Nearly two weeks have passed since the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA) was signed, and here’s where the sites that are listed at The Online Casino GamblingÂ Directory stand with respect to US-based real-money players:
- 76% of all sites have published or otherwise verified their policy
- Of those sites that have published or otherwise verified their policy, 32% have exited the US market
- Of the remaining 68% that remain in the US market, a full 52% continue to accept US-based real-money players from all states, while the remaining 16% accept US-based real-money players that do not reside in states that have specific online gaming bans on the law books (IL, IN, LA, MI, NJ, NV, NY, OR, SD, WA, WI).
WhileÂ the UIGEA has certainly limited the number of online gaming optionsÂ available toÂ US citizens, it has not even come close to eliminating all options. As of this writing, US-based real-money players from all states can still choose from: