⚠ Warning to all European players who are about to withdraw from Poker Stars! ⚠

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⚠ Warning to all European players who are about to withdraw from Poker Stars! ⚠

Hi guys,
if you're from Europe, you have e-wallet in $ currency and going to deposit/withdraw $ to/from poker stars, you gotta be careful and look if it says really USD at your Depositing/Withdrawing Window!
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Because if it says EUR instead, you will loose money, as it stupidly happened to me, when I negligently withdrawn $100 from my PS account to skrill. :banghead:
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It's hard to believe in that bullshit, but in a fact they converted my $100 to € and then converted it back to $ again and only then transferred to my Skrill account. :eek:
And I paid $6,72 for that. Basically for nothing. Only because in withdrawing options at Poker Stars stood EUR instead of USD! :stupid:

Of course next thing I did was contacting PS Support and asked what the hell is going on, why do they made that senseless conversion, causing me that extra fee.
First answer was, roughly speaking: "Well, too bad, you are from Europe and in Europe main currency €, that's why it been conversed."
I couldn't believe what I've read and thought at that moment, Poker Stars went totally nuts from now on and I have to pay now fees for every withdraw I make. :eek:
Well I decided to wait up with my withdraw for better times with a hope something will change about their unfair politics.
Last week I contacted them once again. After few days of correspondence they finally told me, that I could actually change this to USD again. (Before it was EUR only in options.) For changing currency I only needed to make a new deposit with USD chosen. And that's it. I did it and finally can withdrawing without fees again!:deal:

Don't repeat my mistakes!

p.s. I still can't figure out why is that after so many years of withdrawing $ from Poker Stars it been suddenly changed to €. :hmmmm:
p.p.s. I hate that first guy from PS Support who basically lied to me. So I'll always ask twice and two different people in the future.
 
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hellooo :)) i know about that, and i have bigger problem hah, my skrill is in RSD then convert in usa when depo, ans when i withdraw,$ into RSD :eek::cool:
 
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Hello. Thanks for the information! I'll keep it on my mind.
 
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Not just European players but all players on many sites should always just double check the details of deposit and withdrawal.

On party poker my ecoPayz withdrawal currency always comes as Euro by default. I have withdrawn in the wrong currency a few times and it costs me a few bucks due to currency conversion fees every time I have made this error.
 
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Glad to me, always make deposits with usd currency. [emoji16]
 
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Hi guys,
if you're from Europe, you have e-wallet in $ currency and going to deposit/withdraw $ to/from Poker Stars, you gotta be careful and look if it says really USD at your Depositing/Withdrawing Window!
2SjP7.jpg


Because if it says EUR instead, you will loose money, as it stupidly happened to me, when I negligently withdrawn $100 from my PS account to Skrill. :banghead:
2SjP6.jpg

It's hard to believe in that bullshit, but in a fact they converted my $100 to € and then converted it back to $ again and only then transferred to my Skrill account. :eek:
And I paid $6,72 for that. Basically for nothing. Only because in withdrawing options at Poker Stars stood EUR instead of USD! :stupid:

Of course next thing I did was contacting PS Support and asked what the hell is going on, why do they made that senseless conversion, causing me that extra fee.
First answer was, roughly speaking: "Well, too bad, you are from Europe and in Europe main currency €, that's why it been conversed."
I couldn't believe what I've read and thought at that moment, Poker Stars went totally nuts from now on and I have to pay now fees for every withdraw I make. :eek:
Well I decided to wait up with my withdraw for better times with a hope something will change about their unfair politics.
Last week I contacted them once again. After few days of correspondence they finally told me, that I could actually change this to USD again. (Before it was EUR only in options.) For changing currency I only needed to make a new deposit with USD chosen. And that's it. I did it and finally can withdrawing without fees again!:deal:

Don't repeat my mistakes!

p.s. I still can't figure out why is that after so many years of withdrawing $ from Poker Stars it been suddenly changed to €. :hmmmm:
p.p.s. I hate that first guy from PS Support who basically lied to me. So I'll always ask twice and two different people in the future.

This is the pokerstars exchange rake, kkkk. Very hard. Almost 7%. Very hard tax. I made this mistake one time creating an account at BRL at ecopayz. Nowadays, I only use everything at US$.
 
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What????????? Haha what is this guys in my country there are and taxes to 100$ and now this , i am begining to think that they kiding us
 
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Not just European players but all players on many sites should always just double check the details of deposit and withdrawal.[...]
Thanks for correction, Joe! You're absolutely right, can also happen with any player from any country actually. Got to stay always aware of such things and instantly ask help of support how to make it proper way. As it's really bothering paying hard earned money for nothing.
This is the pokerstars exchange rake, kkkk. Very hard. Almost 7%. Very hard tax. I made this mistake one time creating an account at BRL at ecopayz. Nowadays, I only use everything at US$.
Yeah well, the most weird thing is, that I used US$ at PS for many years, but suddenly they changed it to € and I haven't noticed that in time! I never asked for that! What a nasty trap! :mad:
 
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A useful sharing and information. i will pay attention to this
 
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Thanks for correction, Joe! You're absolutely right, can also happen with any player from any country actually. Got to stay always aware of such things and instantly ask help of support how to make it proper way. As it's really bothering paying hard earned money for nothing.

Yeah well, the most weird thing is, that I used US$ at PS for many years, but suddenly they changed it to € and I haven't noticed that in time! I never asked for that! What a nasty trap! :mad:

You should had fold this hand, kkk.
 
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Thank you for the information. I'll be more vigilant now.
 
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That seems like a lot of useless time spent and wasted money. Why would they do that? Does it benefit the site in anyway?
 
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At least you in germany have skrill card and can take money on ATM easy. In this region we pay 10 till 35 euro per transaction to bank, so dont worry for that.
 
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Thanks for the information, I have never paid attention to it before, now I will pay attention and check.
 
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With all the fees for e-wallets, can someone explain the benefit to me of using them? Before I gave neteller a shot because I didn’t want to wait for $100 visa limits, but now it seems like the smart thing is to build bankroll, withdraw to bank/VISA with no fees, and avoid all the per transaction/forex fees for e-wallets.
 
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That's just mean, so they're selling nothing for something. That's good to know and sorry for your losses
 
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Here in brazil, gamescards are launching an integrated card with sate where you can use it day in and day out
 
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What????????? Haha what is this guys in my country there are and taxes to 100$ and now this , i am begining to think that they kiding us

Hey man, from your name I understand you are from Greece too. What do you mean there are taxes to 100$?
 
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everyone has the same question how not to lose money
 
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Is it still like this?

I see this is over 1 year old post.. Anyone knows if it’s the same thing now?
 
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