Spain's online gambling revenue jumps 40% in Q2 on World Cup strength, but online poker suffers sequential decline despite new liquidity sharing options.
Spain's regulated online gambling market reports strong growth across nearly all verticals in Q1, led by poker cash games and tournament revenue.
France's gaming regulator okays two more sites for online poker liquidity sharing: PartyPoker and local race betting operator Pari Mutuel Urban.
French gaming regulator ARJEL okays online poker liquidity sharing by online gambling licensees Betclic Everest Group and Kindred Group.
GVC Holdings' flagship poker brand PartyPoker to launch cross-border liquidity pooling between French and Spanish sites "in the coming months."
French gaming regulator ARJEL approves Winamax sharing online poker liquidity with the three other regulated markets who inked a liquidity pact last summer.
Portugal's gaming regulator publishes official regulations governing cross-border online poker liquidity sharing with France, Spain and Italy.
Italy and Portugal reaffirm their commitment to joining their four-way online poker liquidity sharing pool with France and Spain.
PokerStars' new France-Spain shared liquidity pool now open to players outside those markets who register via PokerStars.es.
Spain's Official State Gazette publishes new online poker liquidity sharing rules, which take effect on Tuesday, January 16.