Swedish Regulator Victorious Over Gambling Advert Bans

2018-09-07
5-year old case upheld by Sweden's Court of Appeal The five year legal fight between Swedish media outlets Aftonbladet and Expressen and gambling regulator Lotteriinspektionen has finally been settled by Sweden's Court of Appeal... and the outcome was not positive...

Stars Group Axes iDeal Payments Solution For Dutch Players

2018-09-07
Is local payments provider a trigger for action by Kansspelautoriteit? Dutch players have reported receiving emails from The Stars Group advising them that it is withdrawing the local payment provider facility iDeal from Dutch players. The operators explained in its...

Mybet Shutters Online Sportsbook

2018-09-07
Players' deposits safe due to Malta Gaming Authority regulations Following its announcement on August 17 that it had applied for insolvency with the local court of Charlottenburg, online gambling group MyBet Holdings revealed Tuesday that it has decided to shutter...

More Guerilla Marketing From Paddy Power Betfair

2018-08-31
Pope's visit to Ireland creates an irreverent but amusing opportunity for some typical PPB fun Paddy Power Betfair's penchant for provocative, amusing and above all eye-catching marketing was in evidence again this week as Ireland prepared to receive its first...

Poker in the News — Weekly Round-up for August 31, 2018

2018-08-31
French Amateur Poker Player Wins Major EPT Tournament Jean-René Fontaine from Reunion bests a field heavily populated by professional players The Euro 1,100 buy-in European Poker Tour National in Barcelona has been taken down by French amateur player Jean-René Fontaine...