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After some sixteen months out of the market, PokerStars received a license to operate online poker and casino games in Portugal.
Regulation Insight

Portugal, France, Sweden, the UK, the US and more.


New letter closely follows the modus operandi of the Sheldon Adelson-banked initiative to “restore” America’s Wire Act.
The Zeitgeist

Renewed push for a US ban on online gambling, the GPL looks towards a new season, and live poker players hit Prague.


Just how a Trump administration will affect the gaming industry in the US is on the minds of many right now.
The Zeitgeist

FanDuel and DraftKings tie the knot, the GPL readies for playoffs, and post-election analysis continues.


High stakes poker player Sorel Mizzi recently confirmed that he has been banned from PokerStars again. “I can’t play on [PokerStars] for a couple years,” Mizzi…
Sorel Mizzi Confirms Latest PokerStars Ban for Playing in the United States over VPN

Mizzi admits to playing on PokerStars from within the US using another player’s account.


888 in merger talks with Rank and the pair is considering making an offer on William Hill. Amaya moves jobs from London to the Isle of Man.
Industry Insight

888, Rank, William Hill, Amaya, Betsson, Ladbrokes, Coral, Svenska Spel and more in this week’s summary of igaming industry news.


The Pennsylvania House voted to bring online poker and online casino games to the state on Tuesday by a 114-85 margin.
Regulated Online Poker in Pennsylvania Takes a Big Step Forward

Now headed to the Senate, the online gaming bill also includes casino games and daily fantasy sports.


Senate Bill 890 was passed by an 8-1 margin, but the measure still faces significant hurdles. Prior to the vote, bill sponsor State Senator Mike Kowall introduced changes to the proposed legislation.
Michigan Online Poker Bill Passes Committee, Opposition Could be Resolved “Over the Summer”

Bill Sponsor State Senator Mike Kowall says there’s still time to work with those who oppose his online poker bill.


Bad actor compromise proposed in California. Vote in Michigan expected this week.
US Insight

The latest online poker and Daily Fantasy Sports regulation news out of California, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and more.


Rumblings of progress on online poker legislation are emanating from the west coast, but there is little tangible evidence that lawmakers have been able to bridge the gap between gaming industry factions over the issue of whether or not PokerStars should be allowed to operate in the state.
US Insight

California, Nevada, Pennsylvania and more.


California senator opposes California online poker bill. Dover Downs reports quarterly loss, calls for legislative relief.
US Insight

Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, Nevada and more.


The California State Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization held a hearing on online poker on Wednesday.
California Online Poker Bill Passes Committee Vote

Suitability remains a major obstacle.


GVC reports growing revenues for its new acquisition bwin.party. Record profits for Paf and an "encouraging start" for Ladbrokes.
Industry Insight

Paf, GVC, Ladbrokes, bet365 and more.


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Poker Players Go To Extreme Lengths To Sabotage Venetian $150K
In the wake of controversy over the Venetian's $150k "Total Prize Pool," poker players are banding together to keep participation in the event to a minimum. — read more »
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