reasons for placing a bid, not the least of which is that Amaya is now trading at less than the price GVC paid for bwin.party just two months ago.


A look at the Ongame network's corporate history as it again moves into new ownership.
Six Stages in the Corporate Life of the Ongame Poker Network

A historical look at the Ongame online poker network which has just been sold by NYX Gaming.


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