Full Tilt Poker responds to DOJ indictments

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 16, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

Not long after PokerStars issued their statement where they basically reinforced the position that their players’ money is safe at the online poker site, Full Tilt Poker came out with their own statement where owner Raymond Bitar –one of the men named in the indictment—was a bit more defensive in his response. Here is the statement that appeared on the Full Tilt Poker website:

“Statement from Full Tilt Poker Regarding Recent Check Withdrawal Issues

In light of recent events involving the freezing of certain accounts, Full Tilt Poker would like to assure all players that their funds remain safe and secure. Processing of both deposit and withdrawal requests is proceeding as normal and is still available to all of our players.

All players who were affected by the current situation have had their funds returned to their accounts and all new withdrawal requests are processing normally. We assure all players on Full Tilt Poker that your online playing experience will not change and that you will be able to both deposit and withdraw funds as needed. Your money remains safe, secure and accessible at all times.

Full Tilt Poker remains committed to the protection of our players’ security and legal rights, and will continue to provide the best and safest online poker room available worldwide.”

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