Frequently Asked Questions
What games are available for play online in Nevada?
Currently, poker is the only legal form of online gambling in Nevada. There are a variety of poker games, including Texas Hold ’em, Omaha, Seven Card Stud, Draw Games, 5-Card Draw, Lowball Draw, Badugi and HORSE.
Who can play online in Nevada?
To play online, you must be at least 21 years of age, and be located within the borders of the state of Nevada.
Where do I register to play?
There currently is one internet gaming site available in Nevada—WSOP.com, owned by Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc. and part of Caesars’ World Series of Poker brand. The website contains detailed instructions for registration and play.
Do I have to be a Nevada resident to play poker online?
No, you do not. Residents of any state or country can register to play on the two websites, but only those physically located within Nevada’s borders can make deposits or place a wager on the site.
What are the system requirements to play?
The WSOP.com site is open to PC or Mac users. Required computer configuration for optimal use is as follows:
OS – Windows XP or later
CPU – Pentium 1.8 GHz (or AMD equivalent)
RAM – 760 Mb
HD – 50Mb available
OS version: Mac OS X 10.6.8
CPU: 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Memory: 4GB DDR2 667 MHz
Or download the WSOP.com mobile poker app to play on iPhone, iPad and Android devices.
What is the level of action on the sites?
According to the most recent information available, WSOP.com has a seven-day average of 130 players, and Ultimate Poker’s average is 120 players. So far, the two sites have a peak cash game player pool of roughly 250 to 300 participants combined. That includes players who bought into different games on multiple tables. Level of participation will increase once Nevada forms partnerships with other legal iGaming states (New Jersey and Delaware to start), which is planned.
Are there tournaments?
WSOP.com has tournament action as well as cash games. They also offer various promotions and incentives.
Are there incentives to join?
WSOP.com has a Welcome Offer for a deposit bonus of 100 percent up to $400.
What if I don’t know how to play a game?
Check out the sportsquare Game Guide section for an overview of how to play online poker, Texas Hold ’em, Three Card Poker, video poker and Jacks or Better. WSOP.com also offers tutorials on various games they offer.
Play responsibly, and always know when to stop before you start. If you think you or someone you care about may have a gambling problem, call 1-800-522-4700.