rooms still accepting american players
Internet Poker for USA Citizens
The President of the United States signed a bill on 10/13/06 making
financial institutions comply with the "Unlawful Internet
The following poker rooms have issued press releases saying they will continue to support American / USA players.
If you own a poker room and are accepting Americans please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can keep this the most updated list on the web.
Last updated - Today
Recommended Sites Accepting American Players
Bovada is still one of the most trusted and reliable home for American players. They're based out of Latvia, so they are not governed by the strict gaming laws in the US.
They seem very committed to
continue the fight for USA players.
Bodog - Calvin Ayre isn't scared. The Bodog owner
said it was business as usual at the Bodog poker room and casino. You will notice that Bodog is one of the only poker rooms still advertising
on American television channels.
Other Sites Accepting Americans but No Press Release
PitbullPoker - verified through email support
World Poker Exchange
Royal Vegas Poker
Poker - verified through email support
United Poker Network
Gamesgrid - verified through email
PokerHost - verified through live support
PKR.com - PKR 3d gaming is currently not allowing US
players as of yet.
Notable Sites That Gave Up Without a Fight
PartyGaming - (Party Poker, Empire Poker, etc.)Was the second poker room to back out of USA
Pacific Poker - Was the first to back out of the USA
iPoker - (Titan Poker,
Poker Ocean, etc) They backed out after about a week of legal advice
Prima Network - Some
prima sites are out and some are just accepting Americans from certain states. For a full list visit primapoker.com
B2B Skins - (24h poker, Redbet, Betunited
etc) For full lists of B2B sites click here
Media - (WilliamHill, Sportinbet, TotalPoker, Virgin Poker, CelebPoker, Pokerheaven, etc)
Cryptologic - (InterPoker, Intercasino, VIP casino)
PokerRoom.com (and bwin sites like Holdempoker, Europoker, CasinoRoom)
HollywoodPoker.com - They have to follow bwin policy and shut down.
Mansion Poker - Backed out during the first week of the bill passing.
Still Taking American Bets
Videos Regarding Poker Ban
Corruption Video - This video gets an A+ and made me laugh for quite awhile.
Shelley Berkley - Her pissed off speech on how the gambling bill doesnt
pertain to port security.
J. Todd Crime to Play
Poker - Video on when the gambling bill first passed.
Currently there is no poker sites with independent linux software. This is a shame considering there is an estimated
29,000,000 Linux users worldwide. Our linux developers would be very interested in developing a Linux client, however we
simply do not have the funding or interest from any major poker rooms to make it a reality. For more information on this, email erik at
unmatchedpoker dot com.
Poker Sites that support Linux
However, many sites accept Linux players using a Java
Check out any of the Poker Sites listed here and use the Java Interface instead of downloading the exe.
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