888’s new networking system could function as the blueprint for the 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 in the United States has moved one step closer, after the news that the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has, on principal, approved a multi-operator player-sharing network in the state. The Board heard that the latest system, created by 888 Holdings, would link the internet poker internet sites of multiple gambling enterprises in Nevada, thus increasing player liquidity.
The network that is new initially consist of 888’s partner and market frontrunner in Nevada, WSOP.com, in addition to a new Treasure Island online poker room, which can be currently searching for regulatory approval prior to introduce, and a 3rd separate 888 poker room. The home would be open for other operators to become listed on as time goes on. The Board said it could make an official decision on the matter this week.
It’s a real advance for Nevada, that has struggled to attain the levels of liquidity and revenue which had been hoped for previous to regulation. While numbers for the State of Nevada have naturally enjoyed a lift during the World number 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,