Posted by Carolyn on Dec 07, 2017 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

The European online gambling industry is a multi-billion industry that reportedly grows at a rate of 3 percent each year. The latest research from the European Commission shows that the online gambling industry in Europe generates in excess of €84 billion each year and more than 6.8 millionRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Dec 04, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, UK Poker News | No Comments »

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) released a report detailing the performance of its online gambling industry for the fiscal (April 16 – March 17) which showed that online poker in the UK is struggling to compete with sports betting and online slots. This does not come as aRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Nov 28, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, World Poker News | No Comments »

Autorité de régulation des jeux en ligne (ARJEL), the French gaming regulator has called on its Italian counter-part to continue with its hustle and get things in place so that the shared liquidity agreement can proceed as per plan. Spain, Italy, France and Portugal started discussing the possibilityRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Oct 18, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Players | No Comments »

The European poker market has not done very well in the last five years as Spain, France, Italy and Portugal have all reported sluggish online poker markets in recent times. Stringent gaming regulations, small player pools, lack of proper competition and limited cash prizes did not help boostRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 26, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Room News | No Comments »

The iPoker Network, the second largest online poker room(s) in online poker, is about to get even larger if the current rumors about them absorbing a fairly large independent online poker room, Everest Poker, are true. The move has not been made official at this point, and noRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 30, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

There is always one announcement or another coming out of Facebook every week, and while the typical announcement usually has something to do with a privacy setting or some other minor change to the site itself, this weekend the Social Media mega-company detailed a change in their advertisingRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 06, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

France’s regulatory body for online poker Arjel has decided to follow in the footsteps of the site’s UK regulatory body, the Aldernay Gambling Control Commission (AGCC), and suspend Full Tilt Poker’s license in what Arjel is calling “a precaution”. Here is a look at the statement issued byRead Full Article