Nevada Creates History; Becomes First US State to Legalize Online Poker

February 25, 2013

After months of debate and speculation, it is Nevada that has beat out other states such as New Jersey to be the first in the US to legalize online real money poker. Until recently, it was New Jersey that was constantly in the news and who, industry pundits predicted would be the first, especially after Governor Christie confirmed that he would sign the bill provided a few amendments were made. Read more

Delaware to Consider Internet Real Money Poker Partnerships with Europe and Nevada

February 19, 2013

Delaware is one of the few US states, apart from Nevada and New Jersey that supports offering online real money poker services to its residents. However, the US state is not populous enough to benefit from these services. Delaware is said to have a population of less than 950,000. In lieu of this, gaming officials and lawmakers in Nevada are considering forging partnerships with Europe and Nevada. Read more

New Jersey could be First US State to Offer Legalized Online Poker

February 15, 2013

New Jersey has suddenly been put on the map as it appears that online poker could be legalized in the state within a few months. Last week, Gov. Christie vetoed the internet poker bill, but stated that a signature will be provided if certain amendments are made to the piece of legislature. While the online gambling industry became exuberant as the news became public, the majority was shocked at this development. Read more

Online Poker Bill Finally Approved in New Jersey

February 12, 2013

After the much controversy over the online poker bill in New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie decided to approve the bill. Christie vetoed in favor of the bill but he requested the sponsors of the bill to make a few amendments to it. Christie stated that the state of New Jersey was ready to accept such a change, and thus he decided to vote in favor of the bill. Read more

2012 – Good Year for 888’s Poker Rooms

February 4, 2013

A popular name in the online poker industry, 888 saw a substantial increase in its poker revenues towards the end of 2012. The last three months of 2012 were very beneficial for the company, as its poker revenues increased by nearly a third in these months. The analysts of the online poker industry are amazed by the success that the company has recorded during the last year. This is because, none of the experts expected the company to fair so well, and the revenue collections of 888 have pleasantly surprised all of them. Read more