Nevada just approved the ability for companies which are located in its state to provide online poker websites. All they need now id for the US Congress to approve online poker and they are off to the races so to speak. Hey, every market needs to evolve and poker too becomes much more efficient when you don’t force your customers to fly to a smoke-filled room with scantily clad waitresses serving free drinks.
How big a market are we talking about here? It is estimated at $5 billion in revenue, relative to the current $24 billion global Internet gaming market and the $33 billion commercial casino market in the U.S.
If you want to learn more check out this article from the Las Vegas Review-Journal.