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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.
Regulation Insight: Your Summer Summary

Bringing you up to speed on regulated igaming news from the last month. The UK, Malta and Gibraltar, figures from France, Italy and Spain, the latest progress from Netherlands, Sweden and Poland, all the news from the United States, and more.


Switzerland's Parliament has voted in favor of internet blocking of offshore online gambling companies.
Regulation Insight

News from Spain, Switzerland, Germany, France and Norway, plus all the latest in the United States and beyond.


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.
Regulation Insight

Confusion in Australia and the Czech Republic, full year figures from the US and Italy, and the latest on European shared liquidity.


The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has upheld its preliminary view that {Quebec} cannot legally force ISPs to block access to online gambling sites it deems illegal.
Regulation Insight

Canada, Poland, France, Finland and more.


Betfred has agreed to pay £800,000 in compensation after a UKGC investigation found that a bettor was gambling with stolen funds.
Regulation Insight

France, Spain, Poland, Italy, Czech Republic and more.


An eagerly awaited independent report into the asset transfers within the Caesars conglomerate has not provided support for keeping the group’s assets out of the voluntary bankruptcy proceedings of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC).
Industry Insight

Caesars, Amaya, IGT, Sugar House Casino and more.


The EU VAT Directive which was introduced on January 1 last year, has resulted in PokerStars France no longer accepting players resident in Austria.
Regulation Insight

EU, Romania, the UK, Germany, Italy and more.


The Romanian Government has approved and amendment to the laws on the regulation of online gambling.
Romanian Government Approves New Regulations for Online Gambling Licenses

Operators no longer need to be registered as Romanian companies to obtain a gambling license.


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