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Online poker goes legit

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Poker devotees can now skip the smoky casino and legally gamble their dollars away on the couch - at least in the state of Nevada.

A Las Vegas-based casino subsidiary launched the first fully legal poker website in the United States on Tuesday morning.

The site, run by Ultimate Gaming, is only accepting wagers from players in Nevada for now, but likely represents the next chapter in gambling nationwide.

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