It’s a banner day for New Jersey today, as legal online poker has finally made it’s debut in the Garden State. With everyone abuzz about the new online poker (and online casino game) offerings, we thought it would be a good time to interview someone with a unique perspective on the goings-on there. Dan Morelli is the Poker Operations Manager for Caesars Entertainment, which owns four properties in Atlantic City and is the region’s largest live poker operator. We asked Dan his thoughts on the current live poker scene there, what he thought the effects would be of New Jersey’s new legal online poker offerings, and a host of other intriguing questions. Curious what he had to say? Read on…
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Things continue to heat up in the scramble for market positioning once online poker becomes legal in the United States. The Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog reports that Caesars Entertainment have just expanded their partnership with 888 to include the United States.
Private companies like Caesars Entertainment and Zynga continue to lay the groundwork for their entry into a reulated U.S. online poker market in the future. Meanwhile, federal and state lawmakers attempt to pave the way for online poker to become legalized. The Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog brings you a summary of all the U.S. online poker regulatory news from this week.
Atlantic City gaming enthusiasts have one more reason to smile as Harrah’s begins offering poolside blackjack. The new poolside gaming area is set to be imitated by other East Coast casino resort destinations.
Though nobody knows when it’s going to happen, it’s a foregone conclusion that online poker will someday be legal again in the United States. When that happens, it will be interesting to see which online poker room players will flock to.