888's new networking system could function as the blueprint for the first regulated and legal liquidity-sharing community in America for on-line poker players. (Image: proactiveinvestors.co.uk)
The prospect of interstate online poker player pool-sharing within the United States has moved one action closer, after the news that the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has, on major, approved a multi-operator player-sharing community in the state. The Board heard that the newest system, created by 888 Holdings, would link the internet poker websites of multiple casinos in Nevada, thus increasing player liquidity.
The new network would initially include 888's partner and market frontrunner in Nevada, WSOP.com, and a new Treasure Island internet poker room, which is currently seeking regulatory approval prior to introduce, and a third separate 888 poker room. The door would be open for other operators to participate as time goes by. The Board said it might make an official decision on the matter this week.
It's a step that is real for Nevada, which has struggled to ultimately achieve the levels of liquidity and income that had been hoped for previous to regulation. While figures for the State of Nevada have naturally enjoyed a good start during the World group of Poker, they're still lagging well behind nj-new jersey; the NGCB reported an increase in online poker revenue in might over the previous month, to 8.84 % ($862,0