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New Twist On Poker Is Legal Real Money Game

Print-icon's Lacey JonesHave you ever sat down in a poker game and watched helplessly as lesser opponents were dealt premium hand after premium hand? How often have you wondered just how well you would be doing if you could play your opponents hand?

Now, with, you can.

At, you and your opponent are dealt the same exact hand and play against the same computer players on two identical tables. The question isn’t if you will win with your pocket aces, but rather will you win more than your opponent who has the same hand!

The goal is to win more and lose less than your opponent does with the same set of circumstances. Can you fold, bet or raise at the correct time?

So why is SkillBet legal? In most U.S. States, gambling is defined as risking something of value on the outcome of a contest predominantly of chance. Since SkillBet enhances the skill element of the game, it is currently legal in 28 states.

SkillBet’s legal opinion was written by none other than Marc Zwillinger, the Harvard lawyer who was previously the head of internet gaming enforcement for the Department of Justice. Gambling law expert Chuck Humphrey agrees with the view. “It can be done if it’s done right,” said Humphrey, operator of, one of the leading sites on gambling law. “In my judgment, it’s not poker… it is a game of skill.”

SkillBet players can deposit safely and easily with any credit card. Withdrawals are faster and simpler than at other sites.

Now, players can challenge their friends to 30 free hands of SkillBet Poker. The winner of the challenge will get $10, no deposit necessary and you can challenge as many of your friends as you’d like. If they deposit, you receive an additional $15.

Don’t have a friend to challenge? No problem. If you are new to SkillBet, then you can play with poker pro and fashion model Lacey Jones. You can win up to $12 free (with no deposit). Currently, the company is offering a 200 percent sign up bonus match (up to $600).


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