Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: PokerStars

PokerStars to cut IoM staff, citing international headwinds

PokerStars IoM cut
Trouble in international poker markets has led the Stars Group to reduce its head count on on the Isle of Man - while the local government assures..

Fox Bet sends Stars’ stock soaring

Fox Bet
Emulating the acquisitive power of PokerStars, TSG’s new JV with Fox will see the launch of one free-to-play betting app “to build a network” across every

There he goes: Luckbox CEO Lars Lien talk esports and the future

Lars Lien
When a mutual friend suggested I should “come and meet Lars, you’ll be glad you did”, I must confess my mind wandered. Lars Ulrich, drummer of Metallica? Lars Lagerback, manager of the Iceland football team that dumped England out of Euro 2016? As a fan of neither, I was…

Portugal boosts PokerStars’ player pool

Portugal has joined the European shared liquidity market, after signing an agreement in July 2017 with France, Spain and Italy to facilitate an international player pool. Portugal’s official inclusion, ahead of an anticipated active…

Portugal boosts PokerStars’ player pool

Portugal has joined the European shared liquidity market, after signing an agreement in July 2017 with France, Spain and Italy to facilitate an international player pool. Portugal’s official inclusion, ahead of an anticipated active involvement of Italy,

Fresh8 targets sports betting ads with BetStars

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The ad specialist Fresh8 Gaming has partnered with BetStars to deliver a programmatic push to the sports betting brand’s marketing campaigns.   BetStars, the sports betting arm of PokerStars, will collaborate with Fresh8 to deliver personalised adverts to individual users and segments. The specialist claim the ads are auto-built on delivery ensuring that the BetStars message is always highly relevant to...

NetEnt invites Spanish operators to the table

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NetEnt adds table games to Spanish content portfolio as it celebrates second anniversary in the growing market.   The digital gaming solutions provider, NetEnt, has confirmed it will add table games to its portfolio in Spain as the company marks its second anniversary in the regulated territory. bet365, Bwin, Gamesys, PokerStars, and are among NetEnt’s online casino partners that will benefit...

Usain Bolt sprints into PokerStars partnership

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The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has confirmed he will become and ambassador for PokerStars alongside his friend, comedian Kevin Hart.   Olympic champion Usain Bolt, will promote the game of poker as part of a new partnership with PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. brand. The eight-time Olympic gold medallist announced his new partnership via a social media exchange with his friend and...

Spanish Supreme Court rules in favour of Codere

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In the online gaming legal battle between Codere and Pokerstars, the Spanish Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the former on the grounds of unfair competition.    the conduct of the defendant was not isolated, but was generalized in the market and fully tolerated by the competent administrative gaming authorities Spain’s highest Court partially ruled in favor of the lawsuit filed...

Kevin Hart partners with PokerStars to change face of poker

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Hollywood celebrity, Kevin Hart, announced he would be collaborating with PokerStars in a press conference alongside Daniel Negreanu in Monte Carlo.   Comedian Kevin Hart has confirmed a partnership with PokerStars, an Amaya Inc, brand, to promote the game of poker and introduce PokerStars, the world’s largest online poker site, to new audiences. In a hastily called press conference in Monaco during...

Amaya and Baazov part ways after acquisition talks

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David Baazov, former CEO of PokerStars parent Amaya, has ended his bid to acquire the firm after failing to come to agreement on share price.   Amaya, the owner of the largest online poker network in the world, has confirmed that it has ended talks with former CEO David Baazov over a potential acquisition of the firm. In a statement released to...

Regulating online gaming: A win-win deal

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With Pokerstars the headline sponsor of this year’s Brazilian Gaming Congress, Eric Hollreiser, vice president of corporate communications for Amaya and PokerStars, offers his perspective on the benefits of regulation in the LatAm region.   Online gaming has become big global business over the last decade and it’s only set to grow larger. We believe that sensible regulation at the federal...

Amaya’s former exec restores confidence in troubled purchase bid

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Amaya’s share price went through the wringer again this month as its co-founder ploughs on with his turbulent bid to take the company private. The enigmatic co-founder of PokerStars’ parent company Amaya has restored confidence in his somewhat knotty attempt to take the $6.7bn company private, after one of his named backers denied involvement. David Baazov first made his bid known...

Economist outlines the pros and cons for gaming investment in Brazil

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The Brazilian Gaming Congress has announced that the country’s renowned economist and TV broadcaster Ricardo Amorim will be a key note speaker at next week’s event.   Well-known Brazilian economist and television broadcaster Ricardo Amorim has been confirmed as a key note speaker at the upcoming Brazilian Gaming Congress (BgC). Ricardo Amorim will provide a bird’s eye view on the investment climate in...

Pokerstars named as headline sponsors of Brazil Gaming Congress

Betting Business Brazil Gaming Congress
Brazil Gaming Congress announces headlines sponsor ahead of November opening. Pokerstars have been confirmed as the headline sponsors of the forthcoming Brazil Gaming Congress (BgC) which opens on November 21. BgC will address a wide range of issues including: taxation for online gaming in Brazil and how to set the right models to generate revenue to the state and to...

NYX cements international reputation with Romanian PokerStars launch

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Digital content supplier NYX has joined several other gaming companies in the rush to expand into Romania with a new deal with PokerStars for its award-winning Open Gaming System.   NYX Gaming Group, one of the leading content and technology supplier to lotteries, casinos and gaming operators across the globe, has announced the Romanian launch of their award-winning Open Gaming System...

Playtech and PokerStars extend relationship with content deal

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World's largest poker brand to launch industry's leading slot games. Playtech, the world's leading omni-channel gaming software and services supplier, has signed a content agreement with PokerStars, extending its existing relationship with the world's largest online poker site and one of the fastest growing online casinos. PokerStars has gone live on desktop and mobile with a variety of Playtech titles, including...

Edict provides new casino games to PokerStars and Full Tilt

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Edict Gaming has signed a partnership with Amaya, the owner of poker and casino brands PokerStars and Full Tilt, to provide new casino games to their players. Through the new agreement, Edict’s Game Bridge will deliver a new suite of games to players, allowing PokerStars and Full Tilt to easily integrate Merkur slots within their existing game portfolio. This is a...