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Three of the largest online poker sites have been shut down by the FBI in a probe that could bring about the death of the internet gambling industry.
Eleven people, including the owners of Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker and PokerStars, were charged with bank fraud and money laundering.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz1JhAjoEm7
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EDIT: 18/4/11

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A summary of the indictment...

http://www.justice.gov/usao/nys/pres...dictmentpr.pdf

A great ongoing Ustream webcast on QuadJacks.com discussing the situation...

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/day-2-qj-live-show

Cheers,

B-Con
EDIT: 19/4/11

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The webcast changed locations...

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/quadjacksmonday

Also, the stream is located on http://quadjacks.com/ .

Cheers.
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Good job
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And what happens to people's money that have it in their banks to gamble with?

Do they just LOSE their money?

I don't gamble, I don't find it fun to "Donate" my money haha.
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Great.......
    
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And what happens to people's money that have it in their banks to gamble with?

Do they just LOSE their money?

I don't gamble, I don't find it fun to "Donate" my money haha.
I wouldn't use the glorious word donate in a situation like this.
Donation is an act of justice, glory and empathy.

3 down, 3 billion left.
I HATE online poker crap.
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pokerstars is still working... and their client is working too
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Wow this is big news
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pokerstars is still working... and their client is working too
Hrm, not for me...


    
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Hrm, not for me...

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stupid me, i visited www.pokerstars.es (their spanish site)

but their client is still working, unless its also different from the US one.
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Looks like the FBI´s doing smash and grabs now.
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