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Old 08-22-2005, 08:17 AM
froggy527 froggy527 is offline
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Default Bonus abuse?(accounts banned)

I've noticed on a few post's where people have mentioned
having their account banned for bonues abuse. I am just
starting and have no desire to have an account banned!

What do people do to have this happen?
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Old 08-22-2005, 08:31 AM
jrz1972 jrz1972 is offline
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Default Re: Bonus abuse?(accounts banned)

Many of the people who get their accounts banned (at Empire, for example) are very obviously bonus whores. They deposit when there's a reload, clear the bonus, and then withdraw all their funds and never play at that site again until the next reload. Most sites don't really give a rip if you do this, but Empire and many online casinos, I think, started closing the accounts of people who did this.

Lets say you want to have an Empire account to take advantage of their reloads, but you have no intention of making Empire your home base. No problem as long as you do the following:

1. Don't zero out your account after you clear your bonus. Leave some money in there.

2. Play a few non-bonus hands there every now and then. You don't have to log 10k hands a month there, just a few hundred should do the trick.

Give Empire enough action so that you aren't costing them a bunch of money and you won't have any problems.
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Old 08-22-2005, 08:33 AM
TemetNosce TemetNosce is offline
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Default Re: Bonus abuse?(accounts banned)

Generally there are two ways this happens:

1. Reloading too much when the site offers bottomless bonuses (e.g., Bodog). Bottomless bonuses are those bonuses that don't have a defined time frame set for depositing and getting a bonus. You can deposit, get the bonus, clear the bonus, then repeat. From what I have heard, Bodog decided that doing the multiple reloads over and over like this constituted bonus abuse.

2. Creating multiple accounts (gnomes) at one site and reloading on all of them when a bonus is offered. Empire put a stop to this recently by banning folks who did this.
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Old 08-22-2005, 05:37 PM
Theodore Donald Kiravatsos Theodore Donald Kiravatsos is offline
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Default Re: Bonus abuse?(accounts banned)

Should InterCasino / InterPoker be put in the "Care" or "Not-Care" category as far as handling their monthly reloads? Do they get pissed at the whores?

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Old 08-22-2005, 05:50 PM
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Default Re: Bonus abuse?(accounts banned)

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Should InterCasino / InterPoker be put in the "Care" or "Not-Care" category as far as handling their monthly reloads? Do they get pissed at the whores?

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I doubt that they care about whoring on the Intercasino side because they have never, ever changed the wagering reqs for blackjack over there even though it is tremendously +EV and risk-free to boot.
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