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Country: Russian Federation
*** Leo Kuvayev now in prison ***

Founded by Russian/American criminal Leo Kuvayev. Now all in Russia. Spamming "OEM CD" pirated software scams, fake pharmaceuticals, porn spam, porn payment collection, etc. Spam using virus-created botnets and seems to be involved in virus distribution. Partnered with Vladislav Khokholkov - aka "Mr. Green".

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Rogue Casinos - Elka System Casinos/Oyster Gaming

Added 7 May 2002
Last update 24 July 2003

Rogue Casinos
Elka System Casinos/Oyster Gaming

The owner of an Elka Systems casino contacted the Online Players Association in May 2002 claiming that their games are fair. He invited the OPA to test the games. The tester deposited $50 and played Jacks or Better video poker at $1.25 per hand. The player had no wins and all losses.

This request was instigated probably by the bad press that this software provider has had over the past couple of years. In October 2001, a player of Brilliant Casino had his winnings forfeited because the casino decided the software wasn't random enough. Yeah, right.

Recently, they have been using the name "Oyster Gaming" for their software, but it is the same software only in a different package.

Most of these casinos have a spotty record. They've participated in everything from deceptive spam emails to copyright theft. The following is a list of casinos that use this software, and other related websites that are located on the same server: is in most cases their ecash provider. Since these casinos spring up as fast as mutated bunnies, it's difficult to keep an updated list. If the casino you are playing at uses Ecashservices, cash in your chips. And good luck!

Marketing sites for "ecashservices"

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