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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.

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= nick=PeterJetten name=Peter...

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.

Five Thoughts: Do You Believe in Magic?

Antonio Esfandiari won the $1 Million Big One for One Drop, leading our Five Thoughts.

Full Tilt Poker CEO Ray Bitar Surrenders to U.S. Authorities

Ray Bitar, the chief executive officer of Full Tilt Poker and one of 11 men indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice on Black Friday, surrendered to U.S. authorities.

Black Friday Defendant John Campos Sentenced to Three Months in Prison

Black Friday defendant John Campos has been sentenced to three months in prison for his role in the illegal processing of payments for PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.

Five Thoughts: Verbal Drama, Breaking Records, Bloch's Bracelet, and Ivey's 0-Fer

This week's Five Thoughts takes a look at the first week of the WSOP, including the drama, the longest heads-up match in history, Andy Bloch's first bracelet, and Phil Ivey's 0-fer.

Black Friday Chronicles: Mike Ziemba and Spencer Hudson on Life After Black Friday

Poker pros Mike Ziemba and Spencer Hudson discuss life after Black Friday.

Black Friday Chronicles: Changed Priorities Featuring Alec Torelli

On the one-year anniversary of Black Friday, we caught up with Alec Torelli who talks about changed priorities, passion, and the state of poker.

Black Friday Chronicles: Online Poker Decisions with Andrew Seidman

Andrew "BalugaWhale" Seidman talks about life after Black Friday and the struggles of deciding what to do next.

Black Friday Chronicles: Maria Ho Believes "We'll See the Return of Online Poker"

In recognition of Black Friday's one-year anniversary, we caught up with Maria Ho who believes "we'll see the return of online poker."

Report: Groupe Bernard Tapie Ends Negotiations with DOJ; PokerStars Buying FTP Assets?

Groupe Bernard Tapie has called off negotiations to purchase Full Tilt Poker's assets from the Department of Justice. PokerStars has allegedly reached a deal to buy those assets for $750 million.

Five Thoughts: Super High Rollin'

PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final Super High Roller kicked off on Monday, attracting over 40 entries.