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Old 10-31-2007, 12:52 PM
RGL RGL is offline
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Default Why does 2+2 call poker gambling?

I find it a bit ironic that one section of the site is called Internet Gambling and it contains all the threads about Internet poker, bonuses and software. If I were an opponent of Internet poker, I'd cite the leading site naming as support of poker being gambling. Perhaps the powers that be for the site should consider renaming it.
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Old 10-31-2007, 01:07 PM
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Default Re: Why does 2+2 call poker gambling?

They call it gambling because it is gambling.
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Old 10-31-2007, 01:09 PM
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Default Re: Why does 2+2 call poker gambling?

Poker is gambling. Most here would describe it as a game of skill that involves a component or degree of luck. (Regs can feel free to further polish my definition but I think OP gets the gist.)
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Old 10-31-2007, 01:19 PM
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Default Re: Why does 2+2 call poker gambling?

Please refer this post back the pocket fives site where you came from....
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Old 10-31-2007, 01:31 PM
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Default Re: Why does 2+2 call poker gambling?

But if they called it winning, everyone would play.
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Old 10-31-2007, 02:54 PM
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Default Re: Why does 2+2 call poker gambling?

If betting $10 with your buddies on who will get the best score at your Thursday night bowling game is gambling, so is poker.

If gambling is betting on a game of chance, poker is not gambling.

If it were not for the fact that the word "gambling" has some bad legal status, I wouldn't care whether you called it that or not.

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Old 10-31-2007, 02:59 PM
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Default Re: Why does 2+2 call poker gambling?

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Old 10-31-2007, 03:01 PM
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Default Re: Why does 2+2 call poker gambling?

RGL,

Don't listen to these grumps. Wagering money on the turn of a card is most certainly not gambling.
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:06 PM
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RGL,

Don't listen to these grumps. Wagering money on the turn of a card is most certainly not gambling.

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Also, ingesting a beverage through your mouth and swallowing it, is most certainly not drinking.
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:14 PM
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RGL,

Don't listen to these grumps. Wagering money on the turn of a card is most certainly not gambling.

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Also, ingesting a beverage through your mouth and swallowing it, is most certainly not drinking.

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Also, getting blown by an intern is most certainly not having sexual relations with that person.
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