Caesars Approved for Online Poker License in Nevada Caesars Approved for Online Poker License in Nevada
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Key Takeaways
  • Caesar’s plan to bring WSOP-themed online poker takes the next step.
  • Next step is partner 888 receiving its license to provide the software service.
  • Group hopes to launch in early 2013.

You can add Caesars Interactive Entertainment—and the World Series of Poker—to the growing list of online poker businesses in Nevada. The Nevada Gaming Commission officially granted Caesars a license Thursday to operate in the Silver State.

The state’s gaming regulators have already approved a partnership with Caesars and European operator 888 Holdings. The joint venture already runs real money World Series of Poker-branded online poker rooms in the European market.

Caesars executives have said their Nevada site could launch early next year. The next step is 888 receiving a license as an interactive gaming provider.