List of online casinos who accept US players
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A lesson in history; The Black Friday effect on US online casino & Poker players
In 2011 Black Friday occured due to FBI blocking online gambling for US players. First taking effect on Poker sites, but also effecting online casino sites in the process. The traffic at Full Tilt Poker weekend fell by 48% compared to earlier traffic. PokerStars held 25% less damage still somewhat limited. The sites that still accept US players, such as the Merge Gaming Network and Bodog, saw the number of players on their sites grow substantially. In all contracted players online traffic by 23% after Black Friday.
In addition to Full Tilt Poker (-48%) and PokerStars (-25%), also got the Cereus network plummeted (-39%) after the darkest Friday in online poker history. Without the Americans of players slumped firmly with Full Tilt as the biggest loser. That room had nearly half the players than a normal weekend. It announced the number of agents Pokerscout.com. The Cereus network can Americans however, continue to play cash games and tournaments, but no new members accepted it. However, it can not be disposed uitgecashed by US players (but there can still be generated rake for the poker room).
The end is probably not in sight for Full Tilt Poker. The site is much less focused on Europe than the competition and will now have to try to face the challenge in a market with lots of competition. Full Tilt Poker is, even after Black Friday, still more than twice as large as its nearest rival PartyPoker. PokerStars Team Pros with many European and many European tournament series, which has a firmer footing.
The poker rooms that still accept US players and are not gripped by the balls by the FBI, saw their player traffic logically take flight. Bodog (+ 26%) grew the fastest, followed by the Merge Gaming network with Carbon Poker (+ 23%), the Cake Poker Network (+ 19%) and the Everleaf Gaming network with Pokerface52 (+ 8%) .
PartyPoker took the decision in 2006 to exit the US market. Since then the site complained about unfair competition of the two major poker rooms FT and PS. Now PartyPoker might get a chance at revenge and can go win back some customers. Of the major European Roman (that is not accepting US players) increased PartyPoker hardest by 9%. The iPoker network saw 4% extra players on the games sites (including Holland Poker), 888 Poker has grown by 5%. The relatively small poker room PKR shot up 21%.
Black Friday temporarily attempted legalization of online poker paralyze the USA, but as poker scout there are simply too many Americans who would love the game of skill and chance 'to play. Success for poker rooms in the US seems inevitable, but all depends on the legalization of it. Now it is for the other poker rooms to as many players to bond.