Who to Blame for Black Friday?

One of the things people have been reluctant to address is who is to blame for Black Friday and its aftermath.  Well, I’ve done a little investigation and I can say with certainty I know exactly who is to blame for Black Friday.  Want to know who it is? It’s you. Well, technically, it’s you […]

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Breaking News: PPA State Directors Playing at WSOP

I don’t know why but the PPA felt that with thousands of players stuck with hundreds of millions of dollars on Full Tilt and Ultimate Bet and Barton set to unveil a new online poker bill in Congress that they needed to release the following. Dear Fellow Poker Player, PPA State Directors at the WSOP […]

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Player Account Segregation Explained

There seems to be some confusion about what player account segregation means and how this all plays out in the recent DOJ action seizing bank accounts and poker sites being unable to pay back players. Please consider the diagram below. It’s a very simple version of how payment processing works (or did work up until […]

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Online Poker is Illegal

Online poker is illegal in the US! There, I said it. The PPA is never going to say it. The online poker sites are never going to say it. And many players and industry people have repeated the “online poker is not illegal” mantra for so long that many people have begun to believe it. […]

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