As of 2021, only five states have licensed sites in operation and legal online poker. Those states are Delaware, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Michigan and Pennsylvania are the only states since 2013 to pass legislation, with Michigan the most recent in 2019.
No law specifically designed to cover online gambling. Washington State Poker : Only state to make placing a bet online a felony. State allows a wide variety of regulated gambling options, including commercial and tribal casinos. West Virginia Poker: State allows wide array of regulated gambling.
There are now four sites in the state with three networks: PokerStars: PokerStars PA PartyPoker US: BetMGM Poker / Borgata Poker WSOP/888: WSOP Pennsylvania
Individual states with real money online poker offerings Pennsylvania jumps on board. Pennsylvania became the fourth state to authorize online gambling. It passed online poker... West Virginia makes it five to go, Michigan Joins. West Virginia was the fifth state to legalize online poker. The... ...
Pennsylvania became an online poker state in November 2019, four months after the launch of online casinos in the state. PokerStars, the market leader for online poker in the world, opened its virtual doors to poker-hungry players in the Keystone State. The result was an onslaught of activity.
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The leader in regulated online poker was, predictably, Nevada. Buoyed by the 2011 DoJ opinion, Nevada arranged with Delaware and New Jersey to combine player pools. The 2018 reversal has the potential to quash this arrangement, but for the sake of completeness we should point out something even more alarming.