Pokerstars, the largest poker site of the world could be exiting from Australia in some coming weeks.
At the time of the first quarter earnings call on 12th of May 12, the PokerStars’s parent company Amaya, said that the company will closely and minutely monitoring the situation in Australia. As if now, PokerStars is letting the Australians play games that involve real-money, but the policy could change by this July.
Chief financial officer of the company Daniel Sebag said. “If the legislation that has been proposed by the government is enacted in Australia, then we will block the players in that market,” “According to our current estimate the legislation that has been proposed could be considered in the last of May, and it this will happen then we would block the players in the market of Australia nearly 30 days thereafter.” The parliament of the country approved the rules of online gaming in late March. If the rules will be made the law and enacted, then it would restrict the citizens of the country to play on offshore real-money poker platforms.Comments closed