Posted by Carolyn on Jan 11, 2018 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

PokerStars, the biggest online poker website in the world recently announced that it will be implementing its successful ‘Seat Me’ system in its shared liquidity network in Europe once the French, Spanish, Italian, and Portugese pools converge in the coming months. Seat Me System Protects New Players PokerStarsRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 08, 2018 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News, Poker Room News | No Comments »

UK based 888Holdings, the parent company of 888poker announced quite a few months earlier that they were making plans to enter the Italian gaming market. Since then, there hasn’t been a lot of news from 888poker regarding their Italian venture. The online poker operator confirmed last week thatRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Jan 07, 2018 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »

Spain, Italy, France, and Portugal all agreed that they would share European poker player liquidity and signed an agreement to that effect in the middle of 2017. There was no specifications given as to when European shared player liquidity would come into effect but market analysts expected itRead Full Article

Posted by Carolyn on Dec 19, 2017 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
French PokerStars

Back in July 2017, a ground-breaking agreement was been made between the gaming regulators in Portugal, Italy, Spain, and France in order to enable shared player pools between the four countries in order to boost online poker revenues. While no official announcement has been made regarding when sharedRead Full Article

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 29, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Industry News | No Comments »
PokerStars versus Full Tilt

The pieces are starting to fall into place for the relaunch of Full Tilt Poker, as PokerStars has been busy getting all of their ducks in a row for an impending November 6th relaunch date. Last week PokerStars announced they are shooting for a relaunch during the firstRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 22, 2011 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

This is the second stop for the PokerStars EPT in San Remo this year as the tour transitioned from Season 7 to Season 8, and the San Remo stop was moved up on the calendar, and it appears that attendance for the once prominent poker tournament will onceRead Full Article