Legal Online Poker – Coming to a State Near You!!

Poker is fun. Playing it involves not only a ton of luck – part of your success as a poker player depends on the cards you are dealt – but a lot of skill as well – after all, the outcome of a hand depends quite a lot on what you do with your cards. Playing poker is a preferred pastime for many and has been for a long time. Today, we have card rooms, weekly poker days and home games among family members and friends. There are times, in turn, when you feel like playing a few hands but can’t find the time, the energy or simply the opponents to play against. This is where online poker comes in – a service as close to the real thing as possible without all the fuss, without preparing sandwiches and running out for beer. And online poker could become legal in California relatively soon, and in other states of the country.

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The state of online gambling in the US

The best word to describe the state of online gambling in the US would be “controversial”.

New Jersey has legalized online casinos and poker rooms. This doesn’t mean that its residents can visit All Jackpots casino online – offshore venues like the All Jackpots are still off limits for them. But the state has its own All Jackpots competitors, and they do quite well (this year, they have contributed about $100 million to the state’s budget, which is something) without contributing to problem gambling in the state. Poker rooms are not doing THAT well, yet they are a form of gaming preferred by many – and many Californians are looking at NJ with envy.

Other states that have already legalized online poker (not casinos) are Delaware and Nevada, and there are many that consider doing the same in the near future.

California card games

California has been a state with a long, ongoing discussion and a salvo of legal initiatives about online poker. The problem is that the state has many stakeholders, all with different interests, constantly putting spokes in each other’s wheels. And there are quite a few stakeholders present on the Californian market – casinos, card rooms, racetracks, and tribal operators all want a slice of the pie for themselves, on their own terms, of course.

At the current state of things, card rooms and tribal operators would automatically gain the right to offer online poker services to their patrons, and racetracks could also obtain licenses to offer such services. The state of the legislation is, in turn, a bit foggy, so no real progress is expected to happen this year – like in the last couple of years before.

The Only Back-to-School Checklist You’ll Need From Boxed

Endless summer is about to turn into an endless stream of school lunches. But, with Boxed, it doesn’t have to be a scramble every morning (schedule-wise; how you like your eggs is your business). Boxed can help you stock up, giving you the morning back to enjoy time with your family.

Here’s our back-to-school checklist to ensure your kids have everything they need to succeed at school.

Supplies 

Boxed has you covered with its back-to-school supplies bundle. The bundle comes with Ticonderoga #2 pencils, Tops View binders, a Top Flight 3-subject notebook, Scotch Magic Tape, BIC SoftFeel Ball pens, Scotch scissors, BIC Wite-out, and a Swingline desk stapler.

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Snacks

Stock up on snacks your kids won’t want to trade for. Deliver 100% of your kids’ daily recommended value of Vitamin C with Annie’s Organic Fruit Snacks. They’re vegan, gluten-free, and made with real fruit juice. Don’t forget classic Pepperidge Farm Goldfish, an instant crowd-pleaser that come in 1 oz. bags, the perfect size for little hands. If you’re a parent with a hankering for your kids’ snacks, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats are yummy for kids AND adults.

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Lunch Storage

Prince & Spring brown paper lunch bags will remind you of the school lunches your Mom used to pack, and at 200 bags per order, they’ll keep you running down memory lane, and not running out to the store. Keep snacks you love protected and organized with Ziploc on the Go bags and BPA-free Prince & Spring food storage containers, perfect for storing carrots to cookies and anything in between.

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Whether back-to-school is your favorite time of year or least, with a little planning and bulk delivery from Boxed, you can ensure it goes smoothly from the first-day photo op to dinner time.

Back To School Storage Solutions!

With the summer coming to an end, book bags will be replacing beach bags and the jam-packed days of school, extra-curricular’s, and sports will be filling up the calendar. Keep your household organized with a few key storage solutions.

Honey-Can-Do 8-Piece Room and Laundry Organizer

Say goodbye to turning your bedroom upside down while rushing to get out the door. This eight-piece room and laundry organizer set stores, manages, and maintains your wardrobe with features like a 12-pair shoe rack, mesh laundry bag, and four storage drawers. Perfect for kids and adults alike.

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La Rochelle Wall Shelf 

Add space for stowing while also enriching your aesthetic with this rustic wall shelf. Crafted of iron and solid wood, its three tiers are perfect for holding mail, school forms, and even books to return to the library. Keep it in your hallway or by your front door for maximum organization.

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High Road BackPockets Car Seatback Organizer 

The car is oftentimes one of the hardest places to keep clutter-free. This seatback organizer holds everything from umbrellas to tissues, and it doesn’t take up any floor space. Its durable stitching and heavy-duty pack cloth construction insure years of clutter control.

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