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Michigan becomes fifth U.S. State to bring online poker back

By Contributing Author

Finally, after 20 long years, Black Friday marks a new era in the history of Poker. The state of Michigan has become one of the few states in the U.S. to legalize online poker, alongside Pennsylvania, Nevada, Nueva Jersey and Delaware.

It’s important to remember the unfortunate history of this industry. In April 2011, eleven of people in top positions in the most known online sites, were prosecuted for running an illegal online gambling business.

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Fortunately, nowadays, the state of online poker is completely different. Michigan was the new addition to this growing group of states, that slowly but surely keeps adding new members, or at least that’s what fans expect.

A few days ago, the Michigan Gaming Control Board welcomed a few new online enterprises. This action was taken in hopes that the new incomes that these businesses generate, could be directed to improve the education system some neighborhoods in the state.

Even though the citizens of Michigan, won’t be able to join any national tournaments yet, in April 2021, this situation might change if the state joins the National League of Poker.

Michigan opens its doors

Players in this state must be really happy and thrilled with the latest news. They are surely preparing their computers or mobile devices in order to start trying their luck in this new uncharted world. This news is not limited to poker players; all gambling games will be available in any Casino in Detroit, Michigan.

These places promise hours of entertainment and thrill. It’s all a matter of getting the engines started and beginning to play.

And the revelation of the season is the return of online video poker. A game where you can play from your home against dealers, and not against other people. Even though the prices are lower than in other cases, there are still lots of winning chances! Challenge yourself and search for the video tutor.

The use of a strategy chart might be very useful too. But the most important thing is to play in trustworthy sites. Always check the users’ reviews and scores of each site, this way you’ll know how Good the tutor video is.

You may have already seen video poker in Las Vegas. It’s a very fast game, faster than a traditional game. Practice will make you choose the best software’s to challenge and win big time.

Are you ready?

It’s most likely you are extremely excited and impatient; you have been waiting for this moment for a long time. But there are a few things you must keep in mind before joining the first online poker tournaments. First, you need to prepare yourself and practice. It’s also very important to limit the time and money you intend to invest in this game.

How long do online poker tournaments last? Usually, tournament tend to last from 5 to 6 hours, but this can change, it all depends on the tournament itself.

How much does online poker cost?  It’s really common for online casinos to offer some free trials or runs, this way players can play a few rounds free. These are known as welcome gifts. They might be a very important point to keep in mind when choosing a site to play. These bonuses and gifts vary from site to site.

You can start playing from 50 to 200 dollars. If you are a beginner, you should stay at this kind of table.  

Poker in all its versions is a game that always catches the attention of players all around the globe. The thrill and the expectation a new card generates, and the subsequent new strategies, is a unique sensation that can make time stop for a few moments, and only some of the bravest can tolerate. Do you think you have what it takes to be the next one?



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