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partypoker makes Czech market return through King’s Resort

Following a two year hiatus, GVC Holdings’ subsidiary partypoker has confirmed that it will re-enter the Czech Republic online gambling marketplace in partnership with local casino operator King’s Resort Rozvadov.  The licence, granted by the Czech Ministry of Finance, sees partypoker become the second international operator to gain an online gambling licence in the country, allowing it to operate its flagship online poker services. Tom Waters, …

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PGA Tour pens new partnership with partypoker

Online poker brand partypoker has confirmed a new sponsorship agreement with the PGAEuroPro Tour to become the official partner of the golf brand in 2019. The deal sees partypoker gain branding rights at EuroPro Tour events taking place next year and across EuroPro Tour promotional material, in addition to social media campaigns. In addition, partypoker will send four teams to participate in the EuroPro Tour 2019 …

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GVC’s partypoker announces lobby & table upgrades designed on player feedback

GVC Holdings online poker subsidiary partypoker has concluded a set of enhancements to the look and feel of its product lobby and tables, having received feedback from a large segment of its players. Updating its player base, partypoker management stated that it wanted to ‘improve the player experience, especially for those playing longer poker sessions’. Notable changes to its poker …

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GVC appoints Mike Sexton as PartyPoker Chairman

Updating the market, FTSE-listed online gambling group GVC Holdings has announced the appointment of Mike Sexton as the new Chairman of its PartyPoker subsidiary. Sexton has been involved with PartyPoker since 2009 acting as the brands ambassador and representing the poker room through his lead commentary of World Poker Tour (WPT) events.   Sexton is considered a leading authority on …

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Partypoker confirms John Duthie as President of new live tour

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John Duthie, the founder and former CEO of the European Poker Tour (EPT), has agreed a five-year deal to become President of partypoker’s new poker tour, partypoker LIVE. The new live global tour was only announced in January of this year. As a poker player, Duthie has over $3.2 million in live tournament winnings and won the inaugural Poker Million …

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partypoker commits to biggest ever LIVE poker tour

GVC Holdings subsidiary partypoker has stated its commitment to ‘live poker’ announcing the launch of its new ‘partypoker LIVE’ global tour in 2017 with a number of headline events featuring Million $ prizepools. The LIVE global tour will make its first stop in Quebec Canada at the Playground Poker Club featuring a guaranteed prizepool of CAD $1 million for the …

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Golan Shaked confirms exit as bwin.party Director of Games

Golan Shaked Group Director of Games for bwin.party Entertainment confirmed last week to industry news source EGR Magazine that he will depart the operator as soon as it completes its acquisition by GVC Holdings. EGR Magazine reports that Shaked was offered to retain his senior executive role within the new merged enterprise, however the long term serving group director has …

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