Partypoker to benefit from European shared poker player pool

June 1, 2018

The French gambling group Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) which operates on the PartyPoker network, has announced that it will launch into the joint liquidity pool of France, Spain and Portugal next Monday. “Starting Monday, June 4th, the table sharing with Spain will be effective on PMU Poker. As good news never comes alone, we take […]

Pokerstars launch shared pools between Portugal, France and Spain

May 23, 2018

Poker Players in Portugal are now able to play against French and Spanish players following Portuguese authorities green lighting the country’s participation and PokerStars is first off the mark, offering a shared poker pool between the three countries. “We have worked hard to become the first operator to bring the benefits of shared liquidity to […]

New Jersey joins Nevada and Delaware shared poker player pool on May 1

April 25, 2018

The Delaware and Nevada shared player pool project is set to receive a significant boost on May 1 when the populous state of New Jersey joins, bringing to fruition a Multi-State Internet Gaming Agreement signed last fall. Delaware Lottery Director Vernon Kirk told local media outlets Tuesday that bringing New Jersey on board will contribute […]

More European player pool sharing licenses awarded

April 7, 2018

French online gambling regulator ARJEL has announced two more shared player pool licensees, authorising B.E.S. SAS and Pari-Mutuel Urbain (PMU) to offer their services to the shared online poker player pool agreed by France, Spain, Italy and Portugal, although the latter two nations have yet to implement the agreement fully (see previous reports). B.E.S. SAS […]

Pokerstars scores shared player pool success with French and Spanish tournament series

March 1, 2018

PokerStars has announced the completion of the FRESH (France Espania Hold’em) Series, the first joint poker tournament series offered to both French and Spanish players following the launch of the shared player pool between the two previously ring-fenced markets. The FRESH Series beat guarantees and attracted thousands of French and Spanish players to PokerStars’ online […]

Winamax almost ready to join French-Spanish shared poker player pool

February 27, 2018

Top French online poker operator Winamax has been extolling the virtues of its operational promotions and offers as it nears approval by the Spanish regulator that will enable it to enter the French-Spanish shared poker player pool. Winamax has launched new website Winamax.ES in the Spanish language to show off its brand and promotions in […]

Last hurdle to Portuguese poker liquidity project cleared

February 20, 2018

Portuguese online poker fans could soon be joining those of France and Spain in a shared player project that has been in development for years following an agreement to share players by France, Spain, Italy and Portugal. France and Spain has already implemented their side of the agreement, with PokerStars the first operator into the […]

Winamax to leverage shared poker liquidity

February 9, 2018

Online gambling operator Winamax has been approved by the French gambling regulator ARJEL to participate in online poker shared liquidity pools, currently with Portugal and Spain. Winamax became the second licensee to receive the approval following closely in PokerStars’ footsteps (see previous InfoPowa report).

Pokerstars releases details on costs for shared French-Spanish player pools

January 25, 2018

With France and Spain now fully committed to shared player pools, and PokerStars leading the operator charge into this new dispensation, The Stars Group’s director of poker operations, Severin Rasset explained the objectives and issues the company faces – chiefly as regards Southern European pricing. The detailed rationale behind the pricing structure is explained in […]