Picking an online room?
Select a rooms with a rank of PP, Pp, or P.
Avoid rooms with a rank of X because of U.S. DOJ risks, independent of your home country.
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online poker room and the U.S. DOJ risks for rooms accepting U.S. players.
August 17, 2009, warning update, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker named:
Quote from UNITED STATES -v- ALL FUNDS ON DEPOSIT..., p. 23 of 33:
Account Services has previously provided payment services for companies providing online gambling services, including
PokerStars and FullTilt Poker, the largest internet poker business in operation. As set forth in greater detail in the
Conte Wells Fargo Affidavit, there is probably cause to believe that the Wells Fargo Account Services Account was
providing payment services for these online gambling companies in 2008 and 2009...
The above, is one of the documents in the INTERNET GAMBLING PAYMENT PROCESSOR
CHARGED WITH BANK FRAUD, MONEY LAUNDERING, AND ILLEGAL GAMBLING OFFENSES in which the US is going for
The Indictment also seeks the forfeiture of at least approximately $565,908,288, which represents the amount of proceeds obtained as a result of the illegal gambling and bank fraud conspiracies.
If you are outside of the USA, you still need to aware of this action as a possible future seizure of off-shore accounts, related to
the US $565,908,288 claim could put your deposits at PokerStars and FullTilt at risk. Take this as a friendly warning. Act now and keep your funds
safe from the hungry (and empty) US Treasury!!