Smartphone apps banned by Apple, Google, and RIM

Eight notorious apps from gambling to baby shaking that were yanked from app stores.

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Rush Poker

There are plenty of opportunities to lose ungodly sums of money in the world, but apparently Google doesn't want you doing them on your Android phone. Rush Poker, an online poker Web site that lets users wager real sums of money, was quickly pulled from the Android Market last year. Google's explanation was fairly straightforward: "Real gambling is not allowed on Android Market." So if you want to lose money to pokerbot algorithms, it looks like you'll have to do it the old-fashioned way – through your laptop.

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