Posted by Steve Ruddock on Sep 13, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

Last week Howard Lederer and his legal team were trying to get the civil charges filed in the aftermath of Black Friday dismissed (a move that was denied by the court), and now the DOJ has decided to step-up its pursuit of Lederer and the other Full TiltRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 27, 2012 Posted in Live Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »
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Every week we try to bring you some of the stories you may have missed in the poker world, and this week there is enough fodder for two columns (so keep an eye peeled for another Hidden Headlines column in the coming days) with rumors, updates, and newsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 04, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

While the poker world was busy piecing together the in’s and the out’s of the announced PokerStars/Full Tilt Poker/DOJ deal on Tuesday there were a few other Black Friday headlines that were pushed to the back pages thanks to the groundbreaking headlines. One of those stories was theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 10, 2012 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

After surrendering last Monday to US authorities Ray Bitar thought he had lined-up the necessary assets to cover his bail (initially set at $250,000), but when the prosecution appealed the $250k bail, telling the court that Bitar was a flight risk, things got a bit dicey for theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 08, 2011 Posted in Legal Poker News, Online Poker News | No Comments »

Of the 11 people indicted on Black Friday the US Department of Justice has managed to arrest four of the men they named, and two of those men, John Campos and Chad Elie, have already been arraigned and entered not-guilty pleas. In response to Elie’s and Campos’ assertionRead Full Article