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Tapie Offers Equity to Full Tilt Poker Players

Tapie Offers Equity to Full Tilt Poker Players

According to a report published in the Wall Street Journal today, ex-players of the online poker site Full Tilt Poker are to be offered equity in the company if the proposed takeover by Groupe Bernard Tapie reaches fruition.

Wynn Las Vegas Accuses PokerStars Pros of Cheating at Craps

Wynn Las Vegas Accuses PokerStars Pros of Cheating at Craps

Leonardo Fernandez and Veronica Dabul, poker pros from Argentina who both at one time represented Team PokerStars, are the subject of a lawsuit filed by Wynn Las Vegas for allegedly cheating at the craps table, pocketing approximately $700,000.

Massive Security Breach at Betfair Affects Poker Players

Massive Security Breach at Betfair Affects Poker Players

A massive security breach at the world´s largest betting exchange company has exposed millions of online poker players to the risk of having their personal banking details compromised by hackers.

Daniel Negreanu – “Lederer is an Idiot”

Daniel Negreanu – “Lederer is an Idiot”

Daniel Negreanu has spoken out about the Full Tilt Poker situation, claiming that Ray Bitar and Howard Lederer acted like “buffoons and arrogant idiots” for failing to hire people to run their company the “proper way”.

Groupe Bernard Tapie “Intends to Buy” Full Tilt Poker

Groupe Bernard Tapie “Intends to Buy” Full Tilt Poker

Groupe Bernard Tapie had signed an exclusive agreement with the Board of Directors of Full Tilt Poker to acquire the company and all of its associated assets.

5 Things We Learned from the AGCC Revocation

5 Things We Learned from the AGCC Revocation

The AGCC Notice of Determination which revoked Full Tilt Poker´s operating licence did not hold many surprises. However, some aspects of the Full Tilt Poker saga have taught us one or two things about online poker and life in general.

Full Tilt Poker Blames AGCC for Investor Damage

Full Tilt Poker Blames AGCC for Investor Damage

As widely predicted, Full Tilt Poker issued a statement last night blaming the Alderney Gambling Control Commission for the “potential damage” done to a investor buy-out following the revocation of Full Tilt poker´s worldwide operating license.

Sexy Trishelle Cannatella Joins Sure Bet Poker Team

Sexy Trishelle Cannatella Joins Sure Bet Poker Team

Trishelle Cannatella, the Playboy model and reality TV star, who previously was one of Absolute Poker’s sposored pros, has signed on with Team Sure Bet as one of the new online poker site’s stable of pro players.

DoJ May Repay Full Tilt Poker Debts

DoJ May Repay Full Tilt Poker Debts

In an unexpected statement issued by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, it would appear that the US Department of Justice (DoJ) may directly compensate players who were (allegedly) robbed by Full Tilt Poker.

Full Tilt Poker Operating Licence Revoked By AGCC

Full Tilt Poker Operating Licence Revoked By AGCC

The Alderney Gaming Control Commission (AGCC) has just issued a statement revoking the operating licences of Full Tilt Poker.

Nevada Betting On Online Poker Legalization

Nevada Betting On Online Poker Legalization

A public hearing was held to discuss a proposal to allow legalization of online poker, hoping to become the first state to have regulations in place when the government passes legislation permitting online poker in the U.S.

Full Tilt Poker Lawyer Takes Questions On Facebook

Full Tilt Poker Lawyer Takes Questions On Facebook

Chris Ferguson´s lawyer, Ian J. Imrich, is taking questions from ex-Full Tilt Poker players on his Facebook wall – but do not expect much in the way of answers!