Danielle ‘dmoongirl’ Andersen had been one of the few remaining Ultimate Poker pros still extant before the 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 initial regulated Internet poker site in america. The organization has now also end up being the first to end operations in Nevada, leaving simply two other poker providers active in the state.
The Ultimate Poker closure will, at least for the time being, leave Ultimate Gaming with no Internet that is active gaming in the United States. Two months ago, the company also pulled from the New Jersey market, citing the contractual issues it ended up being having aided by the Trump Taj Mahal.
Revenues Didn’t Live Up to Objectives
‘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 gaming has produced an extremely cost-prohibitive and operating environment that is challenging. These factors have combined to help make the course to profitability very uncertain and difficult. Consequently, we have determined to cease operations.’
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