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Destination Poker: Eight Things You Didn’t Know About Moving to Play Online Poker

If you’ve ever considered leaving home to play online poker in a different country, you’re just like thousands of other players. The concept of moving can be overwhelming to think about, but luckily, a unique company exists that is built to handle all the logistics a poker player could ever need – from finding the best Internet access to ordering a pizza. Meet Poker Refugees, founded post-Black Friday to help online players move abroad to continue their careers. Despite having helped nearly 180 players move in the past year, they continue to relocate poker players and sports bettors...

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Poker Refugees is to be congratulated for helping a lot of young U.S. poker professionals continue to work at their game. Given the bizarre situation where young American players, world class in poker, are essentially driven out of their country, this organization deserves kudos.

In a well-deserved barb to the U.S. DOJ ... congratulations on driving U.S. citizens out of the country and making the term "land of the free" just words instead of reality. Poker is an american pastime, online poker a legal, multi-billion dollar business around the world, yet American citizens need not apply because of what is, in effect, an online poker prohibition in the U.S. It took France six months to put in place regulations and tax online poker, making a windfall revenue in the process plus. In the U.S. it is still stuck in a ditch with no end in sight.

"The lucky player is usually the player that knows how much to leave to chance."


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