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Discussion in 'Casino Complaints - Non-Bonus Issues' started by Tanergirl, Apr 4, 2007.

    Apr 4, 2007
  1. Tanergirl

    Tanergirl Dormant account

    Occupation:
    Retail
    Location:
    Ohio
    I have been gambling online for 4 years. And, I have NEVER had any problems until March 2007. Can anybody tell me why they can take the money out so quickly, yet I cannot get paid. I, too, have been waiting for a payount. I have always paid through my checking account. The funds are gone the next day. Finally, somebody posted about the EcoCard and Riverbelle paying out. I do not play through them, but somebody just a known. I just do not understand how they can take one way, but they cannot replace the same way now. Thank you.:confused:
     
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  2. Apr 4, 2007
  3. FRENCHIE

    FRENCHIE Dormant account

    Occupation:
    poker player
    Location:
    charlotte north carolina
    TELL ME ABOUT

    i have been waiting on check since january
     
  4. Apr 4, 2007
  5. cmr29sun

    cmr29sun Dormant account

    Location:
    San Diego
    Maybe I just don't get it either. Makes ya wonder who's side this law is on.

    If the concern is that our online casino deposits could be in some way supporting evil doers well fine. Now it's almost as easy as it ever was to deposit but harder to withdraw. Who cares if I want to deposit a fat check from outside the country. Thought it was about stopping us from unknowingly putting our hard earned dollars into the wrong hands not taking it out.

    Did they not know they were going to have to go at this from the wrong end of the deal or what. Did they know nothing about gambling at all. If they made it difficult for us to get our money out of the casino maybe we'd think twice about depositing. Ah.. hello ..gee would gamblers be willing to take the chance of getting nothing for their deposit. That's a gamble already being taken with every deposit.

    They will never make it impossible to deposit and only make it a pain in the butt to cash in. Sorry to go on so but it just makes me crazy. When you think of the laws supposed intent its laughable. Either they are just stupid or so greedy its scarey.

    As for the casinos seeing this coming well seems they were willing to gamble some themselves. At the start I think most players were focused on how could we get those deposits made. I think they banked on that happening. We should of had the upper hand. They want our money and would of worked like hell to ensure reliable deposit and cash in options were available had we demanded it. Instead we (most and myself included) sought out any deposit method working doing the work for them. It's no wonder it appears they are dragging their feet finding reliable cash in options. Making sure money was flowing as easily in both directions didn't stop players from depositing before is it now ?

    Cmr29sun
     
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  6. Apr 4, 2007
  7. Itoldyouso

    Itoldyouso Banned User - opted out from the forum, but keeps

    Occupation:
    Accountant
    Location:
    USA
    Stop Online Gambling and you won't have these problems!
     
  8. Apr 5, 2007
  9. footdr

    footdr Banned User: PITA violations of the Forum Rules

    Occupation:
    management
    Location:
    cyberspace
    ITOLDYOUSO, WHY ARE YOU A MEMBER OF THIS FORUM

    All of your posts are admonishments to players for gambling. I don't think anyone needs you telling them over and over to stop gambling, when they post a question or problem. Apparently you have no withdrawal problems and it seems you do not even gamble online. So why are you posting to this forum?

    Sorry, but I for one am tired of your "I told you so's."

    Do you have a hidden agenda for reading these posts? Are you part of some anti-gambling organization? Or just bored with nothing else to do.

    This Forum is those who gamble online not gambling NAY SAYERS!

    While anyone may join this forum and be free to post on this site, replying to posts should be relevant to the topic.

    I doubt I am the only member with this view. I am interested in seeing how your respond to this.
     
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  10. Apr 5, 2007
  11. Itoldyouso

    Itoldyouso Banned User - opted out from the forum, but keeps

    Occupation:
    Accountant
    Location:
    USA
    Ill just let silcnlayc speak for me on this comment:

    I for one wants you to get your money. But why keep creating problems? Maybe tough love is what some of you needs. I've been an online gambler since 1998. First casino was Casino On Net. First Poker was Poker.com went to Delta Poker, Coco Poker, and when Paradise came it was a BIG change for online poker. Paypal wasnt even a service when I started. Obey the laws of your country or fight for change!
     
  12. Apr 5, 2007
  13. eduun

    eduun Most Annoying Forum Member of 2008

    Occupation:
    accounting
    Location:
    usa
    footdr, I was thinking the same thing last night, I am tired of reading itoldyousos ranting on this forum. We are adults making are own decisions and surly did not join this forum to read antigambling posts!!!!! itoldyouso, why dont you join an antigambling forum?
     
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  14. Apr 5, 2007
  15. 1819

    1819 Dormant account

    Occupation:
    retired athlete
    Location:
    ny,nj,fla
    i dont think the guy is antigambling. i think he is pro-common sense. there is really no reason for any of us in the u.s. to be playing online right now. the countless hours and phone calls and emails and b.s. trying to get paid and find deposit options is pretty silly when you think about it. i, for one, have just started going to atlantic city more than usual. i still play pokerstars only because my balance has been the same for months and i seldom cash out from there anyway. this will all blow over eventually and if the u.s. can regulate it (find a way to get their cut) then all will be well in the world. if not we will probably find a way to survive without online gaming. or we can all move to europe!:)
     
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  16. Apr 5, 2007
  17. silcnlayc

    silcnlayc Just one more spin pleez! CAG MM PABnonaccred PABaccred

    Occupation:
    IT Director of Operations
    Location:
    Left Hungary
    BINGO!
    Double BINGO!
     
  18. Apr 5, 2007
  19. eduun

    eduun Most Annoying Forum Member of 2008

    Occupation:
    accounting
    Location:
    usa
    it depends on where you play, what withdrawel methods are available!!! there are casinos that pay, i.e bodog, mg casinos that offer ecocard withdrawels. I have not had a problem except for a click2pay issue which I solved by depositing at a casino that would payout a differnet method than original deposit!!! common sense dictates that you would not withdrawel via ach right now, so I think that those who continue are asking for trouble, but as an adult they are free to make their own decisions and deserve not to get blasted by those who are no longer playing!! why even bother posting on this site?
     
  20. Apr 5, 2007
  21. silcnlayc

    silcnlayc Just one more spin pleez! CAG MM PABnonaccred PABaccred

    Occupation:
    IT Director of Operations
    Location:
    Left Hungary
    Very true!
    No blasting here, just curious as to why anyone from the USA would continue to play with all the problems going on and so many complaints CONTINUOUSLY being posted.
    I guess because we can and it's a great place and, and, and...I could go on and on..

    Just because I choose not to play and go through all the agony of some players nightmares, doesn't mean I need to leave the boards. Yes? After all, I am a grownup! :lolup: (Refers to first line on post)

    You say you have had no problem and then come back and say except for..so either you had problems or haven't...:rolleyes: :D
     
  22. Apr 5, 2007
  23. eduun

    eduun Most Annoying Forum Member of 2008

    Occupation:
    accounting
    Location:
    usa
    okay, I should restate that I havent had a problem, because I play at an accredited casino that enabled me to bybass all of the problems that others had been having.I respect your opinion, everybody has a right to have one, just dont understandstand why you are doing this on this forum(itoldyouso)
     
  24. Apr 5, 2007
  25. Da_Gambla

    Da_Gambla Dormant account

    Occupation:
    Code Monkey
    Location:
    Los Angeles
    I think that, once again, a certain amount of filtering has to come into play when reading/responding to posts. The original poster has exactly ONE post credited to them. Any idea which post that is? Therefore, I agree with the good Dr. that immediately jumping that person with STOP GAMBLING ONLINE is rather uncalled for. On the other hand, the original poster could have used a quick search and found NUMEROUS mature threads concerning their topic and therefore yet another "why can't we get paid" thread wasn't really necessary.

    My rant would not be people should stop making adult decisions and live with the consequences, but rather people should SEARCH this Forum after registering and educate themselves -before- they post over-duplicated discussions.

    This appeared to be a 'community' to me at the time I joined a few weeks back. Since then, I have certainly seen an awful lot of splintering going on between people who supposedly have 'everything in common'. I don't think it's very polite for Itoldyouso to jump a new member with the intense negativity he has towards gaming right now. I think there's a fine line between being over-compassionate (to borrow a line from Pulp Fiction: "Gentlemen, let's not start sucking each other's di**s quite yet") and flat out preaching or beating people up for their troubles. You might as well join a teen pregnancy community and preach abstinence if you're that damn bored or full of your own self-rightousness.

    Back away from the Reply button and calm down a bit... if you can add something intelligent to a member's post, proceed. If in reality you just want to continue a rant you are well known for, might be best to just stop yourself. You only get one reputation per community, so it's probably best to shy away from getting stereotyped.
     
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  26. Apr 5, 2007
  27. 1819

    1819 Dormant account

    Occupation:
    retired athlete
    Location:
    ny,nj,fla
    we bother posting because we care about an industry that has imploded. why should anyone be forced to play at just a handful of casinos? deposit methods and withdrawls are changing on a daily basis. hell, 90% of the posts recently are about problems not fantastic stories of online bliss. gambling online, or in any form, should be fun not aggrivating. people should get blasted if they continue to play in this environment. if you put your hand on a hot stove...take it off. common sense.
     
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  28. Apr 5, 2007
  29. happygobrokey

    happygobrokey Dormant account

    Occupation:
    student of life
    Location:
    canada
    here's a good story that might bring everyone's spirits up. the past while has been my hottest win streak ever! i made a bunch of wins totalling ~2k at bet royal (yet to be paid so every rose has its thorn), another four figure win from a relatively unheard of playtech (i found one post in the forum search) playing let it ride, man that is a great game to sticky with, as well for the first time in months i cashed from intercasino, 375 playing vp, and i made a decent score 175 GBP from will hill. and all my gambling money since i struck up the habit again came from depositing sixty bucks with that amount kicked back via affiliate. so i have freerolled my way into having a constant gambling roll again and banking some timely wins. now i am poised to send a few grand back to my bank once my larger wins are paid. if there were more international players here there would be proportionately fewer posts about US players' troubles. i played poker at my buddy's last night and we had a royal flush on one hand! my first time seeing one live and non-rigged :thumbsup:
     
  30. Apr 5, 2007
  31. Tanergirl

    Tanergirl Dormant account

    Occupation:
    Retail
    Location:
    Ohio
    I just wanted to know

    I was only wondering why the money can go out through a debit card, and why it cannot go back in the same way. I am sorry for all of the controversy I started. I did not mean to. That is just the way I have played for years, and now you cannot get paid that way. Yes, I am upset that I am not being paid for my winnings. I was aware of circumstances regarding deposit methods, but my online casino never mentioned anything about problems with withdrawls. As of now, I could still make a deposit through my debit card. It just makes no sense to me. I have won big and lost big. I enjoy online gambling, but not when it comes to not receiving money that is owed to me, it stops. I only came to this board, because I was hoping to find some answers as to why I was not getting paid. My casino just keeps telling me to be patient.
     
  32. Apr 5, 2007
  33. 1819

    1819 Dormant account

    Occupation:
    retired athlete
    Location:
    ny,nj,fla
    well first off there is no reason to be sorry for asking a question. the people who get flamed are the people who insist that everything is ok. yes it does suck right now. for me it stopped months before the gaming act when i had huge double dipping problems with neteller. i posted it here and no one wanted to hear any negitivity with "trusted" neteller. i stopped using them, deposited with netspend and all was well until mg stopped letting me play from ny & nj. an acredited casino went as far as rerouting my checks through a different state because they didnt want to lose the business. i knew then it was getting bad. in fairness, i still let my girlfriend play at inet. she loses most of the time and so far checks have been good when she does cashout. if they ever start to bounce then it will be over. i enjoyed rtg's but they have gotten very tight and it's not fun when you dont have a choice. intertops mg was a last resort but they dont mail checks for payment so i'm limited to pokerstars for now. in all i did get beat from one place for about 300. big deal. lesson learned. the whole point of my rant was i dont think it's wise to play anywhere anymore unless you know that there is a chance you might not see your winnings. if people can accept that then that's cool but to pretend that there is no problem is not responsible gaming.
     
  34. Apr 5, 2007
  35. Mousey

    Mousey Ueber Meister Mouse CAG

    Occupation:
    Pencil Pusher
    Location:
    Up$hitCreek
    Back to your original problem ;). One hold up with casinos paying out is that no payment processor wants to send funds to the US. Casinos get a processor lined up, processor sends out checks and/or ACH, then said processor gets cold feet, dumps the casino, shuts down the account, then players get bad checks and ACHs that don't clear.

    If the casino who is delaying your payment is accredited here, and/or has a rep on the board, please email or PM him/her and hopefully s/he can explain the delay with your withdrawal, and maybe even get it expedited for you. Go to the top of the page and look for "Casino Contacts" and look for your casino. Easiest way for me is to go to the contacts page, click Edit at the top of the browser window, then Find on This Page, and type in the casino name, then click next.

    Good luck. :thumbsup:
     
  36. Apr 5, 2007
  37. cmr29sun

    cmr29sun Dormant account

    Location:
    San Diego
    Not to speak for the original poster but I don't think Tanergirl was so much complaining but rather trying to ask a question. There's been alot of posts complaining lately and I think people took the post for yet another one. Tanergirl was maybe just expressing frustration in not understanding why exactly funds can be taken out but not go back the same way. So correct me if I am wrong Tanergirl but that is what you want to know right ?

    Why is it working in one direction and not the other ?



    Cmr29sun
     
  38. Apr 5, 2007
  39. Tanergirl

    Tanergirl Dormant account

    Occupation:
    Retail
    Location:
    Ohio
    Yes, that was my question

    You are all being so nice. Thank you for being patient and explaining this to me. Yes, that was my question and it was answered. Have a good day to all of you.:)
     

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