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Potential Full Tilt Poker Investors Only Eyeing Up UK and Irish Assets

Full Tilt Poker’s US players have been left in the dark over the proposed purchase as it appears the European investors are only interested in UK and Irish assets.

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Update in Class Action RICO Lawsuit Against Full Tilt Poker

Phil Gordon announced today that he has succeeded in obtaining a dismissal from the class action RICO lawsuit filed against Full Tilt Poker and individuals associated with Full Tilt.

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Paddy Power Supplies Odds on Full Tilt Poker’s Future

Paddy Power provided odds of 1/8 that there will be no real money opportunities at the beleaguered website, while they also offer odds of 9/2 that the site will again be functioning normally.

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US Poker Players Face Tough Choices Over Civil Claims for Money Return

The cut-off date for poker players looking to file civil forfeiture claims for account balances on poker websites Absolute Poker, Ultimate Bet and Full Tilt Poker with the US District Court in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) arrives today.

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Jason Mercier Leads New Poker Rankings System

Epic Poker League creators Federated Sports and Gaming have come up with poker’s first ranking system after launching the Global Poker Index (GPI).

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Full Tilt Poker’s European Customers Abandon Struggling Poker Site

Beleaguered poker site Full Tilt Poker’s European customers are leaving in droves following the suspension of their license by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) last month.

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Full Tilt Poker Deal Could Be Agreed Next Week

The unnamed European group thought to be interested in investing in disaster-struck Full Tilt Poker could well have a deal “on the table by the end of next week”, according to reports from lawyers working for the poker site.

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Eric Hollreiser Joins PokerStars as Head of Corporate Communications

Former Microsoft and Disney executive Hollreiser has joined PokerStars and will lead the company’s integrated communications efforts.

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American Gaming Association Won’t Back Joe Barton’s Online Poker Bill

The American Gaming Association (AGA)’s president and chief executive officer has stated that the organisation will not give their support to Republican House of Representative Joe Barton’s bill that is aimed at creating laws and a licensing system that would assist poker players in being able to play online poker.

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US Presidential Candidate Supports Online Poker Players

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) might be reaching a climax in Las Vegas with the vast majority of gold bracelets already handed out, but every poker player – be they amateur or pro – will be facing an even tougher fight when it comes to their rights to play online poker.

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Get your votes in for the Poker Hall of Fame 2011 Nominees

It’s that time of year again, folks, when the Poker Hall of Fame wants your nominations for individuals deserving of a place among the most celebrated list of poker luminaries.

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PartyPoker Offering Fabulous Rake-Free MTTs

Online poker site PartyPoker.com is to give all their tournament players the opportunity to gain some great value for money after “an industry first” of withdrawing all entry charges to their MTTs (Multi-Table Tournaments) for the foreseeable future.