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I've just started using Ignition Casino, anyone used this before? What else is good for real money accessible in Australia?

Anyone else here play online regularly?
 

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I'm an admin on 'TheGrindersClub' it's run by professional poker player Michael Mizrachi who is sponsored by PPPPoker. It's the biggest club/union on PPPoker and has the most action with games ranging from .10/.20c to 25/50, NLH/PLO/PLO5/SNG/MTT's etc. There's around 50 active tables and thousands of players.
If you want to join just direct message me and I can walk you through it but basically it's a mobile/desktop app where you play for real money. Chips are bought through his website and normally take around 1h to come into your account.
Let me know if you are keen to join in :)
Cheers Deledio_Judd
 
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I've just started using Ignition Casino, anyone used this before? What else is good for real money accessible in Australia?

Anyone else here play online regularly?
Been playing on ignition for a few months. Mostly tournaments and reckon it's only really worth playing in the morning when you get the most runners. So am mainly just playing on days off and weekends. Have cashed out and the coin was in account in 5days. Only problem is ya can't withdraw less than $1500 unless its done with crypto.

Looking to get on to ACR but you need to be set up with crypto. Anyone got any advice on how to get set up with crypto??? The more I look into it the more confused I get lol
 

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ACR has shut down Australian operations because of legislation, not real sure where that leaves Ignition


On iPhone using BigFooty.com mobile app
I'm still using ignition. Am yet to attempt to withdraw as I play micro stakes it will take me a long time to get to $1500
 

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Been playing on ignition for a few months. Mostly tournaments and reckon it's only really worth playing in the morning when you get the most runners. So am mainly just playing on days off and weekends. Have cashed out and the coin was in account in 5days. Only problem is ya can't withdraw less than $1500 unless its done with crypto.

Looking to get on to ACR but you need to be set up with crypto. Anyone got any advice on how to get set up with crypto??? The more I look into it the more confused I get lol
Mate, have you had any issues cashing out? I put in a small deposit a few months ago and have built that to around $2K. I tried to cash out $1500 to my bank account last night and they have now suspended my account. Not sure if I have to provide ID or whatever but this is a little concerning. I am awaiting an email response from them (their online chat is useless) but find it odd that my account is suspended so that I cannot play at all whilst whatever the issue is with payment is being sorted out.
 

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Mate, have you had any issues cashing out? I put in a small deposit a few months ago and have built that to around $2K. I tried to cash out $1500 to my bank account last night and they have now suspended my account. Not sure if I have to provide ID or whatever but this is a little concerning. I am awaiting an email response from them (their online chat is useless) but find it odd that my account is suspended so that I cannot play at all whilst whatever the issue is with payment is being sorted out.
I haven't ever tried to withdraw as I'm only playing small stakes (2 cent/5 cent with $5 buyins and some $3 sattelite tournaments) so I probably won't ever build up to $1500 as I play mainly for fun at that buyin level, but I wonder if the issue you are having is because technically, Poker rooms aren't legally meant to be offering services to Australians as I don't think we're legally allowed to play. However some online poker services have continued to offer this service.

I would like to know your outcome, as it's completely dishonest if they know the rules and are happy to take your money but can'f fulfill their requirements when paying you out. I hope you get your money good luck :thumbsu:
 

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Been playing on ignition for a few months. Mostly tournaments and reckon it's only really worth playing in the morning when you get the most runners. So am mainly just playing on days off and weekends. Have cashed out and the coin was in account in 5days. Only problem is ya can't withdraw less than $1500 unless its done with crypto.

Looking to get on to ACR but you need to be set up with crypto. Anyone got any advice on how to get set up with crypto??? The more I look into it the more confused I get lol
It's relatively easy to buy if that's all you want to do.
Moving it between accounts/wallets is slightly more involved but again not too difficult.

Not sure it would be worth the hassle if you just need it to play poker, also, it's incredibly volatile. Like you buy $100 today and that might be worth $50 overnight (or $200 if you're lucky), depending on which one you buy of course, some of them are a little more stable than others. Bitcoin has actually been relatively stable for a few months if that's the currency your trading with.
 
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Ignition will probably make you jump through the Know Your Customer (KYC) hoops if you didn’t do that when signing up. Selfie holding passport or DL, utility bill with address. Stuff like that. It might take a while (say 2 weeks with some back and forth delay tactics thrown in a couple of times in the hope you keep playing) but if you’re legit you should eventually get paid.
It is kinda weird they blocked the account from playing though. Good luck with customer service. Plenty of complaints about it on twoplustwo forum.
My advice to anyone signing up with internet poker sites and offshore sports betting companies is to do all the KYC crap before depositing. It’ll go smoother when you say you’re not depositing until everything is verified. Too late for that for the Cryptkeeper I know. Hope you get paid pronto bud.

Also for anyone getting into poker online get familiar with crypto. Bitcoin is all you’ll need to start. Don’t worry about the alt coins yet. If bitcoin does what half the financial world thinks it might do then everyone’s going to need it eventually so may as well get familiar with it ASAP. Make an account with a trusted Australian crypto exchange. BTCmarkets dot com dot au is excellent. You’ll do a KYC there too but it’s safe enough. Otherwise check out localbitcoins dot com for peer to peer bitcoin-cash trades, or google bitcoin ATM’s near you.
Important- if new to crypto make sure you download a crypto wallet on to your phone before purchasing coins through localbitcoins or through a crypto ATM. Bread wallet is good. There are others on the App Store. Be sure to read some reviews. Give yourself 20-30 minutes to set it up. You’ll need to write down a “recovery phrase” before you can use the app (this is in case the app is ever inaccessible through loss of phone etc).



I’m looking at my options to get into online poker at the moment. I guess there aren’t many, although I’ve heard and read rumours that reinstatement may not be light years away. I’m not holding my breath though.
Anyway I’m probably going to be mainly single tabling on mobile because I live on the road, so I’m looking at browser options. Not keen on trying Ignition and it seems ACR have left the Aust market?
I’ve played a bit on the PPPoker app the past week or two. Will try the Grinder’s club through Deledio_judd’s club.
It seems the main options besides Ignition, ACR and PPPoker are:

Nitrogen (bitcoin only)
Juicy Stakes
SWC (ex Seals With Clubs) (bitcoin only)

I get the impression Nitrogen might be the softest and maybe the busiest?
If anyone has any first hand info they can share on these 3 sites in regards to traffic, strength of play, security, ease of withdrawal etc I’d be grateful. Also if anyone knows of any other (trustworthy 😕) sites.
Cheers.
 

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Mate, have you had any issues cashing out? I put in a small deposit a few months ago and have built that to around $2K. I tried to cash out $1500 to my bank account last night and they have now suspended my account. Not sure if I have to provide ID or whatever but this is a little concerning. I am awaiting an email response from them (their online chat is useless) but find it odd that my account is suspended so that I cannot play at all whilst whatever the issue is with payment is being sorted out.
Hey mate there’s a user on twoplustwo called Thefurn who seems to be having a very similar issue to you right now. If you go over to twoplustwo dot com and search for posts by Thefurn (he only has 3 so not hard) you will see what I mean.
It looks like he is Australian as well.
I would post a link to the thread but I’m not sure if that’s allowed here.
I don’t know if communicating with this guy will help you get your money (probably not) but you might be able to get an explanation as to why they blocked the account.
The thread is in the Internet Poker forum on twoplustwo and is titled:
Ignition Poker Banned my Account for No Reason and have made No Efforts to Refund Balance
 
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