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The partnership, announced on Wednesday, concludes a search by the global online gaming giant for a US media partner that has extended more than six months.
In FOX Sports, The Stars Group Has Finally Found its US Media Partner

Media conglomerate Fox Corporation acquires stake in PokerStars’ parent company, and partnership will launch free-play and real money sports betting products under FOX Bet brand.


On a constant currency basis, annual online poker growth was 0.4%. The company assured investors that its mitigation strategy was helping to right the ship in Russia.
“Sometimes it’s Been Overlooked”: TSG Ekes Out Poker Growth Despite Tough Q4

Regulatory headwinds dampen PokerStars growth, but its stability over the year and its success as a customer acquisition channel should be heralded, says company.


The Stars Group, parent company of PokerStars and Sky Bet, has relaunched BetStars under the new sports betting brand “Sky Bet by Stars” in the Italian regulated market.
Sky Bet by Stars: TSG Launches First “Synergy” Brand in Italy

“Historic day” for The Stars Group as BetStars and Skybet.IT merge into new brand—though the new site is still “coming soon.”


NBC recently registered several sports betting domains including NBCSportbook.com signaling its intent to enter the US sports betting industry.
NBC is the Media Partner The Stars Group is Looking For

Recent moves towards the sports betting industry make NBC an ideal media partner for TSG’s “Plan A” for the United States.


TSG, parent company of PokerStars, BetStars, and Sky Bet, becomes the 19th online gambling entity to receive approval.
Stars Group Receives Swedish Online Gaming License

Both PokerStars and Full Tilt domains are among the growing list of domains authorized to offer online gaming in Sweden from January 1, 2019.


The Stars Group will tread carefully in the established UK and Australia markets, retaining the existing platforms and brands.
With its Acquisitions Complete, The Stars Group Crystallizes Global Sports Betting Strategy

Platforms, brands and expertise will be combined in different configurations to expand its sports betting footprint in the UK, Europe, Australia and the biggest prize of them all—the United States.


GVC Holdings, the parent company of the growing partypoker online poker brand, has won three prestigious awards at the annual EGR Operator Awards 2018.
GVC Crowned “Operator of the Year” and Partypoker Top in Poker at EGR Annual Awards

GVC’s online poker room partypoker wins second successive EGR “Poker Operator of the Year” title, beating Stars Group’s PokerStars and Kindred Group’s Unibet Poker.


TSG has now commenced the integration of the SBG operation by announcing a re-structure of senior management positions within the SBG company following the CMA clearance.
UK’s CMA Clears Sky Betting Takeover by The Stars Group

TSG completes its acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming after receiving the green light from UK’s antitrust body.


With SBG joining TSG’s existing PokerStars brands, along CrownBet and William Hill Australia, all acquired in 2018, the company now claims to have a near-equal revenue diversification between poker, casino and sports.
The Stars Group Completes $4.7bn Sky Bet Acquisition

TSG completes its transformation from online poker room to a global, fully diversified online gaming operator.


Sky Bet’s online sports betting operation is an established brand with deep penetration in the UK market thanks to its longstanding sponsorship of UK soccer.
The Stars Group Announces $4.7bn Acquisition of Sky Bet

UK sports betting giant to join online poker leader to create the world’s largest publicly traded igaming company.


Shared liquidity between France, Spain, Italy, and Portugal is now an odds-on favorite following the latest words from French regulator ARJEL that put in place an aggressive timeline for adoption.
Regulation Insight: Your Summer Summary

Bringing you up to speed on regulated igaming news from the last month. The UK, Malta and Gibraltar, figures from France, Italy and Spain, the latest progress from Netherlands, Sweden and Poland, all the news from the United States, and more.


One of the UK’s top gaming companies is looking to take its brand global.
Building On UK Success Sky Bet Eyes International Expansion

One of the UK’s top gaming companies is looking to take its brand global.


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