Playtech looking for new licences to face falling poker revenue

PlaytechPlaytech has released its financial result for the first 6 months of the year with an impressive performance that has been slightly overshadow by the poor performance of its poker network iPoker.

The online poker sector had been declining for the past few months and the company is looking at a real-money mobile platform and welcoming new skins wiling to join the network to boost revenue.

Early this week Everst Poker has announced is willing to join iPoker network. Everest Poker is shutting down its independent poker room and joining iPoker as their two poker rooms operating in France and internationally have lost about 40% of their cash game traffic. Analysts have determined that joining iPoker would mean a possible 20% boost to players numbers on the network.

Also Betfair that operates on the Ongame network is reportedly looking for a new home and sector experts are confident Playtech could be the one.

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