Danielle ‘dmoongirl’ Andersen was one of the few Ultimate that is remaining Poker still extant before the web site announced it shut down in Nevada.
Ultimate Poker has shut down its Nevada online poker web site, ending a run that is 19-month becoming the very first regulated Internet poker web site in the United States. The organization has now become the first also to get rid of operations in Nevada, leaving just two other poker providers mixed up in state.
The Ultimate Poker closure will, at least for the time being, leave Ultimate Gaming with no active Internet video gaming operations in the United States. 8 weeks ago, the company also pulled out of the New Jersey market, citing the contractual dilemmas it was having with all the Trump Taj Mahal.
‘Online poker revenues in Nevada have fallen far short of original projections,’ said Ultimate Gaming Chairman Tom Breitling. ‘Moreover, the state-by-state approach to online video gaming has developed an exceptionally cost-prohibitive and challenging operating environment. These factors have combined to make the path to profitability extremely difficult and uncertain. Consequently, we have determined to cease operations.’
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PokerStars has withdrawn from a bunch of gray market nations at the center East and Africa. (Image: gulf2000columbia.edu)
PokerStars has ceased operations in many different alleged market that is gray suddenly and without warning this week, because of the majority of those being in Africa and the center East. Players from both PokerStars and Full Tilt received notice through their clients and via email that real-money play was no longer available to these with immediate impact, along with the following explanation:
‘Our administration group regularly reviews our procedure along side separate party that is 3rd to evaluate the business risk and opportunities for the brand on a market-by-market basis. Following our most recent review, it absolutely was determined that we would no longer offer real money games in your country.’
PokerStars was quick to reassure players that their balances will be available and safeguarded for withdrawal and that their accounts would remain open for play-money games. Tournament tickets, said the message, would be refunded.
‘they will automatically be converted into their equivalent cash value upon entering the Cashier,’ read the statement if you have any unused T$, T€ and/or Tournament Tickets in your account. ‘Freeroll and FPP buy-in tickets have no money that is real value, and tend to be therefore ineligible for credit.’
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