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Could Segregated Online Poker Markets Join the International Player Pool Soon?

A meeting took place in Paris between gaming regulators from seven different countries to discuss common concerns, including shared poker liquidity.

Japan May Legalize Casinos This Fall

Japan may pass a bill to legalize land-based casinos during an extraordinary session of the Diet this autumn.

Another Blow for Baazov: Insider Trading Evidence Allegedly Uncovered

From running a company to charged with crimes: Former CEO David Baazov's exit from Amaya is getting ugly, as insider trading charges continue to be levied by authorities.

Dreams of a California Online Poker Bill Passing in 2016 Are Dead

It's been a long road for online poker in California, but after much back and forth there will be no bill passing in 2016.

Online Poker Negotiations Going Down to Wire in California

An online poker bill in California has been pulled from the floor for final negotiations as the last chance to get it through for 2016 draws near.

Clarifying The Online Poker Landscape in Poland

Poland to only legally offer online poker through a state-owned monopoly, however, the country will allow poker tournaments outside of casinos.

Online Gaming Bill Passes in the Dutch Lower House

The Dutch Lower House passes an online gaming bill which calls for restrictive taxes.

Regulated Online Poker Delayed in Portugal Until At Least November

Regulated online poker delayed in Portugal until at least November as the country considers two proposals.

PokerStars and Full Tilt Exit Slovenia on July 4

PokerStars and Full Tilt exit Slovenia on July 4, 2016.

PokerStars Exits Israel

PokerStars sites business risks as the reason to prohibit real-money gaming to Israeli customers.

NY Assemblyman Pretlow Says Online Poker Bill Didn't Pass Because Not a Game of Skill

NY Assemblyman Gary Pretlow says online poker bill didn't pass because not a game of skill.

New York Assembly and Senate Approve DFS Bill; Online Poker Bill Dead

New York legislature approves a DFS bill while failing to approve an online poker bill. Governor Cuomo has 10 days to sign into law.

Law Passes in Québec to Block Access to Online Gaming Sites; Will It Be Legal?

Québec passes Bill 72 which requires ISPs to block access to online gaming sites. Will a challenge be successful?

New York Senate Passes Online Poker Bill

An online poker bill was passed by the New York Senate and will head to the Assembly for consideration.

Michigan iGaming Bill Passes Senate Committee

The Michigan Senate Committee passes an iGaming bill by an eight to one vote.

Dutch Regulated Online Gaming Delayed for At Least a Year

The KSA reports that the earliest regulated online gaming will take place is more than a year from now.

New York Takes First Step Towards Online Poker Regulation

An online poker bill was reported by the New York Senate Finance Committee to the Senate floor for consideration.

Pair Fined £32,000 For Organising Illegal Poker Tournaments

Pair ordered to pay more than £32,000 after operating illegal poker tournaments in London.

Russian Region Seeks To Fine Online Gamblers

Russian legislators in Tatarstan introduce a bill that would fine customers of unregulated online gaming sites.