Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 04, 2011 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

With all of the hoopla surrounding the legality of advertising for indicted online poker rooms, or for sites still serving the US market despite the indictments handed down on Black Friday, the Epic Poker League has decided to clearly layout its logo policy for the upcoming inaugural eventRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 25, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

July 26th, 2011 could go down as just as memorable a date in poker lore as April 15, 2011, if the public hearing scheduled to discuss the Aldernay Gambling Control Commission’s decision to suspend the license of Full Tilt Poker on June 29th goes poorly for the beleagueredRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 29, 2011 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

In a series of statements early Wednesday morning the Aldernay Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) announced that it would be suspending Full Tilt Poker’s license and ordered the site to suspend all activity. According to players from all over the globe, games at Full Tilt Poker came to aRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 26, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

One of two things happened on Monday when it was revealed that ten more online gaming sites had their domain names seized by the DOJ including two small online poker rooms: Either the DOJ specifically targeted TruePoker and DoylesRoom despite the fact that the investigation would likely costRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 26, 2011 Posted in Poker News | 1 Comment »

Although not on the same level, and far less surprising, as the indictments handed down against Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars, and Absolute/UB Poker on April 15, 2011, on Monday May 23, we learned of 10 more online gaming sites that saw their domain names seized by the DepartmentRead Full Article

Posted by James Guill on May 10, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

When the April 15th indictments hit, many in the poker world agreed that PokerStars and Full Tilt would honor their commitments and return player’s bankrolls. However, just as many felt that player could kiss their money on Absolute Poker and UB goodbye. In recent weeks, a combination ofRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on May 08, 2011 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

Blanca Games –the parent company of the Cereus Poker Network—issued its second statement in as many days, this time responding to the news that their Costa Rican offices were raided by The Organismo de Investigaciones Judiciales (OIJ), the Costa Rican equivalent of the FBI. The raid comes onRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 28, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News | No Comments »

Two weeks after the online poker world was rocked by the seizure of PokerStars’, Full Tilt Pokers’, and Absolute/UB Pokers’ domain names, as well as the indictments of several founders and owners of these sites the online poker industry is starting to get a glimpse of just howRead Full Article

Posted by James Guill on Apr 26, 2011 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

When the Black Friday indictments hit, the online poker world went into an utter frenzy.  Play funds were frozen on Full Tilt, PokerStars, Absolute Poker, and Ultimatebet.  Some players have their entire bankroll locked up online and others are unable to pay their bills due to their accountsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Apr 22, 2011 Posted in Poker Industry News | 1 Comment »

After this past Friday’s news that the DOJ and FBI would crackdown on online poker in the US, leading to the eventual outcome of a Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars shut down from the US market, there are still a lot of unanswered questions even after a fullRead Full Article