U.S. District Judge Jack Weinstein ruled a few weeks ago that POKER does NOT qualify as gambling.
Judge Weinstein (NOT pictured above) correctly concluded that the skill needed to consistently win at poker differentiates it from other games of chance.
The case could end up being a landmark decision for online poker in the U.S.
Currently the U.S. poker playing population is largely cut off from the rest of the world, but there are still some sites Americans (and the rest of the world) can play at and receive great rewards. Check out sites like Carbon Poker (Merge), Lock Poker (Revolution), or America’s Cardroom (Yatahay) for the best first deposit and rakeback deals.