03/12/2012 :  NEVADA ONLINE POKER BY YEAR END?
 
State Gaming Board is confident it could be
 
Licenced online operators with approved technical systems could be operating intra-state online poker in Nevada before years end said Mark Lipparelli, the Chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, in an interview with iGaming Business this week.
 
“The process from here will see licence applicants appearing on our public agendas in May/June.  For the successful licence applicants, the last step in turning the systems on will be a technical evaluation, and although we’re not certain how long this process will take, it’s plausible, even likely, that you’ll see the first set of systems approved for initial deployment by the fall,” said Lipparelli.
 
Lipparelli confirmed in the interview that no additional legalization would be required once State approval of technical systems and licencing has been attained by the online operator.