New Jersey threat to offshore poker sites, the effect of a
No longer accept the Bovada poker room Bodog Poker Network and the Americas Cardroom and True Poker the Winning Poker Network betting or at least new accounts players from New Jersey to which a legal threat from New Jersey gaming regulators.
In April, the Attorney General’s New Jersey office sent cease and deist letters to six online poker affiliate websites they order you to stop admitted Advertising advertising links to sites that are not licensed online ran alongside advertising links to sites that in New Jersey.
The letters were sent to PokerSource.com, RaketheRake.com, CardsChat.com, Pokersites.com and RakeBrain.com and warned that the acts were in violation of New Jersey law and under the action of the state Division of Gaming Enforcement.
Under the state gambling tax law: “Any person games over internet gaming to do the games in the play offers or ads as without the approval of the division, is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree, with a fine of not more than is $ 25,000 or $ 100,000 at the violator is a person other than a natural person entity “. The law also defines penalties for anyone who helps illegal gambling, including obtaining gambling through advertising
The letter stated that Bovada, Merge Gaming, and WPN skins America cardroom and Black Chip Poker will not be approved to offer online gambling in the state.
New Jersey is one of three states-Nevada and Delaware are to authorize the other to online gambling in their physical limits.
According to the DGE, publishing links promoting unlicensed online poker sites “spoil legitimate sites by assigning them the illegal, and, conversely, the appearance that these illegal sites will give associated with the authorized web sites.”
In the sequence of letters, several offshore licensed online gambling sites have withdrawn their real-money gambling services to U.S. based players.
The Bovada announcement stated that New Jersey residents who have existing accounts with Bovada.lv will still be able to play at the sites, but no new accounts will not be accepted. Americas Cardroom and True Poker, each poker networks, players will no longer serve on the U.S. regulated states of Delaware, New Jersey and Nevada.