Important – UCasino.com Closed
September 22, 2014 – UCasino and Ultimate Poker ceased operations at 11:59pm on September 21, 2014. This decision only affected New Jersey. Nevada’s Ultimate Poker site is still active.
September 19, 2014 – Ultimate Casino is no longer accepting deposits in New Jersey. Ultimate Gaming alleges that Trump Taj Mahal breached the partnership contract. Trump Taj Mahal filed for bankruptcy protection in September 2014. In court filings, Ultimate Gaming states that it is owed $1.5 million. The site will cease operations in September 2014.
Ultimate Casino went live for the New Jersey soft launch on November 21, 2013. It received approval to go live to the public on November 25, 2013. Players may download the casino software from ucasino.com. The poker software is located at Ultimatepoker.com.
New players receive a free $25 when signing up at either UCasino or Ultimate Poker. The free money may be used to enter poker tournaments and sit and gos or wagered at slot machines.
Ultimate Casino is partnered with Trump Taj Mahal in New Jersey. It is operated by Fertitta Interactive and majority owned by Station Casinos, a locals casino operator based in Las Vegas. Its most popular properties are Red Rock Resort, Green Valley Ranch and Palace Station. The Ultimate brand is related to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The Fertitta family is heavily involved in this popular Mixed Martial Arts form.
Ultimate Casino offers a variety of casino games including video poker, blackjack and slots. It will also offer online poker through its Ultimate Poker brand. It was the first regulated online poker room in the United States. It launched in Nevada on April 30, 2013. It had a monopoly in that market until September 17, 2013 when WSOP opened its online poker room.
The casino offers three forms of blackjack, roulette, Let it Ride, Three Card Poker, Four Card Poker, Six Card Poker, Casino war, Raise it Up, Crazy4Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Mississippi Stud and Ultimate Texas Hold’em. Video poker titles include Jacks or Better, Deuces Wild, Double Bonus and Double Double Bonus.
Ultimate Poker offers No Limit Texas Hold’em, Fixed Limit Texas Hold’em, Pot Limit Omaha, Pot Limit Omaha High/Low and Fixed Limit Omaha High/Low. There are also sit and gos in all games. Most multi table tournaments are No Limit Texas Hold’em.
Accounts may be made in person at Trump Taj Mahal or within the Ultimate Casino software. Players may be required to submit documentation that proves identification and age.
Ultimate Casino New Jersey – Banking Options
Deposits may be made by cash at a Trump Taj Mahal casino cage, electronic check, Visa and Mastercard. Withdrawals may be made by cash at a Trump Taj Mahal casino cage, electronic check or check by mail.
UCasino.com and Ultimate Poker also offer deposits through PayNearMe. These may be made at any 7-11 in New Jersey in amounts up to $500.