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Online poker is back: Legal website launches in Nevada

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Social gaming company Ultimate Gaming is launching Ultimate Poker, the first legal, real-money poker site in the United States. The Ultimate Gaming site will be available only to in players in Nevada but likely represents the shape of things to come for gamblers across the country.

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Ultimate Gaming chairman Tom Breitling, left, and CEO Tobin Prior.

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Ultimate Poker, the first legal, real-money poker site in the United States, will be available only to in players in Nevada but likely represents the shape of things to come for gamblers across the country.

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Poker devotees will soon be able to skip the smoky casino and legally gamble their dollars away on the couch -- at least in the state of Nevada. A Las Vegas-based social gambling company is expected to launch the first legal, real-money poker website in the United States on Tuesday morning.
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    • Social gaming company Ultimate Gaming is launching Ultimate Poker, the first legal, real-money poker site in the United States. The Ultimate Gaming site will be available only to in players in Nevada but likely represents the shape of things to come for gamblers across the country.
    •  Ultimate Gaming chairman Tom Breitling, left, and CEO Tobin Prior.
    •  Ultimate Poker, the first legal, real-money poker site in the United States, will be available only to in players in Nevada but likely represents the shape of things to come for gamblers across the country.
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