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Originally posted by doorbell412
Lets take pokerstars for example. They can't be taken to court because there's not enough proof. You can't check the names because of the privacy laws AND they are set up in a country where the online gaming laws don't apply to those in the U.S.
Is that not proof enough????
Call it what you want, it sounds like the perfect money making scheme to me... and if they can get away with it.... why not??? after all they are a business, and businesses only look out for one person....THEMSELVES!!!
The way they probably think about it is:
"it's not cheating, it's a smart business strategy, and so what if people have their doubts? They wont be able to do anything about it, and if a few people stop playing on our site, they'll be plenty more suckers to come, and once they start to have their doubts and stop playing, it doesn't matter, because we've already taken a lot of money from them."
Pay no attention to those pokerstars chat employees. They are nothing but a bunch or trained monkeys to only give you automated answers such as: 100% rng etc. I'm sure they have their opinions about the site. But you can be damn sure they wont say anything. They don't want to lose that $6 an hour job.
Like I said, if they see that millions more can be made as long as they can cheat in their favor, why not?
I don't know why people think: HUGE company= 100% honesty
That is a load of bull. Just look at what the gas stations prices were a year ago for christ's sake. You think those prices were 100% honest???
There are PLENTY of big companies that are corrupt. But what it all boils down to is MONEY!! Otherwise, why get in the business in the first place?
A great example is Paypal. It is the biggest online money transfer-er in the world, and they have been sued and taken to court PLENTY of times for fraud. And most of the time when they're facing a big lawsuit, they SETTLE and pay out millions instead of going to court BECAUSE THEY KNOW THEY AREN'T HONEST.
If the programmers can make pokerstars as big as it is with it's wide selection of sit and goes, cash rings, mtt's, ect. There is a very high possibility they can created a sophisticated bot that can do it all.
Just think. If amateur programmers can make bots that can play, imagine what a dedicated, full time professional programmer can do. Plus they have all the funding they will ever need.
Wouldn't be hard at all... People saying there isn't a chance of pokerstars being rigged because they make enough off the rake alone need to wake up. Money = greed, and we all know what that can lead to.
[edit on 30-3-2009 by doorbell412]
Originally posted by king9072 They may only hold 10% of that, as the chance of a mass withdrawl is highly unlikely and pretty much not possible. So the rest of that at the very least could be in high interest bank accounts, and when you have that much its very high interest. Or they could be playing the stock market or whatever they want.