South Point to Rebrand Online Poker for USPublished July 28, 2013 by OCR Editor
Las Vegas casino resort received Nevada online gambling license last year.
Almost one year after receiving a Nevada online gambling license, Las Vegas-based South Point Hotel Casino and Spa will reportedly re-brand its online gambling product as "Real Gaming" to suit the US market.
Online Poker Rebrand
South Point once appeared to be the front-runner to operate the first legal online poker site in Nevada (and therefore the US) after becoming the first company ever to receive an American license - that it, until it was overtaken by Ultimate Poker. But now South Point Poker, powered by software provider Zen Entertainment, is reportedly ready to enter the market.
At present, the casino offers a free-play online poker product under its operating name of South Point Poker. It is yet to be confirmed whether the existing platform will be removed once South Point starts offering real-money gaming under its new name, or whether it will maintain the site to service players from other states.
No launch date has been announced for Real Gaming, but all the signs suggest it will be soon: South Point Casino customers have been given the opportunity to register for the new online poker room, and the company reportedly intends to meet its August 1 deadline for the completion of independent testing.
Once it does get off the ground, Nevada will have multiple online poker rooms offering their services legally to those situated inside the state. And that can only be considered another step forward for legal online gambling in the entire United States of America.