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TSG has reported further revenue decline in its legacy “international” business segment. Unfavorable currency fluctuations accounted for some of this decline, but on a constant currency basis the drop was still 7%.
The Stars Group’s International Business Continues to Struggle under Regulatory Pressures

While three “disrupted” markets are moving towards regulation, the situation in the other two is murkier.


Sporting events went against the operator in its UK business, resulting in a 37% drop in revenue for that vertical.
TSG Q1 2019: A Series of Unfortunate Events

Adverse exchange rates, unfavorable win margins and continual problems in “disruptive” markets dampen the mood.


PokerStars and partypoker are withdrawing from the Slovakian market beginning March 1, 2019, following the passage of new gambling laws in the country.
PokerStars, Partypoker Exit Slovakian Market as Licensing Process Begins

Under the new gambling regulations, the country will open its window for accepting applications from operators beginning March 1.


Slovakia's National Council has voted to nullify President Andreja Kiska’s veto which would have put a hold on the country’s new gambling act from coming into effect.
Slovakia Parliament Overturns President’s Veto on New Gambling Legislation

A total of 86 deputies including support from some of the opposition MPs voted to overrule the President’s veto.


The President has vetoed the country’s new gambling legislation, drafted by the Ministry of Finance and approved by the country’s Parliament earlier in December.
Slovakia’s President Vetoes New Gambling Legislation Passed by Parliament

Insufficient player protection measures one of the reasons why Andrej Kiska rejected the new gambling bill.


Slovakia’s National Council (Parliament) has passed the new gambling act opening its online gambling market to international operators across the European Union for the first time.
Slovakia Parliament Approves New Online Gambling Rules

The new rules will allow European operators to apply for online gambling licenses in Slovakia.


PokerStars goes live with a French-Spanish cross-border shared player pool. Neil Johnson steps down from PokerStars' live team following the conclusion of the PCA.
When European Shared Liquidity Went from Theory to Reality: This Week in Online Poker

Just five days ago, Spain officially authorized shared liquidity, a seemingly innocuous step that launched a chain…


European regulatory news from the UK, Slovakia, Hungary, Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Spain and more.
Latest in iGaming Regulation: July 2017 Brief

A snapshot of all the latest in regulatory igaming developments across Europe, the United States, China, India, Australia and more.


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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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