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The Lederer Files: Outstanding Member Loans, Groupe Bernard Tapie Complications

Since April 15, 2011, the poker world has waited anxiously to hear from Howard Lederer about the downfall of Full Tilt Poker. That wait is officially over.

In Part 6 of this exclusive interview series with, Lederer reveals some shocking information about the outstanding loans of some of the owners of Full Tilt Poker. Lederer discloses a mistake made by the company's finance department in which Erick Lindgren received a double-credited $2 million loan. When asked to return the extra $2 million to the company, Lindgren became unreachable. Lederer says the company never received that money.

Lederer also discusses the effect of the DOJ's Amended Complaint on Full Tilt Poker, the complications of the Groupe Bernard Tapie deal, and the emergence of PokerStars as a potential buyer.

Here is Part 6 of The Lederer Files:

Stay tuned to for the remainder of the exclusive interview series with Lederer. For news, updates, and more follow PokerNews on Twitter and Facebook

Disclaimer: The thoughts and opinions expressed in this interview are those of the interviewee and do not necessarily reflect those of PokerNews.

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  • Sabuck Sabuck

    One two coming for you, three four big fat whore, five six all the tricks, seven eight... empty plate.

  • soop2nuts soop2nuts

    The interviewer is way to soft on Howard and basically lets him say what ever he wants and never stops him on anny sticky points. Notice how uncomfortable Lederer looks constantly touching his face and fidgeting...mnaking soothing gestures. It would be quite clear to any detective that he is being decietfull. Watch investigation discovery sometime...or "readem and reap" for that matter

  • soop2nuts soop2nuts

    lederer is just such a slimy greasy snake...its so transparent that hes simply trying to point fingers at others in these interviews and take the blame off of himself and ferguson. BTW...what about the 2 million that lindgren transfered to him and he cashed out post april 15th...he glossed over that pretty quickly but why didnt he pay that back?

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