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News Blog 08-06-2015

Online and Live Poker Come Together at WSOP in Las Vegas

2013 marked a revolution in the US poker industry as Nevada and two other states launched their online poker initiatives. The road to legalizing online game play was a long and treacherous one, but was also one that most of the parties involved are pleased they embarked on. Not only has online poker altered the […]

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News Blog 13-04-2015

Delaware & Nevada Play Nice Together in Historic First Interstate Online Poker Network

After a year spent in development, Delaware and Nevada officially launched their Multi-State Poker Network last week, representing a huge step forward for the re-emergence of legal online poker. The launch of the Multi-State Poker Network marks the first time since Black Friday that legal and regulated real money games will take place across state […]

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News Blog 19-11-2014

Ultimate Gaming Online Poker Gamble Does Not Pay Off – Shutting Down Nevada Operation

The Ultimate Poker website which offered Nevada residents and visitors online poker play for real money is shutting its doors. On June 21, 2012, Nevada issued its first interactive gaming license to Bally Technologies. That opened the doors for Ultimate Gaming to launch the Ultimate Poker website the following year. The company dealt its first […]

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News Blog 18-10-2014

Lame Duck Congress Could Propose Poker-Only Passage – Why Poker Players Should Hope That Doesn’t Happen

In late 2012, a late year poker-friendly congressional proposal made it as far as backroom discussions. The idea was that, in the wake of the Department of Justice giving the go-ahead for individual states to legalize online poker, Congress would legalize Internet poker nationwide. And that sounds like a great thing for virtual poker players […]

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News Blog 20-08-2014

Ultimate Poker Adds 20 Physical Nevada Deposit-Withdrawal Locations

The second largest and most trafficked Internet poker site in Nevada has added 20 physical locations where you can now withdraw and deposit money. Ultimate Gaming is the parent company and owner of Ultimate Poker, the online poker offering run through Station Casinos. The El Cortez Hotel and Casino has entered an agreement with Ultimate […]

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