Posted by Carolyn on Aug 23, 2017 Posted in Legal Poker News, Poker Player News, Poker Players, US Poker News | No Comments »

Players who lost money after the closure of online poker sites Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet may finally be able to recover their funds – atleast to some extent.  According to absolutepokerclaims.com, the first round of payments has been approved by the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery SectionRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Dec 30, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Op-Ed | No Comments »
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There were a number of highlights (as well as a few lowlights) in the poker world this past year, but let’s face it, events like Greg Merson’s WSOP win, the emergence of poker in Asia, the hacking and subsequent lengthy hiatus for the 2+2 poker forum, or GregRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 01, 2012 Posted in Interviews, Online Poker News | 4 Comments »

During the 2012 World Series of Poker, Scott Bell appeared on the QuadJacks.com podcast to discuss a full-length, documentary film he is working on detailing the Ultimate Bet Super-User scandal. The film has a working title of UltimateBeat: Too Much to Lose. Scott Bell, better known by hisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 23, 2012 Posted in Online Poker News, Poker Gossip | No Comments »

Along with Haley Hintze, perhaps no name is more synonymous with the Ultimate Bet Super User scandal than ElevenGrover (the 2+2 poker forum screen-name of Scott Bell). The two have been the most ardent investigators of the Super-User scandals that rocked the online poker from about 2006 throughRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 07, 2012 Posted in Poker Gossip, Poker Player News | No Comments »

Two days ago we brought you the story of Douglas “WCGrider” Polk who was victimized by poker pro Brad Booth. Polk decided to do a money swap from his online account with Booth for cash (Booth is a former superstars high-stakes poker player who has fallen on hardRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 16, 2012 Posted in Interviews, Poker Player News, Poker Site News | 1 Comment »

Todd Witteles is perhaps best known for his World Series of Poker appearances where he, and his bottle Head & Shoulders shampoo used as a card-protector, became a prominent part of ESPN’s coverage. Witteles’ poker acumen speaks for itself; “Dan Druff” as he is more readily known inRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 25, 2011 Posted in Online Poker News | No Comments »

The poker world is a very forgiving place, with former cheaters, card mechanics, and angle shooters often given a second-chance at redemption, but when it comes to the most infamous poker cheat in the history of the game it seems quite unlikely a second-chance will be forthcoming. FormerRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 25, 2010 Posted in Poker Player News | No Comments »
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It seems Daniel’s ire over players wearing sunglasses has taken a backseat to his latest target UB –or more precisely the Cereus Poker Network of UB and Absolute Poker. Negreanu wrote a fairly pointed blog post about the site and their history of troubles; most notably the super-userRead Full Article

Posted by PokerFelts on May 19, 2010 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

The Cereus Poker Network got a shock a few weeks ago, when an online poker site contacted them to reveal that they had been able to decrypt their security within their custom software, revealing information that could have created a large number of ‘Super Players’. After the storyRead Full Article

Posted by PokerFelts on May 17, 2010 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

Online poker network Cereus have been within the media for a number of reasons and after the outing that their software encryption, which is custom to their own network, was proven to have a fatal flaw, the members base at the poker network which contains Absolute Poker andRead Full Article