Eventually, there is the possibility that future legislation may even open the way to Nevada entering the global online gambling market. This new bill is before the State Legislature just a short while after an attempt by senators H. Reid and J. Kyl failed in their bid to have Congress pass federal online regulations at the end of 2012. They did not manage to present a united front before the session of Congress ended. They will continue to work on this in 2013.
The state of Nevada has issued about 20 online poker licences to operators who wish to offer online poker within the state borders.