Online Poker: The US joins the table
Being such a complex subject, lots of potential poker players believe that online gambling is illegal in the United States. Until recently, this was true. But since 2014 states such as New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware have regulated online poker, allowing players to access legal platforms from within state lines.
American players are still getting used to the newly regulated sphere of gaming, which is why specialized websites are offering advice, news and tips regarding the gambling world.
According to the Center for Gaming Research, New Jersey is the big leader of the gaming market with about 90% of all the online gaming revenue of the United States.
This is possible due to the fact that New Jersey allows betting on all forms of casino games and poker, unlike Nevada, which only allows online betting on poker and Delaware, which permits betting on table games, lottery and poker online.
In fact, as of 2015, an estimated 15 million Americans play online poker