888’s new networking system could be the blueprint for the very first regulated and liquidity-sharing that is legal in America for on-line poker players. (Image: proactiveinvestors.co.uk)
The prospect of interstate online poker player pool-sharing into the US has moved one action closer, after the news that the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has, on major, approved a multi-operator player-sharing system in the state. The Board heard that this new system, created by 888 Holdings, would link the online poker web sites of multiple gambling enterprises in Nevada, thus increasing player liquidity.
The new network would initially consist of 888’s partner and market frontrunner in Nevada, WSOP.com, in addition to a new Treasure Island on-line poker room, which will be currently looking for regulatory approval prior to introduce, and a 3rd separate 888 poker room. The home would be open for other operators to participate as time goes on. The Board said it might make an official decision on the matter this week.
It’s a step that is real for Nevada, which has struggled to ultimately achieve the amounts of liquidity and revenue that had been hoped for previous to legislation. While figures for the State of Nevada have naturally enjoyed a boost during the World Series of Poker, they’re still lagging well behind nj-new jersey; the NGCB reported a growth in online poker revenue in May over the previous month, to 8.84 per Read More