Danielle ‘dmoongirl’ Andersen ended up being one of the few Ultimate that is remaining Poker still extant before the site announced it shut down in Nevada.
Ultimate Poker has shut straight down its Nevada online poker site, closing a run that is 19-month becoming the very first regulated Internet poker web site in the usa. The business has now also become the first to end operations in Nevada, leaving just two other poker providers mixed up in state.
The Ultimate Poker closure will, at the very least for the time being, leave Ultimate Gaming with no active Internet gaming operations in the United States. Two months ago, the company also pulled from the New Jersey market, citing the issues that are contractual ended up being having because of the Trump Taj Mahal.
Revenues Didn’t Live Up to Objectives
‘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 created an incredibly cost-prohibitive and challenging operating environment. These factors have actually combined to help make the path to profitability extremely 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 make up for this i