|LegalPlay, the owner of Skillpoker.com America’s only legal poker site, has announced an initiative launch its own online, traditional poker card room at www.PokerPass.com, which will market directly to European poker players and not accept deposits from United States or Canadian citizens.|
SkillPoker is legal in the States because, as its name suggests, LegalPlay have designed a system that relies more on skill than chance. Their European site, however will be more of a traditional poker room. ”The PokerPass.com card room will be operated as a licensed online poker card room in accordance with the regulatory guidelines governing online gaming in Europe. It is the Company's intention to create a wholly owned subsidiary in the jurisdiction issuing the license to operate the new card room,“ says Mark Glusing, President of LegalPlay.
LegalPlay say they are committed to “seeking additional legal gaming opportunities in the future in an effort to capitalize on the growth of the online gaming industry.“ The company recently announced their entry into the horse wagering market through the acquisition of a proprietary software system operated from www.DailyHorse.com.