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Nevada Online Poker 2014

Nevada Attorney General supports iPoker Ban – Questions surround his Stance




 Being from Nevada—a state with legal online poker—you’d think that Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt would support online gaming. However, during an appearance on “Ralston Live,” Laxalt discussed how he actually supports the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), which would ban iGaming on a federal level. Furthermore, he wants other state attorney generals to […]

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New Bill could limit Nevada Interstate Pacts to Just Online Poker




A mysterious bill has emerged in Nevada that would limit any future interstate compacts with other states to just online poker. And what’s even stranger is that billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is said to be behind the new legislation. But before we continue on this note, here’s a look at telling language from the […]

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2014 Nevada Poker Revenue drops to $119.9m – A 3.23% Decrease




Despite seeing its first full year of online poker, Nevada poker revenue fell 3.23 percent to $119,904,000 in 2014. The drop ruins some optimism that was created in 2013, when Nevada land-based and online poker rooms pulled in $123,891,000. This was the first year-over-year revenue increase since 2006 to 2007 ($168 million), which was at […]

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Nevada Bill could destroy Poker Staking




For decades, poker pros have relied on staking deals to compete in big tournaments and cash games. However, a new bill that’s been introduced in Nevada threatens to destroy a very large part of the poker world. Prefiled on behalf of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, SB 40 seeks to reduce money laundering in sports […]

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Ultimate Poker Nevada Closing – Defeat for US Online Poker?




Just weeks after their exit from New Jersey, Ultimate Poker has ceased their entire US operation after pulling Ultimate Poker Nevada too. UP made headlines by becoming the first legal US poker site in history, opening their cyber doors in April 2013. And they garnered a significant share of the Nevada market since their cash game traffic hovered around 50 players an hour (according to PokerScout).

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New Jersey & Nevada Shared Online Poker Pool




Back in February, Delaware and Nevada formed a pact to share their online poker pools. This was a landmark deal because Delaware and Nevada became the first two states to agree on sharing player liquidity. But while this was definitely a joyous time in US online gaming history, one thing was noticeably missing from the agreement: New Jersey.

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