Portugal PokerStars Site Functional Now

Online poker site in Portugal of PokerStars is ready to launch off finally.

The project was in the offing for quite a while with PokerStars working with the licensing and regulatory authorities in the country to get their regional website in this country operational. Indeed, PokerStars being owned by Amaya Gaming Inc. have been expanding its operations in the different European countries. From having established its presence in countries like France, UK, Bulgaria and others, the latest news is that casino license as well as licenses for online poker in Portugal has been won by PokerStars recently.

The gaming overseers in this country were looking into the different aspects of the casino and online poker site before they could provide their formal approval for the same. After all the aspects of the website and its intended operations were approved, the company can now officially launch the website for the country, Pokerstars.pt. Indeed, country wise operations are necessary as the regulations in every country are different when it comes to cash games and online gaming and gambling opportunities.


USA TODAY and Global Poker Index seals multi-year deal

Global Poker Index live poker’s top ranking agency, has signed a multi-year content collaboration with the USA TODAY Sports Media Group that would see USA TODAY Sports arrange a committed poker portal circumventing the GPI and a lot of its initiatives.
Global Poker Index’s CEO Alexandre Dreyfus told that they are very happy to be declaring this multi-year content deal with USA TODAY Sports. The partnership would provide an important platform to show their innovative new events and to promote the players ranked in Global Poker Index.
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