Many US poker sites have already forbidden Americans from playing at their real money games, while other sites have said that the new law does not pertain to them in the slightest. The main difference between the two groups seems to be that the sites that are withdrawing from the American market are publicly traded, and therefore could be sued by their stockholders, while the sites still allowing Americans are privately held businesses.

Sites That Still Allow US Poker Players

Here is a list of some of the major sites which still welcome American poker players:

  • Pokerstars
  • Full Tilt Poker
  • Absolute Poker
  • Ultimate Bet
  • Carbon Poker
  • Bugsys Club
  • Bodog
  • Duplicate Poker
  • Jungle Poker



In addition to this, some sites still operate in the U.S, but with 11 states are banned. The 11 banned states are listed here in alphabetical order: Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Sites Which Ban American Players

The following list is a list of sites that have already banned Americans from playing with them for real money.


  • Party Poker
  • Pacific Poker
  • Paradise Poker
  • Pokerroom
  • Hollywood Poker
  • Pokershare
  • Europoker
  • Titan Poker
  • Noble Poker
  • Sun Poker