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Sportsbook with a VPN

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Anyone have any idea if its possible to get around the location check using a vpn? Wanted to get that bonus that Barstool is offering in Illinois but having some trouble getting around it. Figured a normal VPN would work but clearly they are the smarter house then I..

 
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Posted: #2

@NyJetropolitan

 No, you can’t.  

 
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Nah, any decent website knows the servers that every VPN service uses. Maybe five years ago but VPNs may kinda mask your location but your device # is known to hit certain area towers and the wifis or router locations are logged are known. Most websites dealing with money just reject a VPN and send an email asking if you were the one that logged in to the website. 

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Posted: #4

theres always a way if you really want to. one way is to remote control your device/comp.

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