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USA Online Poker news

Land-based casino groups’ CEOs not against online poker

A couple of land-based casinos’ CEOs told Bloomberg TV that they have nothing against online poker regulation. If online poker is quite often pointed out as being a threat to land-based casinos, a couple of international casino groups CEOs do not agree totally with this statement. “Online poker is essential to my company and I think that we should be able to offer thi... Read more goes live in Nevada

Caesars Interactive Entertainment, the biggest land-based casino group in the US is launching its website today in Nevada on the 888 Holdings platform. 12,000 players are already pre-registered. This online real money poker room will be available to Nevada residents providing that they are more than 21 years old and to the 40 million visitors that come ... Read more


Delaware published regulations

After legalizing intra-state online gambling more than a year ago, Delaware has now published regulations for administering the practice in the State. Delaware is one of the three states that have recently legalized intra-state online gambling alongside Nevada and New Jersey. Its centralized system is due to be regulated by the Delaware State Lottery but operate... Read more


Utimate Poker goes live in Nevada

Ultimate Poker, a majority-owned subsidiary of Station Casinos LLC, has launched real money online poker on its website, becoming the first operator in the United States to offer legal and secure online poker. Exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Ultimate Poker offers a secure online poker experience to anyone ov... Read more


PokerStars launches US-facing free-to-play app

PokerStars has launched a free-to-play mobile app in the US for iOS and Android devices: The app, which is also available to download in all market, pools liquidity from smartphone and tablet users acros... Read more


888 awarded online license in Nevada

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888 Holdings has been granted an online license by the Nevada Gaming Commission, becoming the first overseas-based online gambling service provided licensed in Nevada. The Nevada Gaming Commission also authorized the G... Read more


888 should be granted a license in Nevada next week

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888Poker and Treasure Islands are expected to receive licenses for online poker, which would allow them to operate under 888Poker brand once technology is approved. Both companies, which are set to be heard next week ... Read more


Texas is eying on online poker

A three-page bill, which would authorize Texas to license online poker operators with the passing of federal online poker legislation, is expected to be voted in November in Texas. If approved after public ballot early November named « The constitutional amendment to authorize online poker gaming regulated under federal law », the Joint Resolution introduced yest... Read more


New York is considering legalizing online poker

Senate co-leaders Jeff Klein and Dean Skelos have proposed the régulation of online poker as part of this year’s budget, reports eGRMagazine. New York State’s Senate and Assembly both passed non-binding versions of a budget yesterday. « The Senate supports authorizing and regulating Internet gaming for games of skill, including poker, to reflect changes in the cl... Read more


PokerStars reponds to the AGA in New Jersey

PokerStars’ parent company Rational Group US Holdings Inc. has a letter with New Jersey gambling regulators in opposition to the Petition for Participation which has been filed by the American Gaming Association (AGA). ... Read more


Pennsylvania could be the next state to legalize online poker

After Delaware, Nevada and Delaware, proposed legislation for intra-state online poker is ready in Pennsylvania and expected to be introduced in the middle of this week. The proposed legislation’s licensing procedure would only consider operators that already hold land-based table and slot licenses. Moreover, all be games would have to be run via existing websites... Read more


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