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Ultimate Poker Shuts Down Nevada Online Poker Site once and for all

Danielle ‘dmoongirl’ Andersen had been one of the few remaining Ultimate Poker professionals still extant before the site announced it shut down in Nevada.

Ultimate Poker has shut down its Nevada online poker web site, closing a 19-month run after becoming the first regulated Internet poker site in america. The company has now also become the first to end operations in Nevada, leaving simply two other poker providers mixed up in state.

The Ultimate Poker closure will, at the least for the present time, leave Ultimate Gaming with no Internet that is active gaming in the United States. Two months ago, the company also pulled out from the New Jersey market, citing the contractual problems it had been having with all the Trump Taj Mahal.

Revenues Didn’t Live As Much As Expectations

‘on the web poker revenues in Nevada have actually fallen far short of original projections,’ stated Ultimate Gaming Chairman Tom Breitling. ‘Moreover, the state-by-state approach to online video gaming has developed an exceptionally cost-prohibitive and challenging operating environment. These factors have combined to help make the course to profitability very difficult and uncertain. Consequently, we have decided to cease operations.’

Ultimate Poker suffered from exactly what numerous saw as inferior pc software and deficiencies in brand recognition. Nevertheless the site had hoped to replace this in Nevada by beating the compet Continue reading