We have reported in the past on the Fertitta Brothers entry into the online gambling market whether it be social gaming or the real money option. Today Tuesday April 30 will go down as a landmark for the Fertitta brothers as the first U.S. online poker site was launched by Ultimate Gaming.

The new real money online poker site is called UltimatePoker.com and is open to business for anyone residing in the state of Nevada and which is over the age of 21. Ultimate Poker Chairman Tom Breitling expressed his delight at the historic launch of the first real money online poker site in the U.S.” We are proud to be the first company to deliver legal and secure real money online gaming to poker players.”

As our loyal readers are all too aware, the transition from social casino games to real money games has been in motion for the last year after the U.S. Justice Department changed its stance on the Wire Act of 1961 which up to now was the main stumbling block for legalizing online gambling. It is almost a certainty that other states will join Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey in pushing legislation that will enable states to cash in on gambling revenues.

We will continue to bring our readers the latest developments in the ever changing online gambling market in the U.S. which is set to once again become a global force.

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