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PokerStars Improves Partnership with Paysafe with Rapid Transfer Deposits
PokerStars Improves Partnership with Paysafe with Rapid Transfer Deposits

Players in more than ten European countries will be able to take advantage of instant bank transfers.


Russia's Largest Bank Implements Ban on Offshore Gambling Transactions
Russia’s Largest Bank Implements Ban on Offshore Gambling Transactions

The bill signed by Putin last year is finally having an impact, with state-owned Sberbank now declining transactions to offshore sites and ewallets.


Norway Targets Two More Processors in Latest Attempt to Clamp Down on Offshore Gambling
Norway Targets Two More Processors in Latest Attempt to Clamp Down on Offshore Gambling

Entercash and a subsidiary of Trustly named in latest wave of bank account blocks.


The Context Around Four Key Markets Mentioned on The Stars Group Q2 Call
The Context Around Four Key Markets Mentioned on The Stars Group Q2 Call

Understanding the situation in Australia, Poland, Colombia and the Czech Republic.


Online Gaming Industry Unaffected by Stricter Measures in Norway, Netherlands
Online Gaming Industry Unaffected by Stricter Measures in Norway, Netherlands

Despite tough new rules in the Netherlands and new payment blocking in Norway, online poker operators continue to serve both markets.


PokerStars Ends Bank and Wire Transfer Withdrawal Options in Australia
PokerStars Ends Bank and Wire Transfer Withdrawal Options in Australia

Options pulled in Australia ahead of expected market withdrawal next month.


Norwegian Authority Warns Gamblers to be "Cautious," As Foreign Operators Say It's Business As Usual
Norwegian Authority Warns Gamblers to be “Cautious,” As Foreign Operators Say It’s Business As Usual

Gaming Board suggests gambling on offshore sites is inherently dangerous, while its latest efforts to clamp down on gambling transactions appear ineffective.


Worldpay Stops Processing Norwegian Online Gambling Transactions
Worldpay Stops Processing Norwegian Online Gambling Transactions

Norway’s Gambling Authority forces payment processor out of the market, but the world’s online gambling industry will be largely unaffected.


Skrill, NETELLER to Withdraw Prepaid Mastercard Service in Over 100 Countries
Skrill, NETELLER to Withdraw Prepaid Mastercard Service in Over 100 Countries

Popular consumer service that facilitates instant withdrawals from ewallets suspended in non-SEPA countries.


888 White Label Lotos Poker is Moving to GGNetwork
888 White Label Lotos Poker is Moving to GGNetwork

Network will lose its Russian-language focused skin on November 1, company confirms.


Regulation Insight
Regulation Insight

The latest on French shared liquidity, concerns over delays in Portugal, legal concerns surrounding online gaming in Russia and more.


Under GVC Management, Partypoker Returns to the Top Five Global Poker Rooms
Under GVC Management, Partypoker Returns to the Top Five Global Poker Rooms

Partypoker’s cash game traffic has outperformed the global market since February when GVC took control.


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