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bwin.party Ready to Drop 888 Holdings, Unveils Big Plans in Italy

According to one of bwin.party's major shareholders, the offer from GVC "was just enough to start a conversation."

Table Selection No Longer Possible in Full Tilt Ring Games

Full Tilt institutes a number of changes to attract recreational players including automated seat selection and the removal of heads-up games.

Sweden’s Svenska Spel Revenues Decline Due to Increases in Unregulated Gaming

Sweden's state-owned online gaming operator Svenska Spel revenue declines, blaming "uncontrolled" gaming operators.

GVC Holding Drops Amaya and Places $1.55 Billion Bid to Buy bwin.party

The battle over the future of the bwin.party Group is not over yet, as GVC Holdings Plc jumped back into the game by raising the stakes with a £1-billion offer.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Players Hitting Form After the WSOP

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up features Daniel Carter and Tomas Gelziunas' amazing run of form and much more besides.

Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Agree on $3.4B Merger Deal to Create U.K.’s Biggest Boomaker

British betting and gaming company Ladbrokes plc has agreed on a merger deal with its former rival Gala Coral to create Britain's biggest sportsbook.

Playboy Poker To Shut Down on July 27: Here's What You Need to Know

Nearly two years after its re-launch, Playboy Poker is set to go offline again, as representatives from the site announced that the poker room will cease to operate from Monday, July 27.

888-bwin.party Deal: GVC Wants Back in the Game, Prepares Counter Offer

The bidding war to take control of the bwin.party Group might not be over yet, as GVC Holdings is reportedly evaluating the possibility to make a new offer.

888 Holdings to Buy bwin.party for $1.4 Billion

After months of hard negotiations, 888 Holdings acquires bwin.party Group for $1.4 billion.

bwin.party Announces “Positive Performance," Keeps The Door Open to 888 Holdings

If GVC and Amaya buy bwin.party, 888 Holdings risks becoming the next takeover target in the online gaming industry.

Full Tilt Managing Director Dominic Mansour: "The Poker Economy Is Broken"

Full Tilt announces big changes to "bring the fun back to online poker" and attract more casual players. Managing Director Dominic Mansour explains.

Global Poker Index Parent Company Raises $4.9 Million to Keep 'Sportifying Poker'

Mediarex Sports & Entertainment, parent company of the Global Poker Index, announced that they have received $4.9 million in funding from private investors.

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Paddy Power Sued By Former Manchester United Star

The UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up features the most popular stories of the past seven days from the UK & Ireland PokerNews site.

Pass Me a Beer: Bad Beat Brewery is Las Vegas' Only Poker-Themed Brewery

Bad Beat Brewery is a poker-themed brewery located in Henderson's up-and-coming "Booze District." If you're a poker player, this place is for you.

Amaya and GVC Announce $1.4B Offer to Buy Bwin.Party

Amaya Gaming, the parent company of PokerStars and Full Tilt, has placed a £900 million bid to take control of the bwin.party group.

Europe in Pills: All-In Kitchen Returns, Winamax Exits Spain & Portuguese Gaming Taxes

PokerStars to relaunch an All-In Kitchen in Bristol, Winamax exits Spain & gaming operators in Portugal believe proposed tax-rate is not viable to compete.

Poker Affiliate World Reports Record Growth, Announces New Exclusive Partnership

Between April and June, the affiliate marketplace managed to double its affiliate base from the first three months of the year

Amaya Starts Trading at Nasdaq: Five Things To Know Before You Buy Some Shares

On Monday, June 8, Amaya Inc. common shares begun trading on the NASDAQ under the symbol 'AYA'. Today, we offer you some interesting facts you should know.

Julien Brecard on How to Bring New People to Poker: "We Should Go Back to the Basics"

In an interview to PokerNews, Brecard explains, "I think we should go back to the basics and ask ourselves what did we love about poker when we played for the first time."

UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Big Wins, Deals and Festivals

This week's UK & Ireland PokerNews Round Up is dominated by big tournament wins, busy live tournament schedules and big deals in the gambling sector.

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