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Are Sweeping Changes Ahead for Online Gamblers in the UK?

A report released by a Parliamentary Group investigating gambling harm contains proposals that could significantly change the online gambling landscape in the UK.

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UKGC Report Identifies Increase in At Risk Child Gamblers

Despite a decline in the percentage of children gambling, the percentage of 11-16 years olds at risk of developing a gambling problem has doubled in two years.

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Upcoming Feature Tournaments at Intertops Poker

Intertops Poker is hosting three feature tournaments over the coming weeks to celebrate events such as the birth of Oscar Wilde and the Rumble in the Jungle.

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Microgaming to Close MPN Network Next Year

The software development company has announced it is going to pull the plug on its poker network but claims “this is not the end for poker at Microgaming”.

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German Regulation Likely to Drive Players Offshore

New online gambling regulations in Germany are likely to drive players offshore, which will mean more money on the tables at offshore poker sites.

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Would a Credit Card Ban Help Solve Problem Gambling?

New Zealand is the latest country to consider banning credit cards for online gambling deposits. But would a ban help solve the problem gambling issue?

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Party Poker Plans to Enforce Min 100x Buy-In for Cash Games

Party Poker has announced plans to enforce a minimum 100x Big Blind buy-in for cash games. The change is expected to be implemented by the end of June.

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Is Ignition Poker Trying to Tempt WPN´s Jackpot Players?

Ignition Poker has launched a special edition Jackpot Sit and Go game ostensibly to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the WSOP. But is this really the case?

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WPN Makes Significant Changes to Venom Steps Promotion

Having allegedly given away almost $500,000 in free tickets, the Winning Poker Network has made significant changes to its Venom Steps promotion.

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DOJ Wire Act Court Case Likely to go to Supreme Court

The Judge presiding over a legal challenge to the DOJ´s revised Wire Act interpretation has admitted the case is likely to go all the way to the Supreme Court.

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EGBA Claims 75% of Portuguese Betting in Unregulated Market

The EGBA has called on the Portuguese government to review how it taxes online gambling – claiming 75% of gamblers get their action in unregulated markets.

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Important Changes to Winning Poker Network´s Venom Event

The Winning Poker Network´s Venom event will be a multi-day tournament, with satellite qualifiers automatically seated at the beginning of a rescheduled Day 1A.