(Chicago, Illinois).- Poker Night in America, the high stakes poker series that airs every Monday & Sunday on CBS Sports Network, is heating up the social poker market with its unique new Poker Night in America app based on its hit TV show. Now social poker players can enjoy participating in the same poker action they watch on Poker Night as played by the game’s best players and celebrities.
(US).- World Series of Poker and MMAG Group have announced the launch of SHOP.WSOP.com. This new e-commerce platform is your source for the exclusive licensed merchandise and apparel of The World Series of Poker.
(United States).- The 125 poker tables in the state of Indiana raked a combined $1.8 million last month, according to figures from state gambling regulators. That was more or less unchanged from the $1.86 million raked in March 2016, the state data shows.
(Canada).- After a small hiatus Bodog is ready to start making waves in online poker once again. Bodog recently sold their successful network to a Hong Kong-based consortium, PayWaingLuo. But, with recent opportunities opening up in the LatAm region, have decided to take the plunge in the region, using the software that made Bodog famous in the poker industry for encouraging recreational players rather than sharks.
(London).- International Game Technology PLC (NYSE:IGT) ("IGT") announced that it has signed a four-year contract extension to enhance the suite of interactive multichannel poker products it provides to AB Svenska Spel, the Company´s lottery customer in Sweden and operator of the world´s fifth-largest ring-fenced market poker site according to pokerscout.com. Svenska Spel is exercising a four-year extension provided under its contract with IGT signed as part of a competitive procurement in 2013.
(Stockholm).- NYX Gaming Group Limited (TSX VENTURE: NYX) (“NYX”), a market leading content and technology supplier to lotteries, casinos and gaming operators across the globe, today announced the Romanian launch of their award-winning Open Gaming System (OGS) in the newly regulated market. PokerStars’ new domain, PokerStars.RO, will deliver NYX digital gaming content to Romanian players.
(India).- Legal poker in Kerala, one of India’s largest regions, could soon become a reality thanks to the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF). At present, the game of poker is classified as a gambling activity and therefore banned within the region under the terms of the Kerala Gaming Act, 1960.
(Isle of Man).- okerStars has expanded its sports betting offering with the launch of BetStars.fr, an Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX; AYA) brand. The beta version is now available to French sports bettors online at BetStars.fr, on iOS and Android mobile devices, and in the PokerStars.fr desktop client.