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Online Poker and boosting WiFi router

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Registered: ‎12-23-2013

Online Poker and boosting WiFi router

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NJ launched online poker a few weeks ago and you have to be in NJ to play.  To ensure you're in NJ, they use geo-location services through your WiFi.  Not only must you have WiFi but you must be within 3 additional WiFi connections.  I was able to play with no issues until my neighbors moved out this weekend, leaving me with only 2 WiFi connections.


I need to improve the range of my router so I can locate another WiFi network in the area.  This will allow me to continue playing online poker.  I have tried setting up a WiFi extender with no success.  How do I change the channel of my WiFi and attempt to locate more networks?  


Any assistance or ideas would be much appreciated!

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Registered: ‎12-15-2010

Re: Online Poker and boosting WiFi router

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This is limited by your PC, not the router. You can put a more senstive antenna on your PC if you have a desktop computer AND a wireless card with external connections, otherwise you're stuck up a creek by a poor website design, IMO (really GeoIP isn't that hard!).

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