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Ultimate Poker Shuts Down Nevada On-line Poker Site once and for all

Danielle 'dmoongirl' Andersen had been one of the few Ultimate that is remaining Poker still extant before the site announced it shut down in Nevada.

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

The Ultimate Poker closure will, at the very least for now, leave Ultimate Gaming with no active Internet video gaming operations in the United States. Two months ago, the company also pulled out from the New Jersey market, citing the issues that are contractual was having because of the Trump Taj Mahal.

Revenues Didn't Live Up to Expectations

'Online poker revenues in Nevada have fallen far short of original projections,' said Ultimate Gaming Chairman Tom Breitling. 'Moreover, the state-by-state approach to online gaming has produced an exceptionally cost-prohibitive and operating environment that is challenging. These factors have actually combined to really make the course to profitability extremely uncertain and difficult. Consequently, we have decided to cease operations.'

Ultimate Poker suffered from just what numerous saw as inferior software and a lack of brand recognition. But the site had hoped to make up for this in Nevada by beating the competition to the market, so

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