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Ultimate Gaming Shuts Down Historic Nevada Online Poker Site
20/11/14

Ultimate Gaming’s online poker gamble in the Silver State didn’t strike gold. After making history as the first legal US based online poker website since the Department of Justice paved the way for such possibilities in December of 2011, Ultimate Poker is shutting its virtual doors. The site had been in existence roughly 19 months. […]

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PPA Predicts Poker Grinders in CA Will Have Legal Internet Poker in Early 2014
07/10/13

Organizations like the PPA, the Poker Players Alliance, are staffed by individuals with the interests of America’s poker grinders at heart. John Pappas is the Executive Director of the PPA, and he was recently quoted after conversations with several US state legislators held in New York that he believes that by “the end of January, […]

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Elevate Your HoldEm Game With This Free Online Poker Number Cruncher
20/05/13

One of the huge benefits of online poker over the physical alternative is the ability to use software to improve your game. Online poker can be enjoyed as a fun and nonserious card game just like live play, and a lot of us enjoy logging on and playing every now and then just to relieve […]

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Historic Ultimate Poker hits 100,000th Hand in Nevada in 48 Hours
09/05/13

Ultimate Gaming was the historic first company to deliver a virtual poker hand since Nevada legalized online poker in the Silver State. Nevada was the first state to legalize online poker since Congress and the United States Department of Justice passed the ability to regulate online gambling to the state level in late 2011. Ultimate […]

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The Wait Is Over – Online Poker Is Back In The USA
01/05/13

Nevada moved quickly to pass online poker legislation allowing its states residents and travelers to virtually shuffle up and deal after the United States Department of Justice made a flip-flop decision in late 2011. But it has taken more than a year to develop the infrastructure of what has now finally, and officially, become the […]

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Rafael Nadal Used Online Poker to Keep From Going Crazy During Rehab
25/04/13

World-class athletes are competitive by their very nature. But even a physically gifted and skilled athlete like professional tennis player Rafael Nadal can not sate his competitive appetite in a physical manner when he is forced to sit out with a seven month knee injury. As you can imagine, someone as competitive as Nadal, one […]

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US Online Poker Players Expatriate Gamble Pays Off
19/04/13

Online poker players can be as patriotic as the rest of their countrymen, no matter what country they come from. But when you make a good living online playing poker, and your country’s justice system shuts down the companies where you earn your money, your hand has been forced. That is what happened when the […]

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Bovada Offering $1.10 WSOP Online Poker Qualifiers
11/04/13

Since the economic downturn of 2008 in the United States, money just doesn’t seem to be as powerful as it once was. The price for a gallon of gas to fuel your vehicle has skyrocketed, along with the price of common grocery staples like milk. Unemployment numbers are at catastrophic levels, and everyone is looking […]

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Fantasy Poker Manager Lands WSOP as Strategic Partner
05/04/13

Fantasy football and baseball are the two kingpins of fantasy sports. A recent study shows that more than 30 million Americans enjoy fantasy football, and all fantasy sports generate nearly $1 billion in revenue in the United States alone. And fantasy fanaticism has grown to include fantasy basketball, fantasy NASCAR and even fantasy golf. Earlier […]

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Nevada’s First Online Poker Company Set to Deal Historical Hand In May
27/03/13

If you live in the United States, and enjoy social or pay for play gambling online, you probably know that Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware have all legalized some form of online gambling. Nevada made history as the first state to legalize online gambling in the form of poker after the United States Department of […]

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