Players on Full Tilt were pretty excited that their poker site was finally going to make the plunge into the newest craze today, which is mobile gaming. Eagerly, they anticipated the introduction of the Poker Rush application, which would allow them to play the game from their Android phones. It was put up for download in the market. However, its availability didn’t last very long. It was soon taken down so those who didn’t get to download it missed their chance.
Maintenance, they said
As mentioned, the new poker app was all the buzz among players because finally they would get to play their favorite game on their mobile phones. Having real money gambling made available to them in a hand-held device was a pretty big step. After all, practically everything else in the online world is moving towards smart phones, it’s only logical that online gambling would follow the trend. Full Tilt’s Poker Rush Android App was the first of its kind to hit the Android stores. However, it seemed as if Full Tilt ran into quite an obstacle as they released their new application and had to take it down. They pegged the issue on ‘maintenance’. The people waited and waited, but this ‘maintenance’ never ended.
A New Rating System
Android soon released a rating system in its website saying that real money gambling software would not be allowed in their market. Android users were pretty disappointed by the new announcement, since they could no longer play with Full Tilt’s new app on their phones. It was totally unprecedented that Android would move towards this decision especially as there are lots of mac poker rooms, but since they did, they must have had a really good reason.
However, those who managed to download it were pretty lucky since nothing will stop them from using the app as long as they manually deposit the money elsewhere rather than on their phones. Those who didn’t catch the application download from Android’s website can also download it somewhere else and use the same technique, which is depositing money by another means. They could easily go around the system as long as they’re careful. However, it’s not very advisable to break the rules. It’s much better to wait and see if Harry Reid manages to succeed in his quest to legalize online poker. If he does, poker players will surely get more concessions, including in the realm of smart phone apps.
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