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Old 05-11-2017, 02:24 PM   #1
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How are these US guys playing on Pstars?

The rest of us mere mortals can't play on Pokerstars in the US. How are Vegas-based pros like Negreanu and Doug Polk playing on Pokerstars? And then streaming it. Are they leaving the country every time they play???
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Old 05-11-2017, 02:55 PM   #2
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Old 05-14-2017, 10:26 AM   #3
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Re: How are these US guys playing on Pstars?

Most of them rent a place in Canada for scoop / Jcarver rents a airbnb for each stream season in toronto, doug polk vancouver, negreanu maybe the 2 times i've seen him stream hes in a hotel room at a random tourney stop outside USA
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Old 05-30-2017, 04:21 PM   #4
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Re: How are these US guys playing on Pstars?

How likely are you to get caught and account closed if you are using a VPN and an offshore bank account to play on PStars?
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Old 05-30-2017, 10:23 PM   #5
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Re: How are these US guys playing on Pstars?

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Most of them rent a place in Canada for scoop / Jcarver rents a airbnb for each stream season in toronto, doug polk vancouver, negreanu maybe the 2 times i've seen him stream hes in a hotel room at a random tourney stop outside USA
So every time Jcarver streams he has to travel?? Where is he based out of? Toronto must be at least a plane ride from wherever he's at in the states.

I guess he doesn't stream all that much these days. When he used to stream every day he lived in Toronto, right?
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Old 05-30-2017, 10:54 PM   #6
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How likely are you to get caught and account closed if you are using a VPN and an offshore bank account to play on PStars?
Highly unlikely you could even do it, unless you had a uber expert in VPN stuff helping you even the youd likely get caught shortly, PS has ways... they have ways man.. I wouldnt even waste your time & money trying with anything you could get off the net, just won;t work.
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Old 05-31-2017, 07:12 AM   #7
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Re: How are these US guys playing on Pstars?

Yeah donīt even try it. Obviously Pokerstars hates having clients and will of course try to have less clients by actively looking for ways to ban them.
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Old 06-01-2017, 05:19 PM   #8
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Yeah donīt even try it. Obviously Pokerstars hates having clients and will of course try to have less clients by actively looking for ways to ban them.
You have a valid point, but you're also missing a huge one - DOJ could slap them with huge fines; DoJ let PS off the hook with the agreement that they wouldn't allow U.S. players back on.

PS likes money - and if that means avoiding huge fines, then they'll do it.
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Old 07-04-2017, 12:21 PM   #9
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Re: How are these US guys playing on Pstars?

I seem to remember when trying to play on Wsop.Com, they send a text to your phone or something and then determine the location of your phone to verify your in Nevada to allow play. Stars may do the same.
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Old 07-18-2017, 12:03 AM   #10
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Re: How are these US guys playing on Pstars?

Yes, they are
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