European poker market getting tougher

October 26, 2014

888 chief executive officer Brian Mattingley gave his thoughts on the industry in an interview with the poker information site Pokerfuse this week, saying that although he remained confident on the ultimate future of the business, there could be tough times ahead due to changes on the regulatory scene, unlicensed operators and the economic uncertainties […]

888 targets an interstate online poker launch

August 30, 2014

Following on the heels of its stated plans to build a shared player pool with online poker operators licensed in Nevada (see previous reports), 888 Holdings has announced that it has inter-state ambitions as well. The online gambling company, which has become increasingly active in the nascent US online poker market, has unveiled plans to […]

888 chief says Pokerstars may have an unfair advantage in the U.S.

August 26, 2014

888 Holdings chief executive Brian Mattingley has again spoken out on the possible arrival of Pokerstars in the US online poker market, commenting that whilst his company and its partners are more than ready to compete with the world’s biggest internet and mobile poker provider, there are questions around its advantage of several years in […]

Online poker network for Nevada?

July 10, 2014

A planned interactive gaming system that could house online poker websites for multiple casinos, potentially increasing the player pool in Nevada, has been initially approved by the Nevada Gaming Control Board and is now before the Nevada Gaming Commission for final approval towards the end of July. The Las Vegas Review Journal reports that the […]

Important U.S. TV deal for 888’s AAPN

June 28, 2014

The popular television production Poker Night in America has announced an official sponsorship agreement with the All-American Poker Network (AAPN), which will see 888poker and Avenue Capital Group, a top US investments firm, sponsor Poker Night in America broadcasts. 888 and Avenue Capital are partners in the All-American Poker Network enterprise. Poker Night in America, […]