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Online poker provider the Merge Poker Network has announced that it will be discontinuing player to player financial transactions effective November 1st, 2012.
The move will likely prove to be unpopular among many American players, who use the system to receive funds from players outside of America.
Perhaps trying to stem the potential player fury, one Merge affiliated operator posted on a message board saying: "...as of November 1, Merge will be removing all players’ ability to send p2p transfers from the poker client … this is a decision taken by Merge, and one we were not consulted on.”
A statement by Merge gave no real reason as to why the decision was made, commenting only that the decision was based on a "number of factors".