Only a Few More Days to Act if You Want Rakeback

As you may have heard, the Merge Network is discontinuing rakeback. What you make not have heard is that you have until June 1 in order to set up a rakeback account and get grandfathered into a rakeback deal. If you want to get rakeback on Carbon Poker (on the Merge Network) follow the instructions […]

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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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Thinking About VPN’ing Poker? Think Again
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My friend Michael who lives in Japan asked me to write VPN poker because he keeps getting asked about this topic and he’s getting tired of answering the same question over and over. Michael is an American who relocated overseas pre-UIGEA for school and work and much like myself he knows all too well how […]

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The PPA is Pathetic

The PPA just sent me this email: I don’t know what universe the PPA lives in but the DOJ’s decision had nothing to do with any grassroots pressure generated from PPA members. Sixty-five thousands emails and letters is a blip for government agencies. That’s about .02% of the US population. That’s only 5% of the […]

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Is PokerStars Delusional?

I just got this email the other day from PokerStars Really? Your competitors have all got you in the crosshairs and are pulling out every stop to steal your customers away and the best you can offer if 50% up to $200? I’ve said in previous posts that I think that what happened could be […]

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Free Coaching From Deuces Cracked Plus Rakeback

Looking for some great poker training videos for free and get rakeback on your poker play? I’m offering both. Go sign up for Deuces Cracked and as soon as you hit $500 MGR in a month I’ll pay for your access to the Deuces Cracked access to their training videos for 30 days. This is […]

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