WSOP.com  Looks for Nevada Beta Testers WSOP.com  Looks for Nevada Beta Testers
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As Nevada’s new real-money online poker inches closer to becoming live, World Series of Poker officials have extended a public invitation to players to help test the new WSOP.com poker site.

A new signup page invites Nevada players age 21 and over to register for the beta-test stage of the WSOP’s poker site, which will likely involve play-money action to verify the site’s software is operating correctly.

“By joining the WSOP.com beta program,” the field test page states, “you will be among the first players to experience the WSOP.com online poker platform.”

The new site will operate as a skin maintained by WSOP and Caesars Interactive Entertainment, running a software platform designed by 888 Holdings PLC.

The two extended their overseas licensing agreements into a US based deal in 2012 that included both entities seeking approval from Nevada online poker regulators.

Both partners have already been granted licenses—Caesars late last year and 888 just last month—but the Nevada Gaming Commission must also approve the software in a live-testing phase before full real-money action begins, necessitating the need for players.

A rollout date for real-money action on the WSOP.com site has yet to be announced. WSOP.com poker is expected to be among the first handful of sites to go live in Nevada, joining South Point Poker and Fertitta Interactive’s UFC-connected Ultimate Poker, among others.