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Full Tilt Poker To Offer Casino Games

Published by on July 22, 2013

CardPlayer.com – Full Tilt Poker will no longer just be about poker.

According to reports, the online poker site will be rebranded and soon offer other casino-style games. Currently, the site strictly offers card playing that pits player versus player, with the house taking a rake. OnlinePokerReport.com first broke the story of the big shift.

Rational Group, which owns both PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, issued a statement.

“The Rational Group intends to expand our product offering to include casino style games on Full Tilt Poker. While adding new games, we remain committed to building our leadership in poker with PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker and continuing to deliver the highest quality poker experience to players…These new games on Full Tilt will provide more gaming options with the same high quality player experience, integrity, security, safety and support that players have come to expect from our brands. PokerStars will continue to offer a Poker-only experience.”

The gaming firm has not been allowed to offer games to those living within the United States ever since Black Friday in April 2011. Rational Group is trying to re-enter the United States via New Jersey, which legalized online gambling earlier this year.

PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker fell under the same ownership after a settlement with the American government about a year ago.

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