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Unread 04-16-2011, 06:26 PM
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Default DOJ bust 3 Large Poker Rooms

As I'm sure everyone has already heard..

Full Tilt, Poker Stars and Absolute Poker was indicted yesterday for money laundering and bank fraud for illegal gambling activities in the USA. This time the feds seem to have some teeth and actively enforcing the UIGEA.

There are many, many articles and threads around about this. I was going to post a link to one but you may just want google for yourself.

The next few days and weeks will be a test to see if anyone remains in the usa market. Not good I'm afraid.
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Unread 04-16-2011, 08:04 PM
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Looks like it goes even deeper according to this article from the Las Veags Sun.

Men named in poker indictment already tied to Las Vegas fraud case
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Bunch of greedy idiots. Sounds to me like if they had just kept it all clean Poker transactions, they might not have been targeted, but when you start moving large money around like that, bribing people, and invent new ways to screw people in the process, you are going get exactly what you deserve.

AND,....Right when a couple of states are gearing up to accept online gambling. Idiots!
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AND,....Right when a couple of states are gearing up to accept online gambling. Idiots!
Steve Wynn immediatly severed ties with Poker Stars of course.

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Always seem to be a few NUMPTIES out there that screw up the big picture in favor of trying to score a few quick and easy dollars.

I see this on many levels, including gambling forums.

Someday the GIA will serve a genuine and useful purpose, IMO,.... because I can't be bought!
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