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Phishing attempt?

    • outspan
      Joined: 07.02.2010 Posts: 1,196
      I just received this email (I censored the name because it's not an affiliated room):

      Dear XXX Player,
      For you as a player in XXX we want to offer you a chance to get a very nice return on your poker game!
      If you would like to join, reply to this email with your username and nickname and you will get an email back as soon as you can Join the $4500 rake race. (this takes maximum 72 hours after replying to this email). On top of that you can play in an exclusive $150 freeroll on August 30th at 20:00 server time.
      It is an ongoing $4500 monthly private race and also the freeroll is a monthly returning event. XXX hopes you like this offer, and looks forward to your reply.
      See you at our tables,
      Team XXX

      An obvious attempt at phishing, since I don't even have an account there... but how did they get my email?

      And also, the email they used comes from the domain of the poker site. I don't get it.
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