France and Spain regulators have revealed that the country's player pools could be merged "within weeks." Portugal and Italy hit delays.
Martin Jacobson, the 2014 WSOP Main Event bracelet winner is the newest sponsored pro at 888poker. Jacobson has earned over $15 million in live winnings.
A European online poker player pool merger could first happen between France and Spain in early 2018 before including Italy and Portugal.
WSOP Hit and Run Day 31: Mohsin Charania Completes Triple Crown with Bracelet Win; Chris Bolek and Max Silver Also Win Bracelets
Mohsin Charania won a bracelet in the $1.5k NL Hold'em, giving him the poker "Triple Crown." Max Silver and Chris Bolek also won bracelets on Thursday.
Portugal's new legislation to allow cross-border online poker traffic has been approved by the European Commission. France and Italy are likely partners.