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Tag: Poker Business

Are New Currency Fees at PokerStars Part of Bigger Strategic Changes?

PokerStars recently announced new foreign exchange fees for financial transactions to and from its client.

Amaya CEO Baazov "Very Pleased" with Performance of PokerStars and Full Tilt in 2014

Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov says he's "very pleased with the performance of PokerStars and Full Tilt in 2014." Read the full report from the first half of the year.

PKR Poker Officially Releases the New 3.0 PKR Client

PKR 3.0 was released this week with a new avatar shop and numerous updates aimed at making the life players a little easier.

French Regulator Proposes Meeting With Poker Players to Discuss Industry's Future

French regulator ARJEL proposes a meeting with poker players to discuss the future of online poker in France.

PKR Exits Italian Poker Market

No more award-winning 3D poker software for Italian poker players, as PKR announced it is pulling out of the market.

Ongame Network Follows PokerStars and Leaves International 'Grey Markets'

Skins of the Amaya Gaming-owned Ongame Poker Network stopped offering real money poker games in nearly 30 countries with grey markets.

2012 EPT Madrid Runner-Up Fraser MacIntyre Acquires Main Event Travel

2012 European Poker Tour (EPT) Madrid runner-up Fraser MacIntyre has acquired poker travel and accommodation service company, Main Event Travel for an undisclosed fee.

PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker Withdraw From 30 Countries

PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker are no longer available to players who reside in countries with "gray markets."

Ultimate Gaming Announces Exit From New Jersey's Online Gambling Market

Ultimate Gaming says it will exit New Jersey's online gambling market after its casino partner, Trump Taj Mahal, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

UK Round-Up: Big Scores Galore for UK and Ireland Grinders

Discover what the most popular stories of the past week were from our UK & Ireland facing PokerNews portal.

Poker Jobs: Meet London's Hippodrome Owner and CEO Simon Thomas

Simon Thomas sits with PokerNews to explain his it is to manage London's iconic casino. "Poker players aren't generally looked after the way they should be."

William Hill Launches an Age-Screening Tool on Twitter

Gibralter-based online gaming operator William Hill has launched an age screening tool on Twitter to prevent underage gamblers from interacting with the brand.

How bwin.party Plans to Address its Decline in Business

Bwin.party plans to reorganize its management, change its European brand focus, and seek investors in both its platform and other businesses to address its struggling business.

How PokerStars Almost Offered to Buy the NFL’s New Orleans Saints

According to Nolan Dalla, PokerStars nearly bought the NFL's New Orleans Saints back in 2006. It's a wild story you can read about here.

Bulgaria's Gaming Revenues Show Good Approach To Online Poker Regulation

The Bulgarian State Gambling Commission (SGC) announced about $20 million in first half year of revenues with only about $500 thousand in expenses.

PokerStars to Introduce "Double Bubble" Tournaments at 2015 PCA

Introducing the "Double Bubble" from PokerStars, where the new format will allow 50 percent of the field to immediately get their buy-in back.

Poker Software Leaders PokerTracker and Holdem Manager Merge

Third party poker software providers PokerTracker and Hold'em Manager have announced a merger agreement and the formation of Max Value Software.

Caesars Entertainment UK Appoints Alex Oswald as New Chief Financial Officer

Oswald, who have covered the position of Head of Business Intelligence at the Aspers Group between July 2013 and July 2014, will now sit on a top chair of one of Europe's most important casino companies.

Elderly Couple Faces €80,000 Fine for Talking About Gambling on Dutch Radio Station

An elderly couple in the Netherlands faces an €80,000 fine for allegedly violating the country's gambling laws.

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