EPT Vienna and U.S. interstate poker prospects

  • European Poker Tour returns for a massive poker festival in Vienna, Austria. Today is the start of Day 2 featuring lots of big name poker pros.

  • Don't miss EPT Vienna! Over 900 entrants with Day 2 starting within minutes! Also, it seems that very soon online poker in U.S. will be launched on interstate level.

    Austrian poker festival

    The first half of the poker festival in Vienna has just finished but the second half is just beginning. Yesterday EPT Vienna Day 1B took place. Through two starting days 901 players entered the main event. However, this is not the final count as the registration is open until the start of Day 2.

    Today, Day 2 will be held featuring at least 488 players with big-names like Liv Boeree, Gus Hansen, Viktor Blom, Steve O’Dwyer, Philipp Gruissem, Gaelle Baumann… the list can go on and on. Let’s just see what happens during the remaining 4 days of play.

    But it’s probably better to see for yourself so visit Pokerstars Live for live stream that starts today, 12:00 CET.

    By the way, if you’re interested, here’s the remaining schedule of live streams:

    Interstate poker in U.S.

    While New Jersey’s online poker is thriving, remaining two states that allow online poker Delaware and Nevada could actually use a boost. One of the ways to do that is to introduce interstate poker. Well, if you are in one of these states, we have some good news for you!

    Yesterday news have been released that Delaware and Nevada could be share player pools as soon as this summer! The agreement was passed in February but honestly we are pretty surprised this has been mobbing that fast.

    Not only that, but with the precedent created you can expect more smaller states move towards online poker due to much lighter market prospect.

    What do you think? Leave us a comment on Facebook or Google+ on your thoughts about online poker moving forward. Do you think Sheldon Adelson’s anti-online gambling campaign will slow it down?