24Pokies Casino Busted Using Pirated Games

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Vigilant gamblers alongside the Casino Listings management team busted another bogus casino this week when it was discovered that Australian-focused site 24Pokies was using pirated games.

The fraud was discovered by CL-Ed on Wednesday when he noticed a winning screenshot in our forum that showed a Novomatic game. This led to him being skeptical, as Novomatic games aren't allowed to be offered for real money in Australia. The casino is clearly targeted toward Aussies as it uses the term "pokies", which is what our friends down under call slot machines. This was picked up on by CL user Blackjack AA, who also spotted the fraud.

An investigation into the matter revealed that 24Pokies uses legitimate game servers for free play versions, likely in an effort to draw in players and make them think that the casino is legitimate. Upon signing up for an account the servers are changed to bogus versions that aren't licensed to the casino.

There are a couple of other sites that appear to be associated with the same operator, all of which are running the same fraudulent games:

This is a major issue, as it means that the casino is a scam that is highly likely to rip you off. We urge all players avoid playing at this site. If you have money on the casino pull it out as soon as possible and close your account.

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Dustin Jermalowicz // News Editor
Dustin Jermalowicz
Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.
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10 November 2017 - 4:20pm

thank you for the information. happy cause we have a great guide person CL-ED. wasting time to tear fraudulent activity. I never thought, how you can suspect a fraud from a screenshot. you are really a strong leader. proud to see it

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11 November 2017 - 7:40am

Thank you for this.

Here is one more site from the same scam group:
Please add it to the article.


Great job!

2 CL-Ed, coolsongss

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11 November 2017 - 10:52am

I've checked the 24pokies casinos and it's true they change account server to bogus server,and they have 3 step big bonus deposit tease the see,caution with this sites

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13 November 2017 - 1:30am

It looks like these guys are associated with, or maybe skins of, other sites we already had on our blacklist called 77Jackpot and 1bet2bet.

Take care people!


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13 November 2017 - 7:43am

As some casino softwares have been closed for Australians recently, it gives chances for criminals to form a kind of black markets (?).

Nice catch of them, CL-Ed, BlackjackAA !!!

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14 November 2017 - 8:26am

Good job Ed and the player who spotted it too, hopefully it would prevent a few people being robbed there...