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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.


The new law was adopted on January 1 but only came into full force on July 1. PokerStars is understood to be pursuing a license through the necessary channels to brings its online poker games online.
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.


The online gambling framework allows for licensed casinos in the country to offer online casino and poker games online.
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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As soon as that authorization is given, the casinos can bring their games online for real money for Swiss customers.
First Four Swiss Casinos Receive Green Light for Online Gaming

Casinos now wait for approval of their games to launch online, but it remains to be seen if the first wave includes online poker.


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.


In Switzerland, online gambling operators are having to adjust quickly to a new online gambling environment.
Partypoker Exits Switzerland, PokerStars Closes Casino as New Rules Come into Effect

The Stars Group’s online poker services stay online for Swiss players as it looks to find a local partner.


The new Money Gaming Act will allow existing licensed casinos to bring their games online, allowing poker, blackjack and roulette.
With New Gambling Bill Finally Enacted, PokerStars, Playtech Prepare for Online Gaming Regulation in Switzerland

PokerStars wants to lock up its 72% market share, while iPoker owner nabs in deal with large Swiss Casino group. But will the “good reputation” clause kill plans?


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.
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Switzerland's Parliament has voted in favor of internet blocking of offshore online gambling companies.
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Switzerland's Parliament has voted to require ISPs to block access to offshore online gambling sites by a clear majority.
Switzerland’s Protectionist Online Gaming Plan Moves Forward

Clear majority in Parliament authorizes domain blocking for illegal online gambling.


888 says it has exited Australia, but players report they still have access. The Czech Republic still hasn't issued any licenses, and it is not enforcing its new laws.
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