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Ultimate Gaming Shuts Down Historic Nevada Online Poker Site

20/11/14 2:14 PM

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. On April 30, 2013 the first legal, state regulated online hand of “real money” poker in the United States was dealt at the Ultimate Gaming website. Nevada was quick to legalize online poker after the DOJ ruling, and along with the state’s WSOP online poker site, Ultimate Poker shared roughly 50% of virtual poker traffic in the state until the last few months.  There are additional US online poker rooms available to Nevada players, but they are not based in the United States.

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PPA Predicts Poker Grinders in CA Will Have Legal Internet Poker in Early 2014

07/10/13 8:05 PM

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, middle of February in 2014 in California” that state will have reviewed, voted on and passed legislation legalizing Internet poker. In the past Pappas has been both optimistic and pessimistic concerning different pieces of legislation which offered legal web poker play at the federal or state level in the United States.

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Elevate Your HoldEm Game With This Free Online Poker Number Cruncher

20/05/13 11:52 AM

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 the stress after a long workday. But for those of us who want to improve our play, and thereby our financial return, a free online poker odds calculator has been released that will immediately and positively impact online poker success rates.

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Historic Ultimate Poker hits 100,000th Hand in Nevada in 48 Hours

09/05/13 1:19 PM

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 Gaming opened the Ultimate Poker website on April 30, and it took less than 72 hours to see thousands of users from all 50 United States and 20 countries sign up and open a pay for play account.

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The Wait Is Over – Online Poker Is Back In The USA

01/05/13 12:52 AM

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 first launching of legal online poker in the United States in some time. If you are in Nevada, you can skip the smoky live casino, and instead power up your smartphone or mobile PC to enjoy some online poker.

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Rafael Nadal Used Online Poker to Keep From Going Crazy During Rehab

25/04/13 1:48 PM

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 of the top ranked men’s tennis players in the world, had to find another way to keep his competitive instincts fine-tuned while rehabbing, and Raffy as he is known to his fans turned to online poker.

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US Online Poker Players Expatriate Gamble Pays Off

19/04/13 8:29 PM

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 US effectively banned online poker in 2011 by shutting down the big three online poker sites. United States Online poker players who love their country were forced to make a very difficult decision.

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Bovada Offering $1.10 WSOP Online Poker Qualifiers

11/04/13 6:02 PM

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 for a way to stretch their paycheck. US friendly online casino Bovada has decided to help, and they are currently running online poker qualifiers for this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event in Las Vegas.

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Fantasy Poker Manager Lands WSOP as Strategic Partner

05/04/13 12:26 PM

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 this year, Zokay Entertainment, the owner of the Global Poker Index (GPI), launched the Fantasy Poker Manager (FPM) in an effort to “promote poker as a competitive sport,” adding poker to the growing stable of fantasy sports offerings.

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Nevada’s First Online Poker Company Set to Deal Historical Hand In May

27/03/13 8:43 PM

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 Justice allowed each state to individually legalize or outlaw online gambling in late 2011. The Silver State is prepared to make history once again, as they most likely will be the first state in the US to actually deal the first virtual hand of online poker since that landmark DOJ decision and online gambling legalization in that state.

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