New Jersey Online Poker
Online Poker In The U.S.
In 2006, the 6 billion dollar Internet gambling industry was dealt a hard blow by the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA.). The legislation, penned by Bill Frist, R-Tenn, was a last-minute addition to an unrelated piece of business which was immediately signed into law by then President George W. Bush.
Online Poker In New Jersey & Nevada
New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware have made it legal for citizens to play online poker for money. In New Jersey, the virtual tables are open for business. Since 2013, anyone aged 21 or older within the state borders is able to kick back in the comfort of their own home, or hotel and enjoy the thrill of a poker game.
The Big 4
So far, there are four New Jersey online casinos that have poker:
New Jersey online poker is open and ready for players!
The real question is how strong will it get? There are still challenges for the online casinos ahead. Many potential players from New Jersey are still unaware that online poker is legal and open. As advocates for legal online poker in the United States, we will do everything we can to create a strong online poker community.
What NJPS is creating for poker players in New Jersey:
US Poker School is a free poker training site for those looking to learn how to play the game. Poker is a skill game, so if you are going to play competitively you should know the fundamentals. There are free lessons and videos on the site, and those who are seeking a hands on approach can sign up for our live classes taught in person.
Poker Radio. Creating short podcasts to give brief updates on online poker news in New Jersey and the United States. These “Fastcasts” will have the latest information on new products, tournaments, promotions, key interviews, and everything else a New Jersey online poker player will need.
We need your help to keep online poker alive and growing in New Jersey. If you have any ideas or suggestions, please contact us. If you are currently playing online poker in New Jersey and want to share you experience let us know. We are always looking for new and fresh perspective on how casino operators can improve the online poker movement. Good luck at the tables!