Additional real money poker apps hit the Google Play Store. Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet claims now looking at disputed petitions. Find these stories and more in the Wednesday Hit and Run.

More Real Money Poker Apps Available in the Google Play Store

Thanks to recently relaxed rules in the Google Play store, a handful of real money poker apps have went live in the Android-based store. PokerStars, partypoker and 888 are among the Android apps that are now available in the Google Play store in a limited testing to players located in the United Kingdom, Ireland and France. The influx of new apps have come as a result of policy changes made in July.

Despite not offering apps in the Google Play store, many poker rooms still had apps available, but those apps had to be downloaded directly from the poker room and came with a security warning. After the July decision, Android poker apps were slow to be launched in the Google Play store, but a handful of sportsbetting and casino apps went live during August. was the first to go live with a real money poker app, followed by,, Full Tilt Poker, partypoker and 888.

Quick Hitters

– With the September 7th deadline come and gone to submit remission claims, Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet Claims process will now move on to disputed petitions next. Poker players hope to be paid within weeks.

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