Danielle 'dmoongirl' Andersen had been one of the few Ultimate that is remaining Poker still extant before the web site announced it shut down in Nevada.
Ultimate Poker has shut straight down its Nevada online poker web site, closing a 19-month run after becoming the very first regulated Internet poker site in the United States. The organization has now also end up being the first to get rid of operations in Nevada, leaving just two other poker providers active in the state.
The Ultimate Poker closure will, at the very least for now, leave Ultimate Gaming with no active Internet gaming operations in the United States. Two months ago, the company also pulled out of the New Jersey market, citing the contractual dilemmas it was having with all the Trump Taj Mahal.
Revenues Didn't Live As Much As Expectations
'Online 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 incredibly cost-prohibitive and operating environment that is challenging. These factors have actually combined to make the course to profitability really hard 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. However the site had hoped to make up for this in Nevada by