View Poll Results: Would you use google wallet to gamble online?

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    Default Would you use Google wallet for online gambling?

    google.com/wallet is a new product that will challenge paypal, Neteller, and moneybookers.

    Would you use google wallet as a player to gamble online if it were made available?

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    I would not. Lost too much over the years in e-wallets and the less big G knows about me the better I feel.

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    It is unlikely we will use Big G Wallet. The major reason is that we worry it will use the account information for their or their partners' marketing purpose. Anything related to their collecting user's information is definitely our objection. It is known that the stupid US government gave Big G legal rights to collect users detail up to 1938. You can imagine how the priority they will have on the market compared to their competitors.

    For the same reason, we will not install G's PR indicator or G's Chrome or G's Desktop Folder search function.

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    Their ambition to develop a bases for users to store everything there is even unbelievably scared to us. If they don't touch your data, it will open a big gate to the Hackers 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. How crazy that will be!

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    I agree with the privacy issues but it will be an interesting new wallet to compete with the others but we will see if they compete in a fair way and address privacy issues.

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    I got to agree with chips.. I have lost too much money using middle men (e-wallets).

    Don't like google as they collect wayyyyy toooo much info about you and they are very very vague about what they do with the personal info they collect.

    That facial recognition thing google has now, gives me the creeps.

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    I agree as well. I don't trust Google as far as I can throw them...
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    I wouldn't have any issues using Google.

    I'm guessing the guy in the street wouldn't either - most people probably don't consider that what Google knows about them a threat. Google is so big and well known, the average person would trust them because of the big brand name.

    For example, who would you bank with the "Bank or America" or some small named bank you'd never heard of before?

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    Personally I won't use Google as an e-wallet. Should online gambling be legalized in the U.S again I think it would be very popular among U.S-based players. Maybe Google knows something we don't know hence the reason it decided to launch an e-wallet.

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    I would never let Google handle a penny for me lol .Less they know the better!


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    We will evaluate Google's e-wallet - it's likely to be a player in the industry - certainly for non-US customers.
    Like most things that Google do - it's not a good idea to ignore it completely.

    PROS :
    - Google are so profitable that it is unlikely that this product will have an issue with loss of funds.
    - Google is such a named brand that it will be popular for person-to-person payments.
    - Google should have the marketing muscle to have merchants accept it.

    CONS :
    - Google will collect a lot more information than they need.
    - Google will probably share it with the US Government
    - Marketers and affiliates that are current running a black market economy (avoiding taxes) may get a nasty shock.

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