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Senators Reid and Heller On Banning Internet Gambling

Recently the junior senator from Nevada, Dean Heller, made some very interesting and contentious comments to the Las Vegas Review-Journal with regard to online gambling. Echoing many of Sheldon Adelson’s and the Coalition to Stop Intern Gambling’s talking points (and referencing Adelson by name) Heller told the LVRJ that a bill banning all forms of […]
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Nevada Online Poker Review February 27, 2014

Nevada’s online poker industry has experienced quite the week on the legislative front. First with Senator Dean Heller implying that a federal ban on online gambling (with a carve out for online poker) could be introduced soon, and then the far more real situation that took place on Tuesday when Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and […]
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Nevada Online Poker Review February 18, 2014

Another interesting week of online poker in Nevada is now behind us and we’ve got a number of stories to get you caught up on. We’ll start off this week’s column with our usual look at the big stories coming out of the two Nevada online poker sites, Ultimate Poker and, before moving on […]
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2014 WSOP Schedule: Online Satellites Featured Prominently

The highly anticipated 2014 World Series of Poker tournament schedule was revealed on Tuesday and this year’s schedule not only featured a number of interesting changes but it also contained something we have never seen before; direct links to online satellites at As a poker lifer, it’s incredibly exciting to see online and live […]
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Nevada Online Poker Review February 10, 2014

There is a lot to cover in this week’s look around the licensed Nevada online poker market, from’s online satellite schedule to the World Series of Poker, to a new poker variant that will soon be available on Ultimate Poker. We’ll detail both of these stories plus take a look at the results from […]
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Approved Online Poker Service Provider Licenses in Nevada

There are three classifications of Service Provider license in Nevada; with applicants falling into one of the following three categories (I have simplified the definitions from the Nevada regulations): * Class 1 – Software providers and/or anyone who administrators or controls wagers for an online gaming site * Class 2 – Payment Processors, geo-location, player […]
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Geo-location verifications problems in Nevada

Nevada Online Poker Plagued by Geo-Location Issues

A recent service outage in Nevada caused many online poker players to be booted from both and online poker sites, due to geo-location service providers’ inability to verify player locations. Unfortunately, this was not the first geo-location issue in Nevada, and it’s unlikely to be the last. Fortunately, geo-location issues have been relatively […]
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Ultimate Poker Nevada Review

Ultimate Poker will always have a place in the online poker history books as it was the first licensed online poker room in Nevada, and therefore in the United States. After having the Nevada Internet poker market all to themselves for nearly six months, Ultimate Poker now has competition in Nevada after the launch of […]
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Regulated vs unregulated online poker US

Why Choose Regulated Poker Over Unregulated Poker

Faster withdrawal times, improved oversight and transparency, and the knowledge that your money is safe and secure are just a few of improvements regulated online poker will offer US players. In this column I’ll make the case why US players should start jumping on the regulated online poker bandwagon and swearing off unregulated online poker […]
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