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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Hey they posted my pic with the signed hoodie on for when i ko'd Phil Laak
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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Hi GGA this Sunday... fun fun fun.. please see the winners in the pic to the left! hey i got an email stating that people signed up an still couldn't enter.. if you have that problem send me an email with your handle and ill send it along to be checked.. had 3 signups that couldn't join the Free roll but they cleared it up be4 the game and they got in. ( wonder how many others are getting passed over.. Hey but gga see you next week and apprize me of any issues please!

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Virgopoker Sunday Freeroll 4/17/11

Me an the girls in the top 4.. you'd think i had a chance... lol Nah.. Kudos go out to Bullseyes.. ( i think she won 2 weeks back also ... better watch her. ) Hope all is good with everyone and you got your money out of those sites that closed down... Dam Gov... Like they aint got better things to do... Waste OUR money chasing people in their own house minding their own biz... Pathetic... Dont get me started... Anyway Thanks again and we'll see you next Sunday!

Friday, April 15, 2011

FBI messin with the poker Gods AGAIN... :<(

Federal prosecutors have charged some of the biggest names in online poker with bank fraud, money laundering, and illegal gambling, the US Justice Department announced on Friday. Those behind PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker have had their domains seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), and 76 bank accounts owned by the companies have been temporarily shut down via restraining orders.

Online gambling technically became illegal in the US starting in 2006, when legislators barred wire transfers, "payment system instruments," and credit cards from being used as payment methods for online gambling sites. Unsurprisingly, this didn't stop many gambling sites from running offshore operations and continuing to grow. Full Tilt Poker, for example, has grown large enough that it regularly sponsors players at the World Series of Poker. The domains of popular poker sites are no secret among online gambling aficionados.

According to the DoJ, however, 11 defendants behind these poker companies used fraudulent methods to trick payment processors like Visa and MasterCard into accepting payments from US users. Members from all three poker sites allegedly "arranged" for payments to be processed for things like jewelry and golf balls.

The DoJ claims that the poker companies were able to accept "billions of dollars" in payments this way, but not without the help of co-conspirators who helped to open up cover-up bank accounts in order to store the money. These people allegedly created fake corporations and websites in order to disguise the payments, using whatever names "the processor can get approved by the bank."

It gets more sordid. After having bank accounts shut down in 2009, several defendants allegedly bribed small-time banking institutions into cooperating with the scheme. For example, a private bank in Saint George, Utah ended up accepting a $10 million "investment" from individuals behind the accused poker sites in exchange for the processing of gambling transactions, with a $20,000 bonus for the bank's vice chairman.

As a result, the 11 individuals behind the three poker sites now face "at least" $3 billion—you read that correctly, billion—in money laundering penalties, in addition to the shut-down of 76 bank accounts in 14 countries.

Visitors to Full Tilt Poker, Poker Stars, and Absolute Poker are greeted with the above

"These defendants, knowing full well that their business with US customers and US banks was illegal, tried to stack the deck. They lied to banks about the true nature of their business," FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge Janice Fedarcyk said in a poker-pun-filled statement. "Then, some of the defendants found banks willing to flout the law for a fee. The defendants bet the house that they could continue their scheme, and they lost."

So far, the reaction from the poker-playing community has been one of shock. Poker site TwoPlusTwo is filled with users expressing disbelief at the charges, and a thread in our own forums questions the legal issues behind pursuing non-US residents in the scheme. According to Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara, however, the charges are largely related to "tricking" US banks into participating in the fraudulent schemes. "Foreign firms that choose to operate in the United States are not free to flout the laws they don’t like simply because they can’t bear to be parted from their profits," he said.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Virgopoker Sunday Freeroll 4/10/11

hi this weeks winner is..... drum roll.....,,,,, QUADBOB!!!... Bob seemed to play tight tonight... never saw that trick out of him be4!!!... or maybe he never got cards... hummm,,, anyway... Great game bob!...
Yall need to get your friends in too call them Sunday afternoon/ evening an try to get them to play a game with us!
Thanks for having fun with us GG everyone.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Phil Laak signed Hoodie

Running colder than a dog turn in an ice storm figured id post this as a reminder to myself I'm aight!

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Virgopoker Sunday Freeroll 4/3/11

Hi all hope you all like the new start time. Its PRIMETIME! Sunday night poker.. it was a fun game you know what i mean those who were there!!!.. good game creds go out to Bullseyes. Hope to see you all next week same time same place!..

Donk O The Day

Heres guy you should try to follow an take his dumb ass money.

Another Bad beat close one

The Bad Beat was at 172k the way it breaks out is 30% to the "loser" of the hand 17.5% to the winner.. the house and the rest get the balance... the betting went (.25 .50 ) 1x raise by me pre UGT.. he called in the small .75. Just us 2 in. The flop was A85. So i hit my set i bet pot. He RR to like 6 i pushed him ai for his other 5.85.. I started the hand with $24-- he at $12--. he flips his 88 for the set i have mine..Turn an 8 and i realize. holy shit an ace on the river and.... bummer. That ace on the river would have been worth about 30k to me 60k to him.. Weird thought immediately i had was it was a 1 in 44 shot to hit the ace on the river.. Close one eh?