888’s new networking system could function as the blueprint for the first regulated and liquidity-sharing that is legal in America for online poker players. (Image: proactiveinvestors.co.uk)
The prospect of interstate online poker player pool-sharing into the United States has moved one action closer, after the news that the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has, on major, approved a multi-operator player-sharing community in the state. The Board heard that the new system, created by 888 Holdings, would link the web poker web sites of numerous casinos in Nevada, thus increasing player liquidity.
The network that is new initially include 888’s partner and market leader in Nevada, WSOP.com, and a new Treasure Island on-line poker room, which will be currently seeking regulatory approval prior to launch, and a third separate 888 poker room. The home would be open for other operators to become listed on as time goes on. The Board said it might make a decision that is official the matter this week.
It’s a step that is real for Nevada, which includes struggled to ultimately achieve the levels of liquidity and revenue which had been hoped for previous to regulation. While figures for the State of Nevada have naturally enjoyed a good start during the World Series of Poker, they’re still lagging well behind New Jersey; the NGCB reported a growth in online poker revenue in might over the previous thirty days, to 8.84 perce (more…)