Like the skilled pickpocket that haunts the sports books during big sporting events in Las Vegas casinos, the UIGEA slipped in, tacked onto a Port Securities Act on Black Friday, October 13th, 2006, ripping the wallet right out of the online poker economy. The stolen wallet was the restriction placed on banks for allowing the use of credit cards to fund online gambling. Sites like PartyPoker and Paradise Poker – along with a multitude of others - closed their doors to US players. Yet, believe it or not, playing online poker in the US is only illegal in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington State, and Wisconsin.
PokerWorks believes in the great game of poker, over land and sea, and especially online poker which provides a poker room within reach for everyone. For your review and playing enjoyment, we present the following top online poker rooms that accept US players and provide easy deposit and withdrawal methods: