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PokerStars Bank Account Funds Released by DoJ

PokerStars Bank Account Funds Released by DoJ

The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) has agreed to release funds from one of the PokerStars bank accounts frozen on Black Friday.

AGCC Announce Full Tilt Poker Hearing for September 19

AGCC Announce Full Tilt Poker Hearing for September 19

The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) has announced the date for the re-scheduled Full Tilt Poker license hearing. Originally adjourned from July 26th to allow Full Tilt Poker time to pursue a “commercial negotiations”, the new date for the hearing is September 19th – four days later than originally planned. As with the previous hearing, the venue for the event is London´s Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel on the Albert Embankment, with the hearing open to the public and scheduled to commence at 9.00am.

Betsharks Poker Dreadful Customer Service Continues

Betsharks Poker Dreadful Customer Service Continues

Betsharks – a skin on the Atlantis network which opened last November – has eventually got around to advising their clients why they cannot log into their accounts and withdraw funds.

Entraction Network to Ban Players from Canada

Entraction Network to Ban Players from Canada

The Entraction network has announced that from September 29th players from Canada, Israel, Norway, Russia and Turkey will be blocked from playing on Entraction poker sites.

Leaf Comes With Poker Player Trading Cards

Leaf Comes With Poker Player Trading Cards

Leaf announced that they would come out with a series of high-end trading cards which will feature poker player bios, autographs, and information about some of the best players today.

Full Tilt Poker Lawyers Want Out from Class Action

Full Tilt Poker Lawyers Want Out from Class Action

The lawyers representing a significant number of defendants named in the class action lawsuit filed against Full Tilt Poker have indicated that they want to step down from being “Attorneys of Record”.

Players Rage at Full Tilt Poker Statement

Players Rage at Full Tilt Poker Statement

The long-awaited “first-of-three” statements from Full Tilt Poker was released this morning. Claiming to be an update on “what the company was doing”, the text of Full Tilt Poker´s release contained nothing of value to the many millions of poker players waiting for the return of their bankrolls.

Jamie Gold Opens New Online Poker Room

Jamie Gold Opens New Online Poker Room

Gold has decided to open a free online poker room for all United States based players, called FreeGoldPoker.com.

Online Poker Watchdog Declares Poker Sites Are Fair

Online Poker Watchdog Declares Poker Sites Are Fair

The “Online Poker Watchdog” is an independent body which monitors millions of poker hands played online to track whether the virtual felt is rigged or if the online poker sites live up to their claims of fairness and security.

Phil Galfond Takes Huge Win Against Viktor Blom On PokerStars

Phil Galfond Takes Huge Win Against Viktor Blom On PokerStars

Blom headed into the weekend on fire, and was up over $500k right off the bat. He played over 7,300 hands throughout the weekend, and showed no signs of slowing up by Sunday. While Blom was on a great run, his big mistake came in his decision to play against Galfond heads-up.

Party Poker Increases Cash Rake Cap

Party Poker Increases Cash Rake Cap

Party Poker has made a number of significant changes to the way in which rake is deducted from cash games on its site. The changes, which are being introduced tomorrow – August 24th – will have a significant effect on players´ ability to redeem their Party Poker bonuses and take advantage of the Palladium Rewards program but, more importantly, will result in a bigger deduction from the pot for mid-high stakes players.

Full Tilt Poker Breaking News – No Hope for Refunds

Full Tilt Poker Breaking News – No Hope for Refunds

A statement released yesterday effectively killed off all hope of Full Tilt Poker players seeing the money owed to them by the company this side of Christmas.

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