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ARJEL: French online gaming tax a heavy burden
posted 5/26/2017  |  source: iGaming Business
French gambling regulator ARJEL shows growth but says "tax system is heavy burden on sector"; Online poker shows encouraging signs but sports betting was only vertical with growth in first quarter
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UK online gaming market continues growth
posted 5/26/2017  |  source: iGaming Business
UK Gambling Commission shows remote gambling sector makes up 32% of overall market with £4.5bn (€5.2bn/$5.8bn) total gross gambling yield for October 2015 to September 2016; Overall gambling industry grew 2.9% from previous year
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Paddy Power Betfair leaves Gibraltar office
posted 5/26/2017  |  source: iGaming Business
Paddy Power Betfair to close office in Gibraltar and relocate operations to another European site; Move said to be means of centralizing services since merger of two companies in February 2016
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Spanish Supreme Court rules against PokerStars
posted 5/26/2017  |  source: iGaming Business
Spanish Supreme Court rules PokerStars operated illegally in Spain following complaint from rival company Codere; No compensation granted for Codere for requested damages; Initial complaint filed in 2011 before PokerStars received Spanish license
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Australia bill pushes out gambling companies
posted 5/26/2017  |  source: IB Times
Eleven amendments to 2001 Interactive Gambling Act will drive offshore gambling companies out of Australian market; Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 will see PokerStars leave market within 30 days of final approval
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ARJEL confirms first online poker agreement in June
posted 5/26/2017  |  source: Casino News Daily
French regulator ARJEL confirms first online poker liquidity agreement to be signed in June; Poker player pools can be merged from France, Portugal, Spain, and Italy with official launch anticipated by end of 2017 or early 2018
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US gambling bill may restore freedom to states
posted 5/26/2017  |  source: CEI
US Rep. Frank Pallone introduces GAME Act for Congress to restore state regulatory rights; Gaming Accountability and Modernization Enhancement (GAME) Act reportedly focused on sports betting will allow states to legalize any form of gambling, offline or online
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 Man: Every hand played is unbelievable!
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: Bonus Code Poker
Florida man provides amazing commentary for every unbelievable hand played at $1/$2 poker table; Every flop, turn, and river proclaimed as unbelievable; Future of 68-year-old as color commentator in flux due to no poker on TV
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Changes coming to Pennsylvania online gaming bill
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: Online Poker Report
Pennsylvania State Rep. George Dunbar expects to amend online gambling bill within next two weeks; Bill likely to change to lower licensing fees and tax rates before bill is approved and sent to Senate for approval again
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Post-merger strategy reaps rewards for GVC
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: SBC News
GVC Holdings announces strong start to 2017 with 13% year-on-year rise in Q1 new gaming revenues of €241 million; Growth across core metrics resulting from ongoing strategy after bwin.party acquisition
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Unibet to trial virtual reality poker game
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: InterGame Online
Unibet parent Kindred partners with Lucky VR to host live virtual reality poker game at Unibet Open Copenhagen; Nine eSports and Twitch stars will compete at virtual table
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Online Poker League could revitalize poker
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: Card Player Lifestyle
Online Poker League enters sixth season, involves tournaments played on various sites like Unibet, William Hill, Sky, Natural8, and PartyPoker; League scoring system awards prizes at end of each season
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EU regulators ignore online poker liquidity
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: Casino News Daily
Latest meeting of European Union gaming regulators shows no mention or update on internet poker liquidity talks; Next informal meeting scheduled for Rome in October
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PokerStars NJSCOOP sets New Jersey record
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: US Poker
PokerStars NJSCOOP series now largest in New Jersey history but experienced trouble; Average event prize pool lower than last year due to more events in 2017; Guarantees more conservative this year, nine events still had overlays
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PA Senate passes online gaming bill
posted 5/25/2017  |  source: Online Poker Report
Pennsylvania Senate passes gambling expansion bill including online poker by 38-12 margin; Bill moves to House for debate and amendments, likely to happen in June
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