I'm back hubbing after a long lay off. One of the things I wanted to do was a series of Hubs on poker, specifically the home game and dealers choice games. I've done a bunch of them without complaint from HubPages.
Im really not sure where the line is..but I really does seem Xomba is being overly careful.
If you put "poker" into the google adwords tool youll see massive returns on the term
With so many advertisers, adsense must not have much of an issue servings ads for poker
I would look around the adsense forums for detailed info and some staff responses on where the line is between poker and card games and 'gambling"
And from Google:
AdSense publishers aren't permitted to place Google ads on sites with gambling or casino-related content. In other words, if your site accepts money or allows users to place bets in exchange for an opportunity to earn cash or other prizes, then it's unacceptable to place Google ads on your site. Please note that this policy also prohibits the placement of Google ads on sites that link to online gambling sites.
I'd be contacting the HP team for further clarification.
Thanks darkside, I had checked the HP Help section, read the area you quoted, and thought I was ok. Re Google restrictions, again I thought I was ok - no links or reference to online or casino gambling. My Hubs are about dealers choice home games, where no profit, or rake is allowed. Agreed that I need HP interpretation, confirmation that I'm well within guidelines.
There are some great hubs on here about poker. They're instructional and don't *really* promote gambling in the way that Google is referring to. You may want to do a search on HP to get an idea of what poker hubs are already on here.
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