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Now That We're Getting Back Online

by John Vorhaus |  Published: Dec 11, 2013

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As one U.S. state after another legalizes intrastate online poker, and as the national momentum starts to swing in that direction, it’s a good time to reflect on Internet poker, where it’s been, where it’s going, and what your place in it might be. I start by presenting you with an email I received in April, 2002, just as Internet poker was starting to get untracked: How many times must players get burned before they realize that online poker is not a place to play for serious money? How many times must players place their trust in poker celebrity endorsements and get burned before they realize that online poker is not a place to play for serious money? If it walks like a duck, looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it is a duck. Dragon Poker, Highlands Poker, Pokerspot, etcetera, all were scams. They let players deposit ...


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