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Players File Class-Action Lawsuit Against Howard Lederer, Chris Ferguson

Four players have filed a class-action lawsuit against Full Tilt Poker execs Howard Lederer and Chris Ferguson.

Seat Open with Faraz Jaka

As the year anniversary of Black Friday approaches Seat Open will focus on the experiences and reactions of some poker players. This week Faraz Jaka opens up about how it affected him.

Five Thoughts: Hellmuth Wins PokerNews Fan Bracket

Phil Hellmuth defeated Daniel Negreanu in the PokerNews Fan Bracket, Viktor Blom bested Isaac Haxton in the SuperStar Showdown, and more in this week's Five Thoughts.

Trump Entertainment Resorts and 888 Discuss Online Poker Venture in U.S.

Trump Entertainment Resorts and 888 Holdings are in discussions to offer online poker once a regulated online gambling market is implemented in the U.S.

Seat Open with Melanie Weisner Part Three

Melanie Weisner shares about how her life has changed pre and post Black Friday.

The Nightly Turbo: Hansen Versus Dwan in Macau, Isildur1 Returns to Nosebleeds, and More

Gus Hansen and Tom Dwan are playing high stakes games in Macau, and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom is set to face off against Ike Haxton in a $1 million PokerStars SuperStar Showdown.

Chris Moneymaker and Director Doug Tirola Talk All In: The Poker Movie

Chris Moneymaker and director Doug Tirola talk All In—The Poker Movie, the story of the worldwide poker boom.

Judge Postpones Acceptance of Plea Agreement in John Campos Case

U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan has refused to accept the plea agreement with John Campos until the prosecution explains their reasoning.

Online Chat: Thiago "XTheDecanoX" Nishijima

In our inaugural "Online Chat," Brazilian online pro Thiago "XTheDecanoX" Nishijima talks about his start in poker, winning UBOC before Black Friday & more.

The Nightly Turbo: Phil Gordon's New Online Venture, Elie and Campos Guilty, and More

Two Black Friday defendants pleaded guilty to separate charges, and Phil Gordon is receiving funding for a new online gaming venture.

Five Thoughts: All In — The Poker Movie Review, Negreanu's Ban and More

All In: The Poker Movie debuted this past weekend, we review the film and discuss Negreanu's ban in this week's Five Thoughts.

Report: Black Friday Principal John Campos Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charge

Black Friday defendant John Campos has reportedly pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor charge.

AGCC Publishes External Review of Actions Taken Against Full Tilt Poker

The Alderney Gaming Control Commission (AGCC) published an external review of the actions taken against Full Tilt Poker.

Black Friday Defendant Chad Elie Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy

Chad Elie, one of the 11 men indicted by the Department of Justice on Black Friday, pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit bank fraud and operating an illegal gambling business.

The Nightly Turbo: U.K. Adjusts Gambling Tax, "ElkY" Joins Premier League V, and More

U.K. chancellor George Osborne plans to change the country's gambling tax, and Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier has joined the PartyPoker Premier League V lineup.

Online Poker Payment Processor Daniel Tzvetkoff to Testify in Black Friday Trial

Daniel Tzvetkoff will testify in the trial of Black Friday defendants John Campos and Chad Elie on April 9 in New York.

Judge Postpones Acceptance of Plea Agreement in Campos Case

U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan has refused to accept the plea agreement with John Campos until the prosecution explains their reasoning.

The Insiders: WSOP's Ty Stewart on Online Poker Legislation, WSOP Asia Pacific, and More

World Series of Poker Executive Director Ty Stewart talks about how legalized online poker would affect the WSOP, and the possibility of the WSOP series in the Asia Pacific Region.

UK Private Equity Firm Interested in Full Tilt Poker

According to the iGaming Post, a UK private equity firm may be interested in acquiring Full Tilt Poker (FTP) if the current deal with Groupe Bernard Tapie falls through.

Ray Bitar Apologizes; GBT Lawyer Behnam Dayanim "Reasonably Optimistic"

Ray Bitar and GBT Lawyer Behnam Dayanim talk about Full Tilt Poker.