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888 inks US deal with Wynn

News 888 has followed up last week’s real-money launch of WSOP.com in Nevada by announcing a US-wide licensing deal with Caesars’ bitter rival Wynn Resorts. The deal between the All ...
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WSOP.com live for real-money in Nevada

News The first real-money games in the US offered under the legendary World Series of Poker banner launched in Nevada yesterday. The WSOP games are currently only available to players within ...
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bwin.party relaunches Partypoker

News bwin.party has completed the much-anticipated and delayed overhaul of its flagship Partypoker product. The brand new client went live in dot.com markets including the UK late last week, ...
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PokerStrategy, mobile to lead iPoker recovery, CEO says

Industry Playtech is looking to mobile and its PokerStrategy affiliate acquisition to stabilise and recover its struggling iPoker business, the world’s leading igaming supplier has revealed. Addressing ...
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Hill’s Italian poker room goes live

Industry William Hill has launched online poker in Italy, bolstering its existing casino, sports betting and bingo offering in the dot.it regulated market. The room is powered by the same Playtech-owned ...
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Full Tilt to add online casino

Industry PokerStars owner Rational Group is to end its near 12-year exclusive focus on poker by adding online casino games to Full Tilt. The Isle of Man-based operator said in a press statement ...
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US considers second online gambling bill

Industry US Congress now has two enabling bills for online gambling to consider, after Representative Joe Barton introduced his Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2013. The 102 page draft from the ...
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Playtech buys poker affiliate for €38m

News Leading igaming software supplier Playtech has announced the bolt-on acquisition of Gibraltar-based poker affiliate business PokerStrategy.com from parent company Etruvian Holdings ...
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Online poker woes continue in France

Industry The poker ring games market continued to deteriorate in France during the last quarter, again dragging the dot.fr sector to an overall decline, new figures from regulator ARJEL have ...
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Caesars takes ownership of WSOP social apps

Industry Caesars’ interactive arm has acquired intellectual property rights and ownership of the World Series of Poker social poker apps from developer Electronic Arts. Caesars Interactive ...
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