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Dan "djk123" Kelly Discusses Winning his Record-Breaking Fourth WCOOP Bracelet

Dan "djk123" Kelly sits down to talk about his record-breaking fourth WCOOP win, his career, and his taste for graphic tees.

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

In Part 6 of an exclusive interview series with, Howard Lederer reveals startling information about the outstanding loans of some of the owners of Full Tilt Poker.

The Lederer Files: Black Friday Aftermath, the Search for a Solution

In Part 4 of an exclusive interview series with, Howard Lederer opens up about the first few months after Black Friday, including the devastating news he discovered on April 21, 2012.

The Lederer Files: The Backlog and Black Friday

In Part 3 of an exclusive interview series with, Howard Lederer discusses his initial discovery of a nine-figure backlog, and describes where he was when he learned about the Black Friday indictments.

Former Full Tilt Poker Executive Nelson Burtnick Pleads Guilty to Gambling Charges

Former Full Tilt Poker payment processing director Nelson Burtnick pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy and gambling. He faces 15 years in prison.

Five Thoughts: Howard Lederer Speaks

Howard Leder has ended his silence, and PokerNews is bringing you an exclusive series titled "The Lederer Files."

The Lederer Files: An Introduction

An introduction to "The Lederer Files," an exclusive interview series with Full Tilt Poker's Howard Lederer.

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."

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.