Legal & Regulatory News

Reel Spain, the Spanish subsidiary of PokerStars and Full Tilt operator Rational Group, has secured provisional licences to launch blackjack and roulette products in the regulated Spanish online gaming market.

According to Spain's gambling regulator, La Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), Reel Spain submitted its licence applications for the two games in March this year and received approval late last week.

It marks the first time that Rational Group has sought to launch non-poker products in a regulated market, with its casino offering currently only available on its site.

Rational Group, which is set to be acquired by Amaya, has been working to expand its product range, with a foray into casino gaming underway and social casino and sports betting projects planned for 2015.