Delaware holds the bragging rights, being the first state in the United States to put a legal tag on Online Gambling. It's among the six states where playing online poker is legal. The online casinos operational in the state are all managed by the Delaware State Lottery.
It was back on June 28, 2013, when online legalized gambling in Delaware became a reality.
The Legislative Assembly passed a Bill named HB 333, empowering the Delaware State Lottery to offer online casinos in the state. This law is also referred to as the Delaware Gambling Competitiveness Act of 2012. However, it was only in November 2013 when real money poker was operational in Delaware because the infrastructure and the rules were still under process.
Online Poker in the state is offered through the three racinos. Apart from them, no other provider is allowed to host online poker or gambling in Delaware. All three online poker websites are supported by software that powers 888 Poker.
The three sites you’re able to play online poker legally in Delaware are:
Poker enthusiasts in Delaware can flaunt their poker skills in the following games:
No-Limit Texas Hold 'em
Fixed Limit Hold’em
7-Card Stud High/Low
To emphasize that Online Poker is safe, the Governor of Delaware and Nevada, namely Jack Markell and Brian, respectively, signed an agreement on Feb. 25, 2014, to share online poker players.
As we mentioned earlier, the 888 network is functional in Delaware, allowing players from Delaware to access the Nevada network. Similarly, the WSOP.com network operational in Nevada will enable players from there to access the Delaware network.
Every Sunday, a $100 No-Limit Texas Hold 'em tourney with a guaranteed prize pool of a whopping $15,000 is operational.
All of the multi-table tournaments conducted are shared between the two states.
There are at least 24 guaranteed tournaments organized daily! Since No-Limit Texas Hold 'em. is the most popular game, most of these tournaments feature this poker game.
To start gambling in online poker and win loads of real cash, you need to deposit to grab the exciting deposit offers.
You can deposit via your credit card only if it's a MasterCard or Visa.
However, for In-person deposits, you are required to produce residency and identification proof.
This method is not for non-Delaware residents.
At present, there are only two available options for requesting a withdrawal.
You can either request withdrawal through a cheque or an ACH withdrawal to your registered bank account.