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INTERSTATE POOLING GOES LIVE ON MAY 1: WHAT IT MEANS FOR NJ ONLINE POKER PLAYERS by Robert DellaFave

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One day after the anniversary of Black Friday, online poker players in New Jersey awoke to the best news they’ve heard in years: Interstate player pooling is coming, and it’s coming real soon.

In a presser released Monday morning it was announced that both WSOP.com and 888Poker.com will be going live with three-state pooling on May 1, several weeks ahead of the live World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. The states involved are Nevada, Delaware, and New Jersey. Nevada and Delaware have shared pooling since March 2015.

For New Jersey players, May Day will mark the single largest liquidity increase they have experienced since legal online poker first went live in November 2013, resulting in bigger prize pools, games running closer to 24/7, and yes, the ability to win online-only WSOP bracelets from a state that isn’t Nevada.

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