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 Sep 30, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

If you follow the Portuguese poker scene you’re likely familiar with the name Francisco Da Costa Santos, who usually goes by the name Francisco Costa or his online handle of YuranPT, as the 36 year-old is one of the best-known and accomplished players in the burgeoning Portuguese pokerRead Full Article