Online Poker Site Pitbull Finally Announces Closure

Following the Pitbull Poker Scandal and the months of confusion and rumours circulating about the site, an announcement has finally been posted which officially confirms the online gambling site is shut for good. It reads:
“It is with great sadness that we have closed Pitbull Poker. To cash out your balance, please e-mail”       
Despite the message an estimated $150,000 is still owed to Pitbull Poker players and most believe there is little chance of having their funds returned, particularly as the customer service department came under fire for ignoring players’ e-mails in the build up to the scandal breaking.
In addition to the closure announcement, a visit to the Pitbull Poker site will also show promotional banners for other online gambling websites and a message stating, “Pitbull Poker Recommends the following Gaming Websites.” Included in the advertisements are Cake Poker, Rushmore Casino, Bookmaker, Aladdin’s Gold, and PokerStars and despite the owners making money from players who click and make a deposit via the link, it is doubtful any profits will see their way towards paying back disgruntled customers.
Pitbull Poker ran into difficulties last month when rumours of superusers on the site began to gain ground after the site refused to provide hand histories against suspected cheaters. Alarm bells then went up when  Dimensus Ltd, the parent company of Pitbull Poker, ceased to exist effectively leaving Pitbull with no owner or responsible operator.
The beleagured company further inculpated itself by claiming it operated from the UK when in fact it was based in Costa Rica, and then its owners were arrested there as they tried to bail out of their offices with computer equipment and records.
The signs do not seem promising for any player who was unfortunate to have an account at Pitbull, as does the fate of the Flash Poker Network of which the company was the biggest operator.

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