D.d.o.s. Attack Disrupts Million Dollar Online Poker Tourney

Americas Cardroom reschedules its Winning Millions tournament

Amid reports over the past two weeks of a growing number of suspected Distributed Denial of Service attacks on internet gambling sites (see previous InfoPowa reports) the weekend saw a million dollar online poker tournament at Americas Cardroom cancelled due to a persistent assault on the servers by a person or persons unknown at present.

The cardroom's Winning Millions tournament was taken down Sunday after suffering continual interruptions, and has been re-scheduled for February 22 2015.

In a statement, the operator expressed regret at the cancellation and noted that despite its best efforts, due to the attack Americas Cardroom had been unable to provide a stable and fair gaming experience, with many players being timed out.

The matter was being addressed, and the company remained committed to the Winning Millions tournament, the statement concluded.

Online Casino News Courtesy of Infopowa

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