James Piccolo, a 28 year old man from Nevada won $100,000 and according to him the win only took 15 minutes.
Piccolo moved to Las Vegas in 2015 to become a professional poker player and according to NorthJersey.com, James Piccolo was at his parent’s home when he got lucky on January 29th 2017. He was in Bergen County, spending time with his father, who was due for surgery. After Piccolo's win, his father underwent a successful surgery, according to NorthJersey.com report.
As per the news report, the popular “Spin & Go” format was played by Piccolo against two others at PokerStarsNJ.com.
Piccolo's brother Matthew was with him and captured a video of his win, and posted it on YouTube - "We just won $100,000," Piccolo is heard saying on the video.
The only three states that have legalized any form of online gambling are:
- New Jersey
According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, seven states have introduced bills to legalize online gambling, meaning that inthe next few years, more and more Americans could get a chance to play their favorite games online instaed of only on Native American Reservation casinos.
The states that have at some point introduced legislation are:
- New York
If you are currently traveling in New Jersey (or living in New Jersey) you can play casino games online legally just like James did. Here is the list of legal online casinos in New Jersey, including bonus codes so you can try them risk-free.