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Banned Online Poker Players Finally Find A New Home


VIENNA, Austria, ( For the abandoned US poker players whose online poker accounts were closed by the gaming operators as a result of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act.

There is now a new way to stay in touch with what is happening in the poker world. of Austria is a new Web 2.0 gaming community, bringing together poker players from all over the world including the US.

Every member has various methods to communicate with other members at his disposal and receives additional member benefits like a welcome gift, personal profile webspace, blogs, private messaging box, picture sharing, live chat, instant messenger or free classified ads. also provides its members with one-click access to 348 radio stations from around the world which is unheard of among the online gambling community.

US registered poker players are also given extensive information about how to continue their favourite game online.

Heinz Hoja, Founder of and creator of the community comments. “Some time ago we realized the need for a gambling community setup that goes beyond the sole functionality of an ordinary forum. When President Bush signed the new law on online gambling, which outlawed financial transactions for online gambling in games of chance, we knew then that our time had come. ”

“We want to be the virtual place where US poker players mingle, chat, exchange information or individually express themselves to the fullest in these difficult times. ”

The act forced some foreign gambling companies to close their operations in the US and shut down US customer accounts, most of them poker players, who now feel deserted.

Recognising their dilemma PlayPing set up the site and the community network was launched, what followed was an uptake not just of poker players but of a gaming community in general, which included casino players, sports bettors, bingo lovers and those interested in similar games through a platform of mutual interest and communication.

One other distinct advantage for those interested in joining is there is no charge for the service currently.

Mr. Hoja is available for interviews anytime. Please contact or call (0049) 7031-807094. is the newest addition to a network of theme-related websites. The network already includes, a website dealing with online casino reviews, and featuring online sports betting outfits. Both websites also contain various sub-domains covering relevant gaming information in French, Spanish, Italian, Turkish and German.


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