Is Merge accepting Americans?Posted on July 16, 2011 in Poker News
Now that it is the middle of July, we had expected to have some announcement from the Merge Poker Network regarding their position on American poker players. Remember their block on US players was only meant to be temporary and to last for a few weeks while they got caught up on a backlog of payment processing.
So far they have not changed that ‘temporary’ block and US players can not sign up with any room on the Merge Network right now. A statement from the network, one way or the other, would at least end the uncertainty.
It seems to be a trend at the moment for online poker rooms to not communicate with their players. Full Tilt has made no formal announcement to their large player base about the future of their poker room or, more importantly, the future of the players’ bankrolls that have been tied up in their mess.
Bodog, who ostensibly do accept American players seem to be not accepting the majority of players that try to sign up from the US, but again have made no formal statement about the matter.
It is not a good time for American players, and the lack of communication only leads to more doubt and suspicion.
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