View Poll Results: Do you expect a third round of indictments against operators accepting U.S. Players?

Voters
17. You may not vote on this poll
  • No - I firmly believe the attacks are finished for this year.

    1 5.88%
  • Unlikely - I think there is some chance, but less than a 25% chance of additional indictments this year.

    7 41.18%
  • Decent Chance - I think there is at least a 25% but less than a 50% chance.

    0 0%
  • Even Odds - I think there is a 50/50 chance there will be additional attacks this year.

    1 5.88%
  • Likely - I think there is more than a 50% chance but less than a 75% chance.

    0 0%
  • Very Likely - I think there is at least a 75% chance, but not a certainty.

    3 17.65%
  • Yes - I believe additional indictments this year are a virtual certainty.

    5 29.41%
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    MichaelCorfman's Avatar
    MichaelCorfman is online now GPWA Executive Director
    Join Date
    June 2004
    Location
    Newton, MA
    Posts
    4,351
    Thanks
    1,011
    Thanked 5,737 Times in 1,829 Posts

    Question Do you expect a third round of indictments against operators accepting U.S. Players?

    Over the past couple of months there have been two major sets of indictments by the U.S. Department of Justice against operators accepting U.S. players and their payment processors.

    The first set of indictments from the Southern District of New York was made public on April 15th and includes seizures of domains used by PokerStars, Full Tilt and Absolute Poker.

    The second set of indictments from the District of Maryland was made public on May 25th against BMX Entertainment, Thrillx Systems, Doyles Room, Bookmaker.com and other sites.

    Do you think that is all the indictments we will see from the U.S. Department of Justice this year? Or do you believe others are in the works that will be unsealed as additional rounds of attacks against operators accepting U.S. Players and their payment processors this year?

    Michael

  2. #2
    Frank Benjamin is offline Private Member
    Join Date
    April 2008
    Posts
    378
    Thanks
    9
    Thanked 46 Times in 35 Posts

    Default

    If you believe Senator Barney Frank, he doesn't think so. But he also admits to not having any inside information.

    http://www.covers.com/articles/artic...?theArt=236861

  3. #3
    TravG's Avatar
    TravG is offline Private Member
    Join Date
    September 2008
    Posts
    2,056
    Thanks
    34
    Thanked 178 Times in 130 Posts

    Default

    I say unlikely. Obviously they have been working on this for quite some time and nabbed who they could. Hopefully now they will focus on the prosecution of the players they have and leave the rest alone! For now anyway.
    Live Casino USA - the best USA live online casinos. Play USA online slots and other casino games like USA online blackjack. Play at USA online casinos and find the best USA online casino and USA legal slots. https://mobileslotslisting.com

  4. #4
    xecutable's Avatar
    xecutable is offline Private Member
    Join Date
    March 2011
    Location
    Zurich, Switzerland
    Posts
    1,803
    Thanks
    549
    Thanked 1,068 Times in 613 Posts

    Default

    I believe, they proved, they cannot be trusted. If DOJ smells again money leaking, they won't rest until that leak is stopped

  5. #5
    felku's Avatar
    felku is offline Public Member
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    254
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 15 Times in 12 Posts

    Default

    Well I think that they will not try to do anything for a while, they already spread a little fear around. A know from a bunch of affiliates that stopped promoting gambling to US traffic.

    PD. Sorry for my bad english, is not my first language.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •