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Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by tallguybry, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. tallguybry

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    Any other LPSG members here in the US affected by our governments shutdown of online poker?

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    I was and I'm pretty pissed off about it -- IMO, the Justice Department has more important issues to address like crime. I've read that getting cash on deposit out will be a lengthy process, if it happens at all and I'm very unhappy about that since I doubt we'll be able to write it off on our tax returns.

    I guess I should be glad I didn't have more cash on deposit at PokerStars. I understand ClubWPT plans to continue operating since they feel their business model allows them to say they are in compliance with UIGEA. I imagine their ranks of paying customers will swell -- to me, there isn't any point in playing for free chips on FT or PS.

    This is huge... I say, figure a way to tax it and get on with it. Unfortunately, I'm sure it won't be that easy.
     
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