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Online Poker’s Reemergence

by Matt Lessinger |  Published: Oct 31, 2012


Even though online poker never completely went away in the U.S., it is now clearly being primed for a full-scale reemergence. We are all waiting to see how everything plays out, but in the meantime we can consider the pros and cons of what will potentially happen. You can probably identify with some of these thoughts: PRO: Yes, online poker has technically been legal this whole time, but the pickings have been slim. There are very few reputable sites in the American market right now, and even though traffic has been improving, it’s still not anywhere close to what we were accustomed to on PokerStars and Full Tilt. We need something new to revive the market. CON: The most immediate plans call for intrastate poker rooms, which are hard to get too excited about. The traffic for a site which allows customers only from Nevada, for example, has a clear ...

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