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November 30, 2015

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Peppermill-owned casinos join with Ultimate Poker for online games


The Associated Press

Ultimate Gaming began offering Internet gambling in Nevada in early 2013, but announced in November 2014 it planned to cease operations in Nevada.

RENO — A chain of casinos in northern Nevada is getting into the online gambling business.

Peppermill Resorts launched the new online poker partnership on Tuesday with Las Vegas-based Ultimate Poker.

Peppermill officials say players can make deposits at their flagship casino in Reno at the Western Village in Sparks, and three hotel-casinos in Wendover on Interstate 80 along the Utah line.

The Peppermill says gamblers must sign up online at to open an account and then visit any of the casinos to make a secured deposit before playing.

The 2013 Nevada Legislature approved legal online poker within state borders. Ultimate Gaming, owned by Las Vegas-based Station Casinos, is one of three operating websites alongside World Series of Poker, owned by Caesars Entertainment, and Real Gaming, owned by the South Point.

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