Spain’s OHL Increases Stake in €500-Million Madrid Development Project Half-Owned by PokerStars Founder
It is being developed next to the Puerta del Sol square in Madrid and includes buildings formerly occupied by the Banco Santander.In a Monday filing to Spain’s National Securities Market Commission (Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores), OHL said that it would pay €50 million for the 32.
(Image: PokerStars)SECOOP will be open to players in France, Spain, and Portugal, three countries that share liquidity in their online poker markets.The largest examples – both open to those who can play on the global version of the poker site – are the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) and the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP).
Portuguese poker players can celebrate, as they’re now able to share the virtual felt with people in France and Spain.Zoom cash games?
As well as merging players to form a larger playerpool, the new site won’t be charged rake on its PKO MTTs.“The new rake structure means that PKO MTTs on Partypoker rake 50% less than the industry standard.
The French online gaming market is seeing growth across the board, with gross gaming revenues (GGR) increasing by 28 percent over this time last year.The situation is particularly encouraging for the France’s online poker market, which has been the subject of serious struggles in recent years.
After nearly a year-and-a-half, Portuguese regulator Serviço de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos do Turismo de Portugal (SRIJ) has finally approved the technical requirements necessary to share online poker liquidity with neighboring countries.com) Portugal was one of four nations that formed an online poker liquidity alliance in April 2016, along with Spain, France, and Italy.
“Congrats @PokerStars for being the 1st licensed online poker room sharing liquidity in France & Spain,” Alex Dreyfus, a native Frenchman and CEO of Global Poker Index tweeted.Templer’s claims about the need for shared player pools are accurate.
Keeping tabs on this will be one of the main concerns for Spain’s DGOJ, as well as regulators in France, Italy, and Portugal.“On July 6 in Rome, the President of the ARJEL, Charles Coppolani, signed with his Spanish, Italian and Portuguese counterparts a poker sharing agreement.
Exclusive Interview with Spain’s Gambling Regulator ahead of Shared Online Poker Liquidity Project’s Launch
The online poker sector in Europe’s segregated markets is on the threshold of a new era, as first shared online poker tables are slated to go live within the next few weeks.What short-term effects on Spain’s online poker market do you expect from the start of the shared liquidity project?
The French online gambling regulator ARJEL announced on Tuesday that first Franco-Spanish online poker tables will be launched within the next few weeks as part of the initial phase of the shared online poker liquidity project.The launch of Franco-Spanish poker tables comes six months after the gambling regulators of France, Spain, Portugal, and Italy signed the shared liquidity agreement in Rome, Italy to seal their commitment to the scheme.