Nevada Online Poker Revenues Rebound in May Nevada Online Poker Revenues Rebound in May
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Online poker revenues in the state of Nevada picked up slightly during the month of May—increasing 8.84% to $862,000.

According to the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the daily online poker income generation figures for May were 5.53% higher than in April, with $27,806 of daily revenue.

The numbers are 6.7% less than the $924,000 reported for March 2014.

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Online poker in Nevada has picked up momentum during the 2014 World Series of Poker.

The WSOP is offering online deposits into WSOP.com accounts from designated cage areas within the Rio while placing more focus on a combined online and live poker experience during the Series.

There are currently three licensed online poker operators in Nevada: Ultimate Poker which opened April 30, 2013, WSOP.com which launched in September 2013, and Real Gaming, which has been in operation since February of this year.

According to data presented on pokerfuse PRO and provided by PokerScout, WSOP Nevada is now the largest regulated online poker site in the US with average cash game seat traffic of 142 per day.

Parent company, Caesars Interactive Entertainment has been anticipating a traffic increase for WSOP.com Nevada due to the sheer amount of newcomers estimated to be in Las Vegas during the marquee events.

Nevada is well ahead of Delaware when it comes to monthly online poker revenue, but is still far behind the state of New Jersey, which reported $2.27 million in online poker revenues for May.