FTP in Decline?

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    • EmanuelC16
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      Yeah, I mean this has nothing to do with WSOP that takes place in USA and players can't log in from there... clear sign the end is coming! Really now, peak low for FTP is still above peak high for the rest of the networks, apart from Stars. You really think they are doing so bad? Sure, it sucks they don't refund US players and MB is blocked but other cashouts worked fine in my case.
    • pavels4444
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      i think that US players can almost certainly say bye to their money ... unfortunately
      currently i play basically only on FTP and this kinda makes me nervous too. What if they go under?
    • dubadal
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      FTP never put as much focus on local EU markets, as PokerStars did and this is hurting their traffic. Gonna be interesting to see how they manage to recover.
    • jbpatzer
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      If everyone moved to God's Own Country, where online gambling is 100% legal and tax free, there'd be no problem.



      This nice lady greets all migrant poker players personally, and gives them £50 to play with.
    • peche025
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      Originally posted by jbpatzer
      If everyone moved to God's Own Country, where online gambling is 100% legal and tax free, there'd be no problem.



      This nice lady greets all migrant poker players personally, and gives them £50 to play with.
      That's even better than PS's $50 :f_biggrin:
    • EmanuelC16
      EmanuelC16
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      Originally posted by jbpatzer
      If everyone moved to God's Own Country, where online gambling is 100% legal and tax free, there'd be no problem.
      If you say UK is GOC, then GOC it is from now on... :f_cool:
    • tokyoaces
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      Originally posted by EmanuelC16
      Yeah, I mean this has nothing to do with WSOP that takes place in USA and players can't log in from there... clear sign the end is coming!
      Yeah, that's really the problem. If this was obviously because of the loss of USA players or because of the normal summer slump then we could write it off. However it is becoming quite clear that the ineptness and inaction on Full Tilt's part is seriously hurting their business and if they can't find a way to plug their leaks then they are certainly going to fall out of the top 5.
    • EmanuelC16
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      Originally posted by tokyoaces
      Originally posted by EmanuelC16
      Yeah, I mean this has nothing to do with WSOP that takes place in USA and players can't log in from there... clear sign the end is coming!
      Yeah, that's really the problem. If this was obviously because of the loss of USA players or because of the normal summer slump then we could write it off. However it is becoming quite clear that the ineptness and inaction on Full Tilt's part is seriously hurting their business and if they can't find a way to plug their leaks then they are certainly going to fall out of the top 5.
      FTP's "non-announcements" are indeed hurting their business. But for them to fall out of the top 2 is almost impossible. Like I said.. at worst hours they still have more traffic than the rest at peak hours. Their software is probably the best. I play on Stars as well, but I strongly prefer FTP software. They have very good bonuses for low to medium volume players. Their big problem is they focused on US market and neglected EU and Asia while Stars did not! If FTP loses grinders but gains fish after solid ads campaign I'm more than happy.
    • warmedia
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      phil ivey quitting the boat is IMHO the worst thing that happened
    • bjela
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      Who cares about him, I can't win money off of him, anyway. Bring on the fishes, not the pros. What him leaving might mean for us (average Joes) is more marketing = more promotions = more free moneys.
    • BOBOsvk
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      Originally posted by bjela
      more marketing = more promotions = more free moneys.
      and then, you suddenly wake up
    • bigbadbob85
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      What's happening with moneybooker withdrawals for uk based players? Do they go ahead? I'm waitng on one processing myself? What's the best course of action? Anybody else getting crap answers via email?
    • bradomurder
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      yeah i've had one processing for over 48hours now, from australia. i'm getting a bit nervous tbh
    • whytheluckystrike
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      Originally posted by bjela
      Who cares about him, I can't win money off of him, anyway. Bring on the fishes, not the pros. What him leaving might mean for us (average Joes) is more marketing = more promotions = more free moneys.
      Phil Ivey brings a lot of fish.
    • ihufa
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      seems FTP$ goes for 90 cent a dollar
    • bradomurder
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      Originally posted by ihufa
      seems FTP$ goes for 90 cent a dollar
      you selling?
    • stevegold87
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      TY Phil Ivey for backstabbing.

      Just keep minimal bankroll on FTP.
      They are a strong company but with everything that happens...(Reading on 2p2 so many stuff it's scary)

      Hopefully they make throught it
    • ihufa
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      Originally posted by bradomurder
      Originally posted by ihufa
      seems FTP$ goes for 90 cent a dollar
      you selling?
      I'll sell for 96 cents yes
    • Dragar
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      Also getting bit worried....
      just deposited there w/o informing myself properly :(

      Maybe withdraw again and put roll on Stars or something?
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