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Tag: Black Friday

DOJ Files Second Amended Complaint; Alleges Lederer Funded Assets with Unlawful Proceeds

On Sept. 10, 2012, the United States Department of Justice filed a Second Amended Complaint that alleges Howard Lederer “funded personal bank accounts with unlawful proceeds.”

Five Thoughts: Poker is (Still) a Game of Skill

According to a Federal Judge in New York, poker is (still) a game of skill. This eye-popping revelation leads this week's Five Thoughts.

Exclusive: Michele Clayborne, Former Consulting Head of PR for Full Tilt Poker, Releases Statement

Former consulting head of PR for Full Tilt Poker Michele Clayborne releases statement on FTPDoug.

Full Tilt Poker Lawyer Anne Madonia Discusses Transfer of FTP Assets to PokerStars

Cozen O’Connor announced today that it successfully represented the Full Tilt Poker companies in consummating the transfer of Full Tilt Poker assets to PokerStars.

Five Thoughts: A Greenstein Always Pays his Debts

Barry Greenstein plans to pay back the $400,000 he owes to Full Tilt. Will anybody else pay their debts?

PokerNews Weekly: PokerStars Acquires Full Tilt Poker, Tony G's Olympics, and More

A look at the top poker news stories of the week.

Former Full Tilt Poker Payments Director Nelson Burtnick Arrested, Released on Bail

Full Tilt Poker payments director Nelson Burtnick was arrested Tuesday in New York. He pleaded not guilty to charges of money laundering and bank fraud and was released on bail.

Blair Hinkle Discusses Return of $1 Million Trapped on Full Tilt Poker

Blair Hinkle had more than $1 million stuck on Full Tilt Poker after Black Friday. After PokerStars' purchased FTP's assets, it appears Hinkle will get all of it back.

PokerStars Settlement: What Does it Mean for Online Poker Legislation in the U.S?

What implications could the PokerStars settlement have for online poker legislation?

PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker Settlement: Industry Reactions

Poker players react to PokerStars' acquisition of Full Tilt Poker assets.

U.S. Department of Justice Requests Settlement Agreement with Absolute Poker/Ultimate Bet

On Tuesday, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York struck a deal with Absolute Poker and its parties, including Ultimate Bet.

Chris Ferguson's Attorney Releases Statement on PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker Settlement

Ian Imrich, counsel to Chris Ferguson, says his client "is not in a position to comment at this time as he has not yet resolved his individual civil case with SDNY."

Full Tilt Poker Attorney Jeff Ifrah Discusses PokerStars' Purchase of FTP

We talk with Jeff Ifrah, one of the lawyers retained by Full Tilt Poker after Black Friday, shortly after news broke that a deal had been solidified with PokerStars.

PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker Settlement: Pros React on Twitter

Poker players react to the settlement reached by PokerStars and the U.S. Department of Justice for the assets of Full Tilt Poker. img=http://a0.twimg.com/profile_images/1165653450/peter-jetten_normal.jpg nick=PeterJetten name=Peter...

PokerStars Acquires Full Tilt Poker Assets; Players to be Refunded (UPDATED 10:15 a.m. PDT)

The U.S. Attorney's office has approved a deal allowing Full Tilt Poker to forfeit all of its assets to PokerStars, alllowing for the repayment of all Full Tilt customers.

The Nightly Turbo: Shuffle Master's Nevada License, Poker Lesson with Hellmuth, and More

Shuffle Master received an online gaming license in Nevada, and Phil Hellmuth is lining up a number of charity projects.

Black Friday Processor Ira Rubin Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Ira Rubin, one of the 11 men indicted by the United States Department of Justice on Black Friday, was recently sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to forfeit $5 million.

Absolute Poker's Brent Beckley Gets 14-Month Prison Sentence in Black Friday Indictments

Absolute Poker co-founder Brent Beckley was sentenced to 14 months in prison.

The Weekly Turbo: PokerStars Files To Dismiss Civil Charges, Ivey Interview, and More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including the motions to dismiss filed by PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker execs, an exclusive interview with Phil Ivey, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Black Friday Processor Forfeits $6M, MicroMillions II Begins, and More

A Black Friday payment processing company settled with the U.S. government for $6 million, and the PokerStars MicroMillions II series is underway.

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