Partypoker re-enters Czech Republic market

November 26, 2018

Partypoker has re-entered the Czech Republic after exiting the market almost two years ago. The re-entry follows the second International online gambling licence award from the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Finance. In anticipation of its launch the online poker operator has partnered Kings Resort Rozvadov, both of whom hint at ambitious and exciting plans to come. Tom Waters, managing director […]

Partypoker awarded Czech online gambling licence

November 14, 2018

GVC subsidiary PartyPoker has confirmed that it received a licence to operate from the Czech Republic Ministry of Finance this month and is now cleared for operations in the Czech gambling market, where it competes with PokerStars but not many others.. The Czech regulated online gambling market has been open since early January 2017. but […]

Partypoker withdraws czech licence application

May 18, 2017

PartyPoker has advised its Czech clients that it has abandoned its quest for a Czech online gambling licence, with parent group GVC Holdings citing its dissatisfaction with local licensing regulations, which the company claims are not compliant with European Union principles. The company has not closed the door completely, noting that in the event of […]

Partypoker suspends operations in Czech Republic

February 17, 2017

Pending the issue of a licence, PartyPoker has ceased real-money operations in the Czech Republic, blocking deposits but allowing its local players to withdraw funds if they wish. The company is reportedly working with the local regulator to achieve licensing and get back to work, but local laws require it to suspend activity until a […]

Pokerstars gearing up for Czech launch this week

February 14, 2017

Pokerstars spokesman Sam Woods has advised that will be launching on Thursday February 16 following its pioneering achievement of Czech Republic licensing in January this year (see previous  reports). In a press statement, Woods said: “Czech players were last night contacted by email with instructions on how to cashout their existing funds. Czech regulation […]

WSOPE sets up shop in Czech Republic

October 26, 2016

World Series of Poker Europe 2017 has moved to King’s Casino Rozvadov (KCR) in the Czech Republic following a multi-year deal that will see KCR host numerous WSOP-branded events over the next several years. Billed as Europe’s largest poker room, KCR currently offers around 150 poker tables running cash games and tournaments around the clock. […]