KeentoleadtheNevadapokerrevolution,SouthPointCasinohasbecomethefirstoperatortogainpublicapprovalbystategamingregulators。

TheNevadaGamingControlBoardapprovedSouthPointPokertobeafutureoperator,manufacturerandserviceproviderforinternetpokerwithinstateboundaries。

“SouthPointPokerisoptimisticitwillbethefirsttotakereal-moneybetslaterthisyear,”aspokespersonfortheoperatorsaid。

SouthPointlaunchedafree-playsiteinautumn2011。

Ithasalsodevelopedpatent-pendingtechnologyforgeo-locationandwillallowonlinepokercashdepositsandwithdrawsatitsin-personcage。

TheboardalsoapprovedMonarchCasinoandResortasa?

future?

operatorandGlobalCashAccessasaserviceprovider,joiningInternationalGameTechnology,BallyTechnologiesandShuffleMasterasserviceproviders。

Moreapprovalsareexpectedtofollowsoon。

GlobalCashAccesshasformedapartnershipwithNewYork-basedLiveGamer,awallet,analyticsandmediaprovidertothesocialgamingworld。

GlobalCashAccessCEOScottBetts,said:WedontknowwhereInternetwageringisgoingtogo。

Andwedontknowwhotheplayerswillbelong-term。

Willplayersinthesocialgamingspacemoveintothewageringspace?

Itcouldhappen。

Ifitdoes,[LiveGamerhas]atremendouscustomerportfolio。