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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.

The Stars Group reported $191.5 million in online poker revenue from its PokerStars business in Q2 2019, down 12%.
Business Monitor: The Stars Group Q2 2019

The Stars Group reported $191.5 million in online poker revenue from its PokerStars business in Q2 2019. It is the…

TSG gains the option to operate online gaming in nine states in which Penn owns or operates land-based casino facilities.
The Stars Group Expands US Market Access with Penn National Gaming Deal

TSG now has the potential to reach customers in up to 20 states.

While players in Pennsylvania await for online poker to go live in the state, Hollywood Casino who was the first to launch an online casino in the Keystone…
Hollywood Casino Plans to Launch Online Poker in Pennslyvania “By the End of 2019”

The launch of online poker by Hollywood Casino could bring a new online poker platform to the US.

That is a wrap on the 2019 World Series of Poker. Sarah Herring and Jeff Platt get together to recap the top storylines from the Main Event on the PokerNews…
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Hollywood Casino rolled out a series of slot titles from online gaming partner IGT along with popular video poker formats and Baccarat.
Pennsylvania Launches Online Casino Games, Online Poker on Hold

Hollywood Casino and Parx soft-launched on Monday with at least one more provider expected later in the week.

Operators that have “actively” targeted the Dutch market will face a “cooling off” period of two years.
iDEAL the Key Concern as Dutch Regulator Clarifies Cooling-Off Conditions

Two year “temporary leniency” will close in July 2021—so any operator who hopes to obtain a license must cease targeting Dutch customers immediately.

TSG will look to offer both online and land-based gaming pending government approval. The agreement affords TSG “first skin” rights to offer branded real money online poker and casino games along with mobile sports betting.
The Stars Group Gains New York Market Access with Tribal Partnership

Through an agreement with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe of Akwesasne, New York provides TSG an avenue to offer its gaming products in the Empire State.

The online gambling market in Pennsylvania is just days away from going live and after eight years, US players in Pennsylvania may finally be able to play…
PokerStars Expected to be Among the First Online Poker Rooms in Pennsylvania

A soft launch testing period for the Pennsylvania online gaming market is scheduled to begin on Monday July 15.

The reregulated online gambling market in Sweden has been live for barely six months. Many of the world’s largest gambling operators, including The Stars Group, GVC, Betfair and Bet365, have run afoul of the rules.
$10 Million in Fines and One License Revocation: Swedish Regulator Bares its Teeth

In the space of just six months, the Spelinspektionen has aggressively pursued operators seen as breaking licensing terms.

PokerStars abruptly withdrew its online poker service in the country on Monday. PRO understands that the company has partnered with one of the four casinos already approved in Switzerland.
Casino Davos is Understood to be PokerStars’ Partner for Swiss Online Poker

One of the four casinos approved for online gambling in Switzerland has partnered with TSG for online poker, PRO understands.

What are poker operators doing to make their live events more sustainable? Is it high enough up the priority list to even matter to these multi-million dollar…
Going Green On The Felt: PokerStars “Small Incremental Changes Will Ultimately Make a Big Difference”

Director of Live Events Marta Norton talks to pokerfuse about how PokerStars can make its live events more sustainable despite knowing things “are not perfect”.

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