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2020 Poker Industry PRO Predictions: What We Got Right and What We Got Wrong
2020 Poker Industry PRO Predictions: What We Got Right and What We Got Wrong

It was an unpredictable year, but PRO got more hits than misses in our 2020 predictions.


Launching Online Poker in Switzerland: An Interview with Swiss Casinos' Head of Online, Patrick Mastai
Launching Online Poker in Switzerland: An Interview with Swiss Casinos’ Head of Online, Patrick Mastai

An exclusive interview to understand the first ever Swiss-regulated online poker room launch.


Partypoker Prepares for December Grey Market Exodus
Partypoker Prepares for December Grey Market Exodus

Norway, Poland and Montenegro among market exits, but Canada, Mexico, Brazil and others are “regulating” and get reprieve.


Online Poker Returns to Switzerland with Swiss Casinos Launch on iPoker
Online Poker Returns to Switzerland with Swiss Casinos Launch on iPoker

First online poker room on the market goes live, 18 months since the blackout, with an iPoker skin that connects to international dot-com liquidity.


PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Sentenced to Time Served in Final Chapter of the Black Friday Saga
PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Sentenced to Time Served in Final Chapter of the Black Friday Saga

Nearly 10 years after Black Friday changed online poker in the US forever, the case is finally closed.


The Stars Group Reports its Toughest Year in Online Poker to Date
The Stars Group Reports its Toughest Year in Online Poker to Date

A “deep pipeline of new product launches and marketing plans” will help the poker business in 2020 and into 2021, it was stated.


Ten Online Poker Developments to Look Out for 2020: Part 1
Ten Online Poker Developments to Look Out for 2020: Part 1

Our predictions in online poker this year.


GGPoker Plans European Regulated Market Expansion
GGPoker Plans European Regulated Market Expansion

The network withdraws from a dozen European markets, but will seek licensing in more countries.


Online Gaming in Switzerland: Four Casinos, Two Blacklists--and Possibly Three Poker Rooms Waiting
Online Gaming in Switzerland: Four Casinos, Two Blacklists—and Possibly Three Poker Rooms Waiting

As all four casinos go live, PokerStars patiently waits to launch online poker and Swiss Casinos may be planning an iPoker skin.


Casino Davos is Understood to be PokerStars' Partner for Swiss Online Poker
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.


PokerStars Abruptly Pauses Swiss Online Poker as it Awaits Authorization
PokerStars Abruptly Pauses Swiss Online Poker as it Awaits Authorization

Operator forced to take all games offline as it still hopes to be among the first to enter the newly regulated market.


PokerStars "Executing Plans" to Remain in Swiss Market as Gaming Act Comes into Force
PokerStars “Executing Plans” to Remain in Swiss Market as Gaming Act Comes into Force

As of today, the ESBK and Comlot can require ISPs to DNS-block offshore-licensed online gambling sites, though neither has yet published its blacklist.


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