GAMBLING IN MOST US STATES IS ILLEGAL, PLEASE CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAW
All content of this website is for informational purposes only. we do not encourage or promote any online gambling activities. Poker is a form of gambling if it includes wagers of real money. Please use play money in online poker.
It is an indisputable fact, proven in a court of law by T.J. Cloutier vs IRS, that poker is a game of skill, never the less, luck is still a large part of the game. No matter how well you play, you may lose your money. We are not responsible if you do. Please use play money tables to play online. It is your decision to play for real money.
This website, its owner, and developers are not affiliate in any way with featured and reviewed online poker site/s. Posted reviews are not meant to encourage, they are meant to inform. We all strongly discourage you from placing any online wagers with real money.
This websites, its owner, and developers do not have any financial interest in anyone joining of the reviewed site/s and playing for real money. If you decide to join for recreational reasons play money games are available.
Department of Justice (DOJ) has consistently claimed that, with minor
exceptions not at issue here, all forms of online gambling are illegal.
It bases its conclusion primarily on the 1961 federal Wire Act, which
prohibits gambling businesses from using interstate or international
telecommunication wires to knowingly transmit or receive bets. DOJ also
relies on the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA),
which prohibits financial institutions from conducting financial
transactions in connection with unlawful online gambling. UIGEA
explicitly excludes from its application online gambling within a state
or tribal jurisdiction.
not targeted individual bettors for prosecution as evidence that the
actual online gambling activity is not illegal. Others suggest that the
government does not pursue individual bettors because it is a more
effective strategy to disrupt the funding for illegal gambling activity.
Still others suggest that trying to prosecute online bettors is a
futile task given the difficulty in tracking people in cyberspace.
We are not attorneys. Please ask your attorney before using real money to gamble online. Legal and safe brick and mortar gambling sites are available through out the state of Illinois.