PokerNews is proud to present The Lederer Files; a seven-part series compiled from an exclusive interview conducted with Howard Lederer on Saturday Sept. 8, 2012. During this extensive, seven-hour interview, Lederer responds to questions regarding Full Tilt Poker, the board, the investors, Ray Bitar, Chris Ferguson, Phil Ivey, Black Friday, and much more. Each episode is roughly 30 minutes in length, and all thoughts and opinions expressed in the interview are those of the interviewee and do not necessarily reflect those of PokerNews.
The Lederer Files: An Introduction
An introduction to "The Lederer Files," an exclusive interview series with Full Tilt Poker's Howard Lederer.
The Lederer Files: The Beginning of Full Tilt Poker
In Part 1 of an exclusive interview series with PokerNews.com, Howard Lederer opens up about his elongated silence since Black Friday, and discusses the early stages of Full Tilt Poker.
The Lederer Files: The UIGEA, Segregated Accounts, and Retirement
In Part 2 of an exclusive interview series with PokerNews.com, Howard Lederer discusses Full Tilt Poker's decision to stay in the UIGEA, a startling e-mail from a customer, and more.
The Lederer Files: The Backlog and Black Friday
In Part 3 of an exclusive interview series with PokerNews.com, Howard Lederer discusses his initial discovery of a nine-figure backlog, and describes where he was when he learned about the Black Friday indictments.
The Lederer Files: Black Friday Aftermath, the Search for a Solution
In Part 4 of an exclusive interview series with PokerNews.com, Howard Lederer opens up about the first few months after Black Friday, including the devastating news he discovered on April 21.
The Lederer Files: The Phil Ivey Lawsuit, Transition 2.0
In Part 5 of this exclusive interview series with PokerNews.com, Lederer goes into detail about Phil Ivey's $150 million lawsuit against the company filed on June 1, 2011.
The Lederer Files: Outstanding Member Loans, Groupe Bernard Tapie Complications
In Part 6 of this exclusive interview series with PokerNews.com, Lederer reveals some shocking information about the outstanding loans of some of the owners of Full Tilt Poker.
The Lederer Files: PokerStars Saves the Day, Apology to Full Tilt Poker's Customers
In Part 7 of this exclusive interview series with PokerNews.com, Lederer discusses the closing of the deal between PokerStars, the Department of Justice, and Full Tilt Poker.