Friday March 20,2015 :  WINAMAX CUTS OFF ITALIAN PLAYERS
 
French online poker provider denies access due to lack of Italian licence.
 
The popular French online poker provider Winamax, which is not licensed in Italy but is nevertheless widely used by Italian players who have found workarounds, has advised that it will in future block action emanating from Italy.
 
In a communication to Italian players this week, the online poker provider advised:
 
"Because of the Italian legalization on gaming, we can not allow you to access our platform. The funds in your account have been paid into your bank account.
 
"We appreciate you have chosen us as a poker room, and our hope is that you have enjoyed playing on Winamax. If the laws of your country regarding online poker will change and will allow you to play on Winamax, we will be happy to again welcome you. We wish you good luck for the future."