It’s been rumored all summer that Ultimate Gaming (and Ultimate Poker) would be closing but that was just people talking. After shutting down in New Jersey earlier this year Nevada has ceased operations. Everything is official now. Here’s the press release:
ULTIMATE GAMING TO CEASE NEVADA ONLINE POKER OPERATIONS
Las Vegas, Nevada (November 14, 2014) – Ultimate Gaming announced today that it will cease online poker operations in Nevada effective immediately upon complying with all necessary gaming regulatory requirements. The Company also recently ended all online gaming operations in New Jersey.
“As has been the case in other jurisdictions, online poker revenues in Nevada have fallen far short of original projections,” said Tom Breitling, Chairman of Ultimate Gaming. “Moreover, the state-by-state approach to online gaming has created an extremely cost-prohibitive and challenging operating environment. These factors have combined to make the path to profitability very difficult and uncertain. Consequently, we have decided to cease operations.”
“We are grateful to the Nevada Gaming Commission and Gaming Control Board for allowing us to be the first company to operate online poker in Nevada and greatly appreciate their leadership and support as the first state to license and regulate online poker,” continued Breitling. “We are working closely with the Gaming Control Board to ensure a smooth transition for our customers as we cease Nevada operations.”
Ultimate Gaming customers seeking information concerning their account can go online atwww.ultimatepoker.com and click Support.