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BREAKING NEWS: PokerStars To Launch Breathalyzer

Ignition interlock devices or breath alcohol ignition interlock devices have been around for quite a few years now, but so far they have almost exclusively been used in vehicles and by police to make sure that drivers aren't under the influence of alcohol. However, in the next few weeks a breathalyzer test will be required by some product testers who want to play cash games on PokerStars. Accordi[...]   Read more » BREAKING NEWS: PokerStars To Launch Breathalyzer

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I think it's a great initiate by PokerStars. Alcohol and poker is a bad combination.

     
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before you know it,you will be required to have micro chip inserted into ur hand before you can play there just prove who you are,or some s**t like that.. Blink

     
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This is one of the occasions that i say researchers and scientists wasting their time.
For real.
So how hard will be to bypass this? Unless you are alone at home, you put your kid
to take the test and you keep drinking Smile

     
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hmm..
it was almost a nice read
alcohol testers.. for poker players.. Shock
it would be really cool if they were invented
nice story, yeah Big Smile

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April fools day, aye?

     
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Posted by steviechloe:
April fools day, aye?


[shhhh...]

     
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Hold on.
It was posted on March 31st Smile
And thats why i replied like this lol.
Now i see the time of the original post showing April 1st.
It doesnt count Sir Smile

Edited by Mober (31 March 2013 @ 23:14 GMT)


     
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APRIL FOOL SURELY Big Smile

     
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Wow what an incredibly stupid idea. I truly hope this is a joke.

it is only 23:38 GMT on march 31st 2013.

     
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Yup! The little calendar tear off definitely says 1April so I guess you guys who even remotely commented on the sense of this breaking news were well and truly fooled! It's nice to see that the ability to be gullible has not died amongst mobsters. HAPPY APRIL!!!!!!!!!!!

     
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Gullibility, my favorite trait in a poker player. Big Smile

     
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Posted by damosk:
Yup! The little calendar tear off definitely says 1April so I guess you guys who even remotely commented on the sense of this breaking news were well and truly fooled! It's nice to see that the ability to be gullible has not died amongst mobsters. HAPPY APRIL!!!!!!!!!!!


If you notice the time of the responses you will see that they are on March 31st when
Sir first posted.
And he posted at about 20:00 on March 31st.
Then he changed the time of the post on April 1st Smile

     
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Omg I just got fooled twice in the same minute. Oh well in my defense I am slightly pissed and this was fairly plausible, even a good idea, whilst the other was a little sick if I'm honest.

     
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Before I read the article I was wondering where you blow,...into the ISB cord or something...??? Confused

     
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Interesting stuff but what i do not understand if this will be a must to play cash games or just an optional thing??

Also i guess there will be a limit, i think on micro stakes you could play anyway,right?

     
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Posted by Mober:
If you notice the time of the responses you will see that they are on March 31st when
Sir first posted.
And he posted at about 20:00 on March 31st.
Then he changed the time of the post on April 1st Smile


The news and 1st comment date were always April 1st, we had to publish it a few hours before the server switched to April 1st, but at that time it would already have been April 1st in many countries in the east Smile

Didn't want to change the timestamp on the first real user comments though (sirthomas is an admin, so he didn't mind that I "rigged" his post a bit).

     
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I wish this was not an april fool lol

     
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This would be too much if it was true! I can imagine some players puting their dogs to breathe to the machine so that they could play in the same. At the begining i was thinking about a control in casinos having PS events, but turning this a requirement for people at home wouldn't work. But there should exist a way to try to control people who's playing, not even if players would have to answer some simple questions while they were playing, just to see if they were real (bot preventing) and if they were in conditions to play with real money.

     
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happy april's fools day Big Smile

     
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Posted by RoninHarper:
Wow what an incredibly stupid idea. I truly hope this is a joke.

it is only 23:38 GMT on march 31st 2013.


Ofcourse it's a joke. Man, some people fall for everything don't they lol
I wonder if you are good poker players, you probably fold at any bet against you Blink

     
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