More Nevada Licenses for Online Poker Granted
September 24, 2012
As Nevada moves in the right direction for legal and regulated intrastate poker, three more companies have been approved for Internet poker licenses by the state. These and other companies will be ready to open when legislature allows online poker within the state and Nevada gives the green light on intrastate Internet poker.
The Nevada Gaming Commission approved slot machine fabricator WMS Industries of Waukegan, Illinois was approved for an online poker license as an interactive gaming system manufacturer and service provider.
Also, the company that owns Las Vegas’ Stratosphere Hotel & Casino on the Strip, American Casino & Entertainment Properties LLC was also approved for an interactive gambling operator’s license. ACEP plans to launch a free to play poker site by the end of the year to anticipate moving over to real-money bets in 2013.
And thirdly, Las Vegas’ PokerTrip Enterprises Inc. was also granted approval as an online poker marketer.