Originally Posted by StaytheNuts
I want to know if it is considerably less risky to use a VPN if your intentions are to not make a withdraw until in a foreign country. I have been playing on sites with U.S. accessibility, for a year now, with substantial success. I wish to enter the Poker Stars player pool but do not wish to move abroad until i have reached a level of success capable of sustaining such a move. Could I use a VPN to build a bankroll on Poker Stars, that I do not withdraw funds from. Once i build that bankroll move abroad and then make a withdraw. Is this an approach that has a higher chance of not being detected?
This plan you are looking for is doomed to fail.
Things you would need for this to work;
- An account linked to a foreign country with an actual address, bank account, drivers license or passport, and other Identifications.
- A trusted VPN located in another country. <This is the harder part of this scheme. Every packet you send on the web has an identification attached to it that can be geolocated. For example, a poker site update (weekly occurrence) will be thousands of packets long, and every single one might travel a unique path. And while a VPN can strip that addressing, it has to be flawless in doing so for every packet. Nothing is flawless!
-The path you hope to find is so full of holes, that your paranoia levels will spike at the expense of your poker skills.