Teddoman wrote:If you haven't heard, some of the big online poker sites in the US have been shut down and indicted. It just isn't legal yet but they've acted like it was for years.
Ovechkin wrote:Do people play here on pokerstars or full tilt? I know the us won't allow online poker but I'm sure the Taiwanese do play. Do they have to just link a bank account to an open account and play?
Tony the Tiger wrote:What a strange question regarding FullTilt, they haven't been operating for over a year.
But yes, online poker is fine here. I know a few grinders here in Taipei. I'm a grinder myself, albeit small time.
Teddoman wrote: I remember there was a scandal at one point where one of the owners was playing against players with their cards in full view. Until online poker in the US is legalized and regulated (which will bring in professional operators backed by institutional investors), there's a bit more risk in terms of trusting the operators to deal with your money professionally or trusting that the games you play are actually real fair games.
I think FullTilt did not keep customer accounts separate from their operating accounts, which is a big no no.
PokerStars didn't have that problem so it was allowed to reopen to non-US customers
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