Ultimate Gaming officials say they have shut down the company’s online Ultimate Poker site in Nevada.
Sites run by Ultimate Poker and the World Series of Poker
For now, gamblers must by physically present in the state, and can only play against other people in Nevada.
Congresswoman Dina Titus is calling for a hearing about the issue of online gaming.
Rep. Joe Barton wants to help gamblers stay on the couch.
Gamblers who prefer their laptops to blackjack tables could be getting a boost from Washington.
Poker devotees will soon be able to skip the smoky casino and legally gamble their dollars away on the couch — at least in the state of Nevada.
Senator Harry Reid says the opposition is to blame for blocking passage of a bill to legalize online poker.
Governor Brian Sandoval is supporting a federal bill to legalize Internet poker.
Three more casino operators are a step closer to offering Internet poker within Nevada’s borders.