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Discussion in 'Online Casinos' started by rockycatt, May 17, 2010.

    May 17, 2010
  1. rockycatt

    rockycatt meistercatt CAG MM

    Occupation:
    carpenter
    Location:
    Boston
    could this part of the migration :eek::confused:,we all know who,s this represent.s the logo and color
    are well exactly that of platnimum play


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  2. May 17, 2010
  3. KasinoKing

    KasinoKing WebMeister & Slotaholic.. CAG MM PABnonaccred webmeister

    Occupation:
    House-Husband and Casino Advisor
    Location:
    Bexhill on sea, England
    Definitely NOT connected to any reputable MG casino;
    Had a look at the site - NO "About us", NO "Contact us" info, Terms & Conditions ONLY talk about the bonus and NOTHING else... :eek:
    Run Forest, RUN!!!

    KK
     
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  4. May 17, 2010
  5. maphesto

    maphesto Ueber Meister CAG MM webmeister

    Location:
    Sweden
    This is another of those affiliate tricks where they click download and you then receive Platinum Plays casino.

    The actual file name is PrimeplayEN.exe but it´s the Platinum Plays file.
    I believe that this one is tracked by IP to pay the affiliate but I might be wrong.

    EDIT to add:

    It´s the same muppet who use this to casino stars which is EU Casino:

    xxxhttp://213.163.89.101/EN/

    EDIT 2:

    Trace ip:

    Title: Stars Casino

    Keywords: none

    Description: none

    IP:
    213.163.89.101
    server location:
    Group in Netherlands
    ISP:
    High Secured Space Network Group
     
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  6. May 17, 2010
  7. love2winalot

    love2winalot Dormant account

    Occupation:
    Roulette Player
    Location:
    Philippines/Visiting Las vegas
    Hiya: I have a question? Why would an affiliate want, or need, to make a fake casino site, in order to get someone to actually download the casino they are an affiliate for?

    Download Wonalot Casino, but you actually end up at Winalot Casino. What's the point? Who are you trying to fool, and Why? Thanks.
     
  8. May 17, 2010
  9. maphesto

    maphesto Ueber Meister CAG MM webmeister

    Location:
    Sweden
    @love2winalot:

    I am not sure of this but there are so many tricks to use in the affiliate world. I can guess the affiliate himself thinks that this is a good way to collect customers.

    It's probably a lot easier to make this website than a good affiliate site. When the "new customers" have reached the page he clicks download directly.

    Only guessing here.
     
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  10. May 17, 2010
  11. Simmo!

    Simmo! Moderator Staff Member

    Occupation:
    Web Dev.
    Location:
    England
    Agreed. That seems most likely.
     
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  12. May 17, 2010
  13. Mavin1

    Mavin1 Dormant account

    Occupation:
    Caregiver/homemaker
    Location:
    Arizona


    You are one funny guy!!!!!!! :lolup:
     
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  14. May 18, 2010
  15. darkpixie

    darkpixie Senior Member

    Occupation:
    Student
    Location:
    Vancouver
    It looks to me like the crooked affiliate is trying to have users sign up at the same casino twice, hoping they can snag some legit affiliates commissions.
     
  16. May 20, 2010
  17. vinylweatherman

    vinylweatherman You type well loads CAG MM

    Occupation:
    STILL At Leisure
    Location:
    United Kingdom
    Surely this can be a BIG reason to substitute the name of a bogus casino for that of a REPUTABLE one. If a player already had a Platinum Play account, they would (probably) know that they couldn't have another. This way, they could be fooled into thinking this was a casino they had NOT signed up to before, and might get as far as registering an account, or even making a first deposit, before the casino security department caught up with them. If the affiliate is paid a set fee per new player, rather than on commission on net win (for the casino), this ploy makes sense.

    To make this work though, they have to violate the copyright of the genuine casino to build the fake landing page, and hack the installer package to reflect a different casino name. At the crude and amateurish level shown on these fake landing pages, this isn't all that hard. Oddly enough, this has been going on for YEARS, and Fortune Lounge has barely managed to make a dent in this problem. Other casinos promoted this way (that I have seen) are Grand Prive, and Roxy Palace, and a few for Spin Palace too!

    Once the software is installed though, the true casino name shows up. If the affiliate were REALLY clever, they could get around this, at least long enough for an account to be registered before an update purges all the "corrupt" files, and replaces them with the correct ones.
     
  18. May 21, 2010
  19. incrediblestuff

    incrediblestuff SearchingForTheHolyGrail! CAG webmeister

    Occupation:
    Currently: Self employed, Previously: Manager
    Location:
    Mostly the Netherlands
    yes these n00bs have been spamming my ass off on a daily basis for the last month: i keep blocking them but its not working -.-

    how to do this?

    they obviously were fake to me, as i recognized the platinum play too,
    another one i wont play at btw ^^

    i wish roanan was here to help me kill their spamserver!

    but seriously: unsubscribe links i dont want to use, cause they are mostly fake in my experience, and i get nasty things on my pc when i click them:
    so what to do\?
     
  20. May 21, 2010
  21. bernynhel

    bernynhel Dormant account PABnononaccred PABnoaccred

    Occupation:
    Loafer
    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Since I switched to Gmail, over a year ago, I am finally spared all a this spammy BS. The extremely rare spam emails I have received were all obliterated, permanently, never to return, with one click. I have used yahoo, gmx, hotmail, windows live, and others, nothing even comes close. NO spam, no folders, no lost drafts - any mis-keying that would have lost everything I had typed in an email in the past now only causes Gmail to "auto-save" whatever I'm writing as a draft. Every email in or out is automatically archived without a thought and I can find any email ever received, written or imported from old email accounts without ever having had to give any consideration as to how best to save it, originally and I have never had any need to delete any email worth reading.
     
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  22. May 21, 2010
  23. incrediblestuff

    incrediblestuff SearchingForTheHolyGrail! CAG webmeister

    Occupation:
    Currently: Self employed, Previously: Manager
    Location:
    Mostly the Netherlands
    really? :)

    i havent use my gmail in ages because everytime i logged on, i ha 50 new casino spammails, viagra or jewelry offers 0.0

    and i did use the filters, with all the words i did not want to see again added
    all to no avail.

    so im not sure what to do, there are some hardcore spammers, that keep getting back, everytime witth a diff addy, but the same shite topics..
    im not really educated on the topic, so, what do you click to get rid of em then Bernyn?
     
  24. May 21, 2010
  25. bernynhel

    bernynhel Dormant account PABnononaccred PABnoaccred

    Occupation:
    Loafer
    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Since I only switched full time over a year ago, I have never given it to anyone other than 100% trustworthy places. FL, 3Dice, JP Capitol, those caliber casinos.

    Almost 100% of spam goes to the spam folder - and since 7:00PM, Monday, the 17th, only 7 emails in the spam.

    I delete those emails in "Spam", en masse, maybe twice a week with the "Delete forever" button. Occasionally a new, good email lands there, so I check and click, "Not spam" first. Don't want to accidentally label a non-spam email as spam, if I can help it. I don't remember the last time any spam got through to my "inbox" but when it did I clicked "Report Spam" is all.

    I have "throw down" email addresses at yahoo which I use to register at every new site I join no matter what. It's worth Yahoo's nominal, annual upgrade fee to have unlimited use of instantly creatable/disposable email addresses. After I determine they're cool (no huge piles a spam in yahoo since joining), and I decide if I'm actually going to be frequenting there or if I even want any email from them, then I notify the site of my "new" Gmail address.

    If your keeping-Gmail-clean-ship has already sailed, I'd contact them and see if a new account is an option. Knowing what I know, it'd be worth a try.

    GL!
     
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