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    scottyy11
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    I'm wondering why the US gov has not gone after doyle brunson?

    is it a double standard as to why they have not gone after brunson and the guys at full tilt? not that I want to see it.

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    Aces
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    They actualy issued a statement a few weeks ago regarding the issue.

    Posted by Full Tilt Poker

    As many people are well aware, the United States Congress recently passed legislation that aims to make it illegal for U.S. banks to process transactions related to online gaming.

    We, like all online poker players, are dismayed and saddened by these potential regulations, and are doing our best to determine what these changes will mean to our customers. We are continuing to study this legislation and, until our investigation is complete, believe it would be wrong to comment on how these new rules will impact the ability for players to transfer funds to and from Full Tilt Poker.

    In the short term, we assure you that your online experience at Full Tilt Poker will not change. You will still be able to deposit and withdraw money from the site using the same methods and payment processors you have always used, and your money will remain completely safe and secure. We cannot predict how the online poker experience may change in the future, but we do not expect any immediate impact from the legislation, as the banking industry has 270 days to implement new rules after the bill is signed.

    It is also important to note that, once signed, the new legislation will not criminalize individuals for playing poker online. Instead, the bill will eventually attempt to prevent the transfer of funds to online gaming. As poker is a game of skill rather than pure chance, we hope that it will not be affected by this new bill. Speculation aside, however, we will continue to work closely with organizations like the Poker Player's Alliance to lobby for an exemption for online poker and for your right to play a truly American game from the privacy of your own home and computer.

    While this last-minute congressional move has undoubtedly caused concern among our players, we want to assure you that Full Tilt Poker is legally regulated and licensed to offer its services to anyone around the world and that your day-to-day experience at the site will remain unchanged in all respects.

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    Aces
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    I found this interesting

    It is also important to note that, once signed, the new legislation will not criminalize individuals for playing poker online. Instead, the bill will eventually attempt to prevent the transfer of funds to online gaming.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aces
    As poker is a game of skill rather than pure chance, we hope that it will not be affected by this new bill.
    Isn't there a little luck in poker as well? Isn't there some skill in gaming? I really don't see the big difference between the two.

    Just found out today that Pokerstars no longer takes deposits/withdrawls from eChecks, NETeller & CentralCoin.

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    The Tribeca Poker Network (Doyles Room) withdrew from the US market back in November. So with that being said he should be safe.

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    tribeca said they would in nov but they are giving doyle 6months so there are still americans on and the room is telling players they will keep going in the US just going to leave the network for another one but about the only one left is prima.

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    He's a pretty old guy......he seems like a nice guy though.

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    Bump

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    huh why the bump onthis, check the poker area, plenty of posts, and some about doyles

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al Masters View Post
    Bump

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    why bump this for?

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    They probably don't have evidence that doylesroom.com laundered money like the other three sites in question did.

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    pavyracer
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    Who is Doyle Brunson?

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    the DOJ does not want anymore bad pub than they have already received. perp walk an old man and see what that does for ya.

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    figured it might give him a heart attack
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    Quote Originally Posted by beach nut View Post
    They probably don't have evidence that doylesroom.com laundered money like the other three sites in question did.


    Exactly.. Doyles room still accepts U.S. players

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    Is he related to Charles Brunson?

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    lot of money gets choped up , spred like butter

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