PokerStars and Full Tilt obtain license for UK
Poker Stars and Full Tilt have been officially recognized by the UK Gambling Commission approved are now entitled fully of offering their games in the UK. The Authority and all controls in relation to financial stability, responsible gaming, corporate structure previously under a temporary license, have considered the two poker rooms that operated and legality of their offer existed in other regulated markets. Amaya’s Head of Corporate Communications Eric welcomed the decision of the UKGC and said that the company “is very pleased to have received the license in the UK, a large and growing market.
According Hollreiser, since now Amaya the legal operation in the UK can be sure the group will continue to invest in order to strengthen the position of its existing poker brands and to increase their popularity in the areas of casino and sports betting. We will continue to build on its leading position in the PokerStars Poker in the UK and intend to use our extensive know-how in order to become the market leader in casino and sports betting,” continued Hollreiser.
Hollreiser added that the decision of the UKGC has shown that Amaya’s commitment to consumer protection and the highest safety standards “represents the strength of our platform and regulatory approach to the test.”