In the last couple of months there has been some major changes in regards to where US based online poker players can play. Many online poker sites have been available to US based players for years; however none of them up until this moment in time have been legal!
Two of the biggest and most forward thinking US States who allow land based gambling in their jurisdictions have been putting together a framework that allows them license and firmly regulate online poker sites, and now these States have started to issue their own online gambling licenses.
This finally means, that almost 20 years after US residents started to gamble online, you are now, if you are of course based in the US States listed below, can play at a fully licensed online gambling site and play poker from the comfort of your own home for real money!
Have a good look through the guide below for it lists just which US States are currently issuing online gambling licenses and it also will highlight some of the land based casinos in those areas who are now offering their own fully legal and regulated online poker sites.
Remember you will of course need to be over 21 years of age to play at any of the following venues, and when you sign up you r account will need to be verified to ensure you are the legal age to gamble and are of course in the jurisdiction!
According to the article written by Adrian Sterne on online poker in New Jersey if you live or reside in New Jersey then you will have plenty of places online where you can take part in live real money poker games. You simply need to visit the websites of land based casinos such as the Golden Nugget or the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino and then follow the links to their live poker games.
There are in fact two more land based casinos that are now fully licensed to offer you real money online poker games and these two additional venues are the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort and The Borgata, for more details simply visit their website or if you are visiting their land based casinos ask at the information desk for more details!
Nevada and Delaware
The very first US State to permit online poker players to be able to legally play online poker for real money in their jurisdiction was of course Nevada, being such a gambling orientated State it would have been somewhat of a surprise if another US State legalised online poker before they did!
Now if you live in Nevada you will have no problems playing legally online, however due to a special deal struck with Nevada and Delaware this now means that if you live in Delaware then you are also quite legally able to play at a Nevada licensed online poker site!
There are a growing number of land based casinos and gambling companies who have been issued with the first batch of online gambling licenses, and as such let us now give you an idea of which companies and casinos will let you play real money poker on their websites.
The first company that will is the mighty MGM and thanks to Caesars also being granted an online gambling license via their Caesars Interactive Entertainment arm you can now play at their site too!
You will also find that real money poker can be played 24 hours day at the Golden Nugget’s website and the Boyd Gaming have also been issued with an online gambling license too, checkout their website for full details and instructions on how to play.