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online american players - Sun Aug 26, 2012, 09:33 AM
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Since: Aug 2011
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ok so i have some confusion about this topic perhaps my geography is rusty and needs some brushing up, my question is i am currently watching foxwoods world poker finals on the tv and i have also noticed with many other tournaments that are broadcast on the tele,the commentators will often make reference to a player and say he is known as "such and such"(obviously player name goes there, not actually such and such) online,and then they will go on to say he/she lives in florida, illinois etc,so this is confusing to me as i thought these places were in america? can someone please explain this, also if i was for eg. a russian citizen living in america (studying at university etc) would i be excluded from online poker or would i be eligible to play?
 
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Sun Aug 26, 2012, 11:07 AM
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Currently nobody with a US IP address can play on PokerStars even if you are just visiting for a day.

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Sun Aug 26, 2012, 04:09 PM
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Some of these tourneys may also be from before black Friday, poker reruns are very common.

 

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