Tag Archives: 5050poker
- PokerStars moves German players to dot.eu; 5050poker delists; SCOOP schedule out
July 18, 2012
PokerStars has made it mandatory that German citizens play using the dot.eu domain. The change, reported by Poker Strategy, comes into effect on July 19 and only involves German-based players and not those using a German-based service in other countries. Player usernames won’t be affected with accounts moving over just...
- 188Bet exits Germany; Italy sports bet slump; Microgaming didn’t fine 5050Poker
July 6, 2012
The first casualty of Germany’s new state and federal spots betting regime is Isle of Man-licensed operator 188Bet, which announced it will no longer accept German players effective July 4. Pending wagers placed before July 5 will be honored, but German player accounts will be closed July 18 and their...
- 5050Poker board claims ignorance of book-cooking; Bet365 on Belgium blacklist
July 4, 2012
The board of directors of 5050Poker Holding AB, the parent outfit of formerly Malta-licensed online poker operator 5050Poker, has issued a grim statement to shareholders regarding its investigation into the sudden collapse of the company last month. The statement claims that 5050Poker’s operational costs had “for a long time exceeded...
- News briefs: Skrill buys Paysafecard; 5050poker licence suspended; Microgaming releases slot; Gala Coral new creative agency
June 28, 2012
Payment provider Skrill (formerly Moneybookers) has agreed to purchase Austrian firm paysafecard.com. The former, which is majority owned by Investcorp, is paying €140 million for the firm, according to Bloomberg, and combined it will give them 27 million end users. Paysafecard.com provides prepaid vouchers that allow consumers to shop online,...
- Microgaming officially terminates 5050Poker agreement
June 26, 2012
Online gambling software outfit Microgaming has officially terminated the contract of its former online poker network skin 5050Poker Ltd. “with immediate effect.” In a statement released Monday, Microgaming claimed to have given the Sweden-based 5050Poker “over a week” to rectify a previously unspecified material breach of its contract, which Microgaming...
- Revolution/Lock Poker’s Jennifer Larson stiffs affiliate, cuts him off for protesting
June 24, 2012
Online poker room 5050Poker issued a statement this week saying it had decided “to establish a balance sheet for liquidation purposes.” The move follows the Microgaming Poker Network’s decision to (initially) limit 5050Poker’s players to a maximum of two simultaneous tables (from their previous limit of 10) and then to...
The poker network dilemma – Jennifer Larson/Lock Poker case study
December 4, 2010
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September 16, 2017
Lock Poker cancels player withdrawals, insists ‘all is well’
April 27, 2013