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Playtech signs deal with Austrian poker network win2day

Omni-channel gaming software and services supplier, Playtech, has agreed terms with win2day to take over supply of Austria’s regulated online poker network.   The initial three-year deal will see Playtech work closely with the Austrian Lotteries and Casinos Austria-owned win2day brand to replace existing suppliers and deliver a bespoke desktop and mobile-enabled poker platform for the country’s only regulated network.  Playtech …

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partypoker announces Carl ‘The Cobra’ Froch as new Brand Ambassador

Four time world Super Middle Weight Champion Carl ‘The Cobra’ Froch has been announced as partypoker’s new brand ambassador. With Froch on-board as ambassador, partypoker announced that it would be giving 99 poker players the chance to knock the champ out and win a share of $100,000 Furthermore Froch unveiled partypoker’s new tournament schedule for the ‘partypoker Power Series’, with …

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Playtech pushes on with Q3 revenue rise

Industry supplier Playtech has posted a 47% increase in revenues for the third quarter with increases in all divisions, apart from poker. The growth has been boosted by the company’s recent acquisitions, the figure would be around half if they were discounted, but it still represents impressive progress for the firm. Regulated revenues accounted for over half of group revenues …

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partypoker rolls out ecology changes

partypoker has commenced the roll-out of its planned ‘ecology changes’ aimed at improving its poker product environment for new and recreational players. The introduced changes are part of the operators Poker for the People’ campaign. The operator’s product team announced that the following changes had come into effect Players wishing to wait for a cash game will join the room-wide …

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PokerStars opens betting markets on World Championship of Online Poker

PokerStars has announced that it is taking bets on the winner of the World Championship of Online Poker $51,000 Super High Roller event, which takes place 20-21 September. Team PokerStars Pros Daniel ‘KidPoker’ Negreanu and Jason Mercier, along with Chris ‘Moorman1’ Moorman, who has more than $6.5m in cashes at PokerStars, are the current early favourites at odds of 13.00 …

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Meless named Greatest Poker Player in the Universe

Dmitrijs ‘PokahPPL’ Meless has been named ‘The Greatest Poker Player in the Universe’ after competing in the very first Universal Championship of Poker tournament series (UCOP), organised by MPN. Over the course of 12 events, the series attracted thousands of players from over 100 different countries, awarding over €240,000 in cash prizes to the winners. One of the unique features …

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FML Group takes on BetConstruct portfolio

Industry supplier BetConstruct has announced a new partner agreement in the Caribbean region. The FML Group was founded in 1999 and is one of the largest gaming companies in the Bahamas with operations also in the Turks & Caicos, Haiti, St. Maarten and Bermuda. BetConstruct has agreed to provide the FML Group with Sportsbook, Virtual Sports, Skill Games and Poker. …

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Playtech merges poker rake values following introduction of its SBR system

iGaming technology and platform supplier Playtech has announced that it has merged its two-tier poker rake system into one unit. Playtech’s iPoker network hopes to gain stronger player liquidity for its clients in the competitive online poker space. Playtech poker management state that the merged tiers were approved following the successful introduction of its Source Based Rake (SBR) system this …

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bettingexpert launches Bookmaker Finder feature

Super affiliate bettingexpert.com has developed a simple new interface that will allow punters to find the bookie bonuses that are relevant to them. Called Bookmaker Finder, the new product allows users to search for the type of bonuses that they want from a database of over 30 bookmakers. It also provides payout comparisons across 9 of the most popular UK …

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PokerStars acquisition rockets Amaya performance

Toronto listed Amaya Gaming the operating company of PokerStars and Full Tilt online gaming brands has reported opening Q1 2015 revenues of CAD $340 million(£180 million) (Q1 2014: CAD $12.8 million) as the operator incorporates the corporate performance of its acquired brands. Amaya Gaming who has sold non -ore assets in early 2015, to concentrate on expanding its PokerStars and …

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