This is a discussion on Boycott Ignition within the online poker forums, in the Poker Rooms section; It is time to let our voices be heard. We need to boycott Ignition. I have started today and I hope many will join me.
It is time to let our voices be heard. We need to boycott Ignition. I have started today and I hope many will join me.
Did you know Ignition does NOT have a gaming license. They had one through Kahnawake Gaming but it is no longer valid. They are the only site I know without a license. Why didn't it get renewed? Did they fail?
After I found out this piece of info, it made me wonder whether their RNG has been audited. Come to find out, they have not been audited by a 3rd party since bringing back poker. They would NOT give me the last year the RNG was audited.
Any player that enjoys their freedom of speech, should be enraged at the restricted chat. Regardless if you pay attention to chat or not, it should bother you that they are attacking your 1A rights. Their explanation is that people are offended by some players chat. Isn't that why they have the block chat option? If a few complaints can eliminate your 1A rights, what will they come after next? #internetbillofrights
"If I were the devil, Id take from those who have and give to those who want it, until I had killed the incentive of the ambitious"
-Paul Harvey 1965 "If I were the devil"
#1 Licensing: Ignition isn't the only site affected by Canada's Kahnawake Gaming's decision to not license any entity providing online gaming in the USA. Bovada, Ignition, and CafeCasino voluntarily gave up their licenses and are seeking licensing from other jurisdictions. Whether they get that license, or not, is kind of a moot point for individuals in the US -- because they will never get that kind of license.
#2 RNG Auditing: This goes hand in hand with #1. No license. No audits. Read into that what you will. It was licensed and audited about 6 months ago. Now it is not.
#3 Chat: Ignition has the right to govern chat any way that feel. I don't know what you mean by "restricted" however. If this means that chat is not allowed, then deal with it.
I don't think having a license says much about the license issuer or the licensee. The KGE bowed to pressure brought on by New Jersey Gaming, and now the hunt for jurisdictions that will license them, have them looking in places like Panama, Costa Rica, and Curacao.
If they get a license from one of those places, are we better off for it?
How about the license issuer, are they trustable?
My point is, just because they have a license may seem like they are reputable. But are they really?
April 25th, 2018, 4:10 AM
I assume the facts are skewered because all my information came from customer service.
Bovada and Ignition are the same thing. Ive never heard of café casino. Do they do poker?
If the license is pointless. Why do the other sites have them?
Where did you find it was audited 6 months ago? Source? Customer service would never answer this question for me so I would like to know where I can find that information.
Are we better off if they get one from CR, Pan, etc? You play at ACR, without hesitation I assume. It wouldn't make you feel better if they were audited yearly?
IMO if you don't care about your 1A rights, or an #internetbillofrights, your asking for these people to walk all over you.
"Deal with it".... that's exactly what should of been told to the people complaining.
You don't have to join me. But I'm sure there are WOKE AF people in here that get my point.
April 25th, 2018, 5:00 AM
Shady Slim 
re: Poker & Boycott Ignition
Regarding the audit. What I meant to say was they had to have one prior to them giving up the license. Bovada, aka, whatever they are now usually had their RNG certified.
Regarding foreign licenses, having one or not doesn't really instill that much more faith in me, as a US player.
And regarding this 1A rights stuff -- politics and poker are not a good mix. I'd rather leave that alone, except to say that I can do without the chat in the first place.
April 26th, 2018, 12:14 AM
The bigger concern is the number of wild beats since the chat was taken away. i think there is a bigger reason why the chat was removed. Seems they added bots and don't want to admit it. Why have a block chat option and not use it?