Online Poker Legal Landscape – Overall US Picture

Currently, Nevada is the only state which has launched legal online poker. The first official hand was played online on April 30 of this year, and though Delaware and New Jersey have also legalized online poker, they have yet to officially open the virtual doors on a poker room. Both of those states promise some…

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Recent Gambling Bill Hurts Federal Online Poker Efforts

Senator Harry Reid

Unlike some countries, we here in the United States are allowed to openly criticize our government. I guess that is why Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada felt comfortable voicing his recent and open criticism of a current House bill to legalize all forms of online gambling. Reid has been a longtime proponent of…

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Legal Poker Alive And Well In Nevada

The United States Department of Justice made a holiday season gift to online poker players in America just a couple of days before Christmas in late 2011. That is when they reversed their age-old stance regarding Internet poker, allowing each individual state in the US to decide their own destiny in that regard. In early…

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