HNR 2/22: Nevada Approves Interstate Poker; Full Tilt Poker Guarantees
Nevada rolls ahead with its online poker plans, while Full Tilt is making guarantees on all its tournaments. It’s all in Friday’s edition of the PTP Hit and Run.
Nevada online poker: Nevada is the first state to officially authorize interstate online poker, with a new bill that was signed on Thursday. Get the lowdown here. Effectively, it allows Nevada to create shared player pools with other states that regulate online poker and gaming. Wicked Chops caught up with Caesars Interactive CEO Mitch Garber here about the news.
Full Tilt guarantees: A guaranteed prize pool on every tournament at Full Tilt Poker? Apparently so. The online poker site will run every multi-table tournament with a guarantee, becoming the first online poker site to do so. Get the details here.
–The WSOP has a social media game on Facebook; check out the details here.
–More on PokerStars 95 billionth hand promotion.
—Marvin Rettenmaier is among the final 25 at the World Poker Tour Baden (Austria). And the WPT’s L.A. Poker Classic is up next.
—Updates from the ANZPT Perth.
–Scott Seiver drops $700K online. And here’s a look at all the recent online cash game action.
—So much for online poker not being a felony in Washington state.
—Jonathan Duhamel is the latest confirmed player for Party Poker’s Premier League next month.
–A look inside the $25k NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship with Jason Somerville: