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Don't Be a Lemming in the Upcoming Election

21 October 2010 , By: compncards
The Poker Player's Alliance put out a list of 58 candidates that they support in the upcoming election in November. I was looking at the list and the candidate they support in my area is by far one that is not well supported, especially after his voting record the last two years over major issues. I don't normally get into politics that much or speak my mind on it because it is usually a battle of people who think they cannot be wrong. But in this case, the PPA is trying to get you to go out and vote on the basis of one issue.
Categories: Mid-Term Elections, Poker Players Alliance, PPA

New Cheating Allegations Arise With UB - Anyone Surprised?

19 October 2010 , By: compncards
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There appears to be yet ANOTHER accusation of cheating against UltimateBet, now known as UB. As you may know, there is a legal fight going on between Excapsa Software (UltimateBet's Original Owners pre name change to UB), Tokwire Enterprises (acquired UB from Excapsa via a company called Blast Off), and Blanca Games (the folks that actually had the balls to buy the Cereus Network. ) Blast Off quit paying Excapsa after the cheating scandal broke in 2007 and Excapsa thinks that Blast Off is having its assets transferred out so that they become unable to pay the remaining portion of the $120 Million due them. The following was discovered in legal documents: “The Tokwiro Group and its management recently alleged that they are the victims of a “newly discovered” cheating incident dating back to 2004 which caused former Chief Joe Norton to abandon the internet gaming business and has given rise to new alleged claims against Excapsa.
Categories: Blanca Games, Blast Off, Excapsa, UB, Ultimate Bet Cheating Scandal

PokerStars Wusses Out - Full Tilt to Follow?

1 8 October 2010 , By: compncards
For those of you hiding under a rock, PokerStars announced earlier in the week that they are no longer serving Washington State residents for real money gaming. This came from the WA Supreme Court's decision that the law that bans online gambling was not unconstitutional. They upheld the law and PokerStars decided that it was time to get out. So many Washington players headed over to Full Tilt to chill out with Ivey and the boys.
Categories: Full Tilt, PokerStars, Washington State Ceases Operations

3 16 September 2010 , By: compncards
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Word was released earlier Thursday that SpadeClub. com would cease operations and players were asked to move over to the ZEN Entertainment Network. As you may remember, SpadeClub was a subscription based poker room that CardPlayer setup back in 2008 that took action from the U. S.
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