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Online Poker Operators Scramble to Adhere to New UK Ad Rules
Online Poker Operators Scramble to Adhere to New UK Ad Rules

Partypoker pauses Jaime Staples sponsorship, and PokerStars suspends YouTube channel in UK, as sixth edition of the IGRG code comes into effect.


UKGC Publishes Covid-19 Gambling Report
UKGC Publishes Covid-19 Gambling Report

Online poker attracted 53% more players In March 2020 compared to the year before.


The Pokerfuse Podcast Special Edition 6: Interview with Alex Scott
The Pokerfuse Podcast Special Edition 6: Interview with Alex Scott

Listen to and read the full transcript of the latest episode of the pokerfuse podcast.


Caesars Subsidiary Hit with Record Fine for Failures at its UK Casinos
Caesars Subsidiary Hit with Record Fine for Failures at its UK Casinos

Company agrees to pay £13 million due to failures in social responsibility and anti-money laundering.


Player Funds Protection in the UK: How Online Poker Operators Protect Your Money
Player Funds Protection in the UK: How Online Poker Operators Protect Your Money

We list 26 UK gambling operators and how they protect your player funds.


More Online Poker Rooms Authorized in Sweden: Will 888 Be Left Out in the Cold?
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.


UK Gambling Advertising Ban to Come Into Force in 2019 Summer
UK Gambling Advertising Ban to Come Into Force in 2019 Summer

Following concerns among anti-gambling campaigners and politicians, the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG) has confirmed the TV advertising ban in the UK.


Market Monitor: UK Apr 2017 – Mar 2018
Market Monitor: UK Apr 2017 – Mar 2018

Gross gambling yield (GGY) from remote gambling (mostly online gambling) in Great Britain reached its highest level…


UK Online Gambling Operators Have a Year Until Their Tax Increases 40%
UK Online Gambling Operators Have a Year Until Their Tax Increases 40%

Chancellor Philip Hammond confirms Remote Gaming Duty will rise from 15% to 21% in a year’s time.


Partypoker Upgrades Declaration of UK Player Funds Protection
Partypoker Upgrades Declaration of UK Player Funds Protection

Following the publication of pokerfuse’s survey of UK-licensed gambling providers and player funds protection, GVC’s online poker room upgrades its level to “medium.”


Pokerfuse Releases Survey Results and Guide to Online Poker Player Fund Protection in the UK
Pokerfuse Releases Survey Results and Guide to Online Poker Player Fund Protection in the UK

With player fund segregation once again back in the spotlight, our guide lists the self-declared segregation policy of all major UK licensed poker sites.


UKGC Seeks to Improve Handling of Gambling Related Complaints
UKGC Seeks to Improve Handling of Gambling Related Complaints

The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) issued new standards this week designed to improve the process by which…


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