California Indian tribes have been divided on the particulars of online poker legislation except when it comes to keeping certain gaming interests out.
Category: Poker NewsJohn Lathram
As the regulated online poker market in Nevada approaches its one-year anniversary, traffic at both WSOP.com and Ultimate Poker has dropped considerably.
Prior to the launch of regulated online poker in April of last year, revenue projections had a number of state officials eager to get sites up and running.
Online poker players have visited the Borgata Poker Network in record numbers in hopes of winning bonus cash during the countdown to 30 million promotion.
With two online poker bills pending in California, powerful Indian tribes remain somewhat divided as to which proposal to support.
The Governors of Nevada and Delaware have endorsed a poker-only interstate compact that will allow online players from each state to compete against each other.
The South Point Casino soft-launched its RealGaming.com online poker site this week – the third company to offer real money online poker for players in Nevada.
Three casinos and a slots parlor will be given licenses for land-based gaming in Massachusetts this year and lawmakers may consider online gambling as well.
Bovada Poker has released the schedule for its 2014 Black Diamond Poker Open which offers $3 million in guaranteed prize pools across two hundred events.
Citing concerns that consumers are not adequately protected when patronizing unregulated online gambling sites, Louisiana may consider legislation.
Two previously introduced online poker bills in California have likely reached their demise, with resubmitted proposals expected in February.