Apparently, a free version of Windows 7 and VMFusion virtualization software didn’t do the trick.
Those were among the freebies that Ultimate Gaming, a Las Vegas, Nevada-based online poker company, was giving away when it launched about 19 months ago. The company is now folding, having crapped out on a failed social experiment. And at least for the moment, it’s one sign that legalized online gaming is coming up snake eyes.
“As has been the case in other jurisdictions, online poker revenues in Nevada have fallen far short of original projections,” Tom Breitling, chairman of Ultimate Gaming, said in a statement. “Moreover, the state-by-state approach to online gaming has created an extremely cost-prohibitive and challenging operating environment. These factors have combined to make the path to profitability very difficult and uncertain. Consequently, we have decided to cease operations.”
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