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Full Tilt Pros Losing Big Since Relaunch

Full Tilt Pros Losing Big Since Relaunch

Since Full Tilt’s relaunch two weeks ago, the site’s pro roster of Gus Hansen, Viktor Blom and Tom Dwan have not fared well in high stakes action.

PPA Seeks Changes to Reid-Kyl Online Poker Bill

PPA Seeks Changes to Reid-Kyl Online Poker Bill

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) sent a letter to Senators Harry Reid and Jon Kyl requesting modifications to the current draft of the online poker bill.

Howard Lederer Files Motion to Dismiss FTP Charges

Howard Lederer Files Motion to Dismiss FTP Charges

First he “ummed” and “ahhed” his way through 3½ hours of the “Files”, then he rolled into Vegas, and now Howard Lederer has the cheek to claim he is innocent.

Stanislav Barshak Takes Chip Lead at WPT Copenhagen

Stanislav Barshak Takes Chip Lead at WPT Copenhagen

Illinois-based Stanislav Barshak takes a substantial chip advantage into the penultimate day of the WPT Copenhagen Main Event with just 18 players remaining.

Connecticut May Reconsider Online Gambling

Connecticut May Reconsider Online Gambling

Budget deficits and diminishing revenue from the state’s two tribal casinos has Connecticut lawmakers reconsidering online gambling legislation.

U.S. Full Tilt Players Can Expect a Long Wait for Funds

U.S. Full Tilt Players Can Expect a Long Wait for Funds

A meeting between the Poker Players Alliance and DoJ officials has determined that FTP players are in store for a long wait before reimbursement commences.

Bwin Party Boss Arrested in Belgium

Bwin Party Boss Arrested in Belgium

Joint BwinParty CEO Norbert Teufelberger has been arrested by Belgian police after giving a speech at EGBA´s Responsible Gaming Day conference in Brussels.

7.5 Million Guaranteed in FTOPS XXI

7.5 Million Guaranteed in FTOPS XXI

The schedule for edition 21 of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series has just been announced – guaranteeing more than $7.5 million in prize money over 35 events.

Online Poker Bill Hinges on Rider to Fiscal Cliff

Online Poker Bill Hinges on Rider to Fiscal Cliff

Industry observers believe that if a federal online poker bill is passed during the lame duck session, its best chances are as a rider to the fiscal cliff bill.

Election Results Positive for Online Poker

Election Results Positive for Online Poker

Several victories in key races in Tuesday’s election are seen as beneficial to the prospects of federal online poker legislation in the U.S.

Full Tilt Regains 2nd Place in Player Traffic

Full Tilt Regains 2nd Place in Player Traffic

Despite a few minor cashier glitches, Full Tilt’s relaunch was a smashing success, vaulting the online poker site to second place in player traffic.

Full Tilt Relaunches Real Money Poker Tables

Full Tilt Relaunches Real Money Poker Tables

At 7:00 a.m. ET on Nov. 6, Full Tilt opened its real-money poker tables for the first time since being shutdown since late June of 2011.