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Internet Poker Crackdown

Unread postby skatingtripods » Fri Apr 15, 2011 4:14 pm

Just saw this Tweet in my feed:

teddy_covers teddy sevransky
All hell is breaking loose right now in the online poker world. Full Tilt, Pokerstars and Absolut Poker just got shut down by the feds

http://www.justice.gov/usao/nys/pressre ... mentpr.pdf

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY CHARGES PRINCIPALS OF THREE LARGEST INTERNET POKER COMPANIES WITH BANK FRAUD, ILLEGAL GAMBLING OFFENSES AND LAUNDERINg BILLIONS IN ILLEGAL GAMBLING PROCEEDS


Can't say I'm surprised, but I think I'll go get my money from PokerStars now.
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Re: Internet Poker Crackdown

Unread postby waborat » Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:16 pm

Didn't they did this in '06?

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Re: Internet Poker Crackdown

Unread postby Orenthal » Sun Apr 17, 2011 7:26 pm

Ultimate Bet still takes US deposits.
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Re: Internet Poker Crackdown

Unread postby peeker643 » Sun Apr 17, 2011 8:02 pm

Orenthal wrote:Ultimate Bet still takes US deposits.


Oh... They're all excellent at taking deposits. That's the last light they turn off.

Maybe if some of you humps had funds to withdraw it'd be a different story :nanner:

PokerStars has a note that 'Real money play is no longer available to US players...please be assured player balances are safe.'
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Re: Internet Poker Crackdown

Unread postby waborat » Sun Apr 17, 2011 10:32 pm

peeker643 wrote:
Orenthal wrote:
Maybe if some of you humps had funds to withdraw it'd be a different story :nanner:



No shit, withdrew all my mulla years ago. It took as long as 6 months from Full Tilt to pay up...

Buddy of mine was taken for 2K deposit/13K winnings from Sportsbook.com a few years back...

Thank God, ETrade doesn't work like those thieves
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Re: Internet Poker Crackdown

Unread postby Orenthal » Mon Apr 18, 2011 4:26 pm

Never had a problem cashing out of Stars or Ultimate Bet.

Second part of peeks post covers the only reason I mentioned UB. I went to reload my PokerStars after about a year after withdrawing a modest profit, and found my state no longer allows Instant Check Deposits... Poopy, cuz their site GUI was so much more pleasing then UB's ever has been, and the speed was also much better...

I've always wondered about the online sports sites. All seem scummy to me, especially the ones sending me all this junk mail.
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