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The new cash game novelty from PokerStars, 6+ Hold’em, will roll out in the Italian market soon, following its debut last month in the dot-com market.
6+ Hold’em to Debut in Italy and it Could be Permanent

6+ will be the only variant in the recent wave of new games from PokerStars to go live in a segregated market.


The world’s leading online poker site, PokerStars has finally launched its own version of the exciting new variant 6+ Hold’em (also known as Short…
6+ Hold’em: Everything You Need to Know About Playing the Short Deck Game on PokerStars

Find out how the popular poker game is played on the world’s biggest online poker site.


In total, there are twelve online gambling operators that have received a Swedish license that have already gone live with online poker.
Full Report: Swedish Online Poker Rooms Go Live

In one of Europe’s biggest market openings in five years, thirteen online poker rooms are among dozens of online casinos and sportsbooks now open for business in Sweden.


888 appears to be licensed for a full slate of gaming, including sports, casino and poker. It will come as a welcome relief that 888 Holdings can move forward with a market entry along with the competition on January 1, 2019.
At Eleventh Hour, 888 Holdings Receives Swedish Online Gaming License

Operator receives license just in time for January 1 launch, making it the seventh online poker room or network now expected to launch in the re-regulated market.


The Swedish gambling authority, Lotteriinspektionen, issued another batch of licenses ahead of the country’s reorganization of the gambling market.
More Online Poker Rooms Authorized in Sweden: Will 888 Be Left Out in the Cold?

So far 31 gambling companies have been issued a license by the Swedish gambling authority ahead of the January 1 go-live date.


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.


Among the operators to be approved include Svenska Spel, Betsson Group, LeoVegas, Kindred Group, GVC Holdings and Bet365.
Svenska Spel, Betsson, Kindred, and GVC Among First to Receive Swedish Online Gambling License

Sweden has issued its first round of approved operators for the country’s re-regulated market set to commence next year.


The Sweden's gambling market reported a modest gross gaming revenue increase of 1.2% to SEK 16.8 billion (~ $1.85 billion) for the first three quarters of this year.
Online Gambling Sector Spurs Growth in Sweden Ahead of 2019 Re-Regulation

Unlicensed operators in Sweden grow by 12.4% while licensed operators’ revenue declines by 2.4%, according to the regulator’s latest figures.


A briefing hosted by Swedish Gaming Regulator Lotteriinspektionen for gaming operators seeking to be part of the upcoming reregulated gaming market and other…
Swedish Gaming Regulator to Hold Briefing on Technical Requirements

A briefing hosted by Swedish Gaming Regulator Lotteriinspektionen for gaming operators seeking to be part of the…


More than 30 companies have submitted applications to the Swedish Gambling Authority (Lotteriinspektionen) for a gambling license.
Dozens of Companies Submit Applications as Swedish Licensing Process Begins

Confirmed applicants include Kindred, Betsson and Expekt as Sweden is on course to open up its regulated market on January 1, 2019.


This is an excerpt from Poker Industry PRO’s recently published The State of the Online Poker Industry: Summer 2018, our twice-annual snapshot of the…
Regulatory Headwinds in Four Countries: Russia, Norway, Germany and UK

An excerpt from Poker Industry PRO’s latest report into the state of the online poker industry in 2018.


On June 7, the Riksdagen, Sweden’s parliament, voted near-unanimously to adopt the proposed new gambling act.
Swedish Parliament Approves Online Gambling Reform Bill

Near-unanimous vote in Parliament last week means re-regulated market now set to come into effect on January 1, 2019.


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