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GVC Holdings, one of the largest online gaming operators in the world and owner of the resurgent partypoker brand, is set to receive a license that would allow…
GVC License Approval Could See Partypoker Offering Online Poker in Nevada

The Nevada Gaming Commission is expected to issue GVC a license to offer online poker on May 23.


PokerStars has joined forces with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to become its first-ever “Official Poker Partner”, in a new sponsorship…
PokerStars Becomes First “Official Poker Partner” of UFC

The world’s global online poker giant has inked a deal with the UFC in an effort to widen TSG’s exposure to the US market and worldwide.


PokerStars has announced that it has now become the official partner of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization.
PokerStars Inks New Strategic Marketing Deal with UFC

The world’s largest online poker brand eyes the US market with its sponsorship deal with the popular mixed martial arts organization.


Monthly figures reported by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement last Friday show that revenue from online poker in the state continues to shrink and…
December Online Poker Revenue Hits All-Time Low in New Jersey

Shared liquidity can’t come soon enough as the largest online poker market in the US strings together 10 consecutive months of year-on-year declines.


888 strikes deals with King's Casino and the Swedish Poker Federation. GVC faces class action suit.
Industry Insight

888, GVC, GPL, WPT, Unibet, Churchill Downs, NYX, NetEnt and more.


The online portion of the Swedish Poker Championships will be hosted on 888poker for at least the next two years.
Poker Room Insight

Big ambitions at partypoker, the latest from PokerStars in New Jersey, plus news from 888, MPN and more.


In less than two weeks of full launch, PokerStars generated almost $600,000 in revenue. Party/Borgata revenue declined 2.7%, WSOP/888 11%.
PokerStars Generates a Quarter of New Jersey Online Poker Revenue in Two Weeks

In less than half the month, PokerStars managed to generate nearly a quarter of the online poker revenue for New Jersey.


The Italian regulator AAMS has complained about the continuing operations of Dollaro Poker following police raids which charged that several skins on the network were controlled by Italian organized crime families.
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Russia, Spain, Germany, Italy and more.


After completing its deal to buy bwin.party, GVC has immediately begun the process of cutting costs with the redundancy of 11 members of staff at bwin.party’s Gibraltar headquarters.
Industry Insight

GVC, Zynga, Iovation, Svenska Spel, Unibet, NYX and more.


During the February meeting of the Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) earlier this month, board members recommended that tech company Iovation be approved for a license to offer geo-location services to Nevada gaming operators.
Nevada Gaming Control Board Recommends Approval of Iovation Application

Iovation co-founder Greg Pierson was a senior executive at UltimateBet during the infamous cheating scandal.


How 'Sportifying' Poker Will Increase Acceptance And Popularity. Time for The Poker World to Grow Up.
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New efforts to “sportify” poker, insights into the changing sports betting market in the US, an editorial on poker prop bets and more.


The long decline in global cash game traffic in May has finally ended with a week which saw many of the top operators see increased traffic.
Traffic Insight

“Sell in May & go away” doesn’t apply to the poker market, as cash game traffic gains 2.7% and the WSOP begins in Las Vegas.


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