PokerStars Blocks Real Money Games in Dozens of Countries
Many players around the world woke up to an unwelcome surprise this morning when they tried to log in to Pokerstars
to play their usual games. Real money
poker was no longer available to them.
The forums quickly filled with angry and confused players saying that they too had lost the ability to. Countries that have been reported to be affected include Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cuba, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, North Korea, Occupied Territory of Palestine, Pakistan, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Vatican City, Yemen, and Zimbabwe.