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adanthar 10-22-2007 11:56 PM

AP, rigged, etc. #8981.4 - the plot thickens
 
http://www.point-spreads.com/poker/1...7-million.html

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Point-Spreads.com sources in Costa Rica are claiming the Absolute Poker Super-User account scam has been going on for three years and the actual amount that was skimmed from online poker players is estimated at close to $7 million, not the 700k amount that was previously reported. The actual amount is still unknown as an internal audit is underway.

A former employee of Absolute Poker confirmed to Point-Spreads.com that the security department at AP suspected something years ago and we're told it was just the owners testing out the system and to forget about it.

Our sources have confirmed that Scott Tom was using the Super-User to sit at tables as an "observer" as online poker player PotRipper would join the tournaments and Scott would tell him what cards people have so they can win the tourney and split the money. PotRipper is Alan ďAJĒ Green, formerly of Nine.com and the now former Operations Director for Absolute Poker. Point-Spreads.com has learned AJís real name but has chosen to withhold it at this time. [Super Modnote Hint: Allan Grimard] AJ is pictured with Gambling911.com's sexy reporter Jenny Woo at an expensive dinner in Amsterdam back in 2005.

Where did the $7 million go? On September 3rd, 2007 a small jet plane caught on fire before taking off on the runway at San Jose Juan Santamaria International Airport in Costa Rica. The two passengers on the private jet were Scott Tom and his pregnant wife. His wife was rushed to the hospital to make sure everything was alright with the baby. The plane's destination was Colombia and the rumored cargo on the plane was $2-3M in cash. Officials at Absolute Poker confirmed to Point-Spreads.com that Tomm was on the jet, however, deny any money was onboard.

While at Nine.com, AJ had a portrait done of himself that hung on his wall over his desk. The photo was a picture of him "American Beauty' style laying spread out on his futon covered in hundred dollar bills. Were the bills in the photo proceeds from the Absolute Poker Super-User scam? AJ joined the Absolute Poker team approximately one month before Nine.com left Costa Rica for Curacao. While living in Costa Rica, AJ bought a house in Escazu outright with cash and no one questioned how a guy making $50k a year could do that. He invested $100k into Absolute Poker and became a shareholder of the online poker giant, still no on questioned where he came up with the cash. Could it have come from the Super-User scam? We would love to ask AJ that question, but apparently he is on the lam.

At this point, AJ Green has earned the title of the most disliked person in the history of internet gambling? Apparently he was so disliked by his own employees that they blew the whistle on him and the whole scam but the real people that are pissed at him are all of the people pushing for legitimizing the internet gambling industry at its most needed hour. Not to mention, the online poker players he stole from.

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edit: to be 100% clear, this could well all be made up, but hey, AP drama's always welcome here in BBV

ikestoys 10-22-2007 11:57 PM

Re: AP, rigged, etc. #8981.4 - the plot thickens
 
first

tarheeljks 10-22-2007 11:58 PM

Re: AP, rigged, etc. #8981.4 - the plot thickens
 
quite the wrinkle

mother_brain 10-22-2007 11:58 PM

Re: AP, rigged, etc. #8981.4 - the plot thickens
 
in early [img]/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

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While living in Costa Rica, AJ bought a house in Escazu outright with cash and no one questioned how a guy making $50k a year could do that. He invested $100k into Absolute Poker and became a shareholder of the online poker giant, still no on questioned where he came up with the cash.

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Seems their initial investment in AP greatly increased their networth but the superuser abuse helped to provide cashflow for a lavish lifestyle. This would explain the questions people were asking of why such rich people would take such a risk.

This sound right?

apefish 10-22-2007 11:58 PM

Re: AP, rigged, etc. #8981.4 - the plot thickens
 
RIGGED EDITED TO CANNONBALL DAMMIT

ikestoys 10-22-2007 11:58 PM

Re: AP, rigged, etc. #8981.4 - the plot thickens
 
Also, seems a little sensationalist imo, but who knows at this point

gumpzilla 10-22-2007 11:59 PM

Re: AP, rigged, etc. #8981.4 - the plot thickens
 
So wait, the idea is that POTRIPPER and all was because they were in a hurry to get the money back? Awesome.

adanthar 10-22-2007 11:59 PM

Re: AP, rigged, etc. #8981.4 - the plot thickens
 
I can confirm 0% of this but I would not be the least bit surprised

niss 10-22-2007 11:59 PM

Re: AP, rigged, etc. #8981.4 - the plot thickens
 
Why is it that most people who write about gambling on the internet write so poorly? It would help the credibility of these articles if they were written in something that did not resemble a junior high school creative writing assignment.

KhalynYohrk 10-22-2007 11:59 PM

Re: AP, rigged, etc. #8981.4 - the plot thickens
 
This is deep, what are the chances cheated players will recieve money from abolute if the true number is close to this new 7 million mark?


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