HELLMUTH COMMENTS ON NEW ULTIMATEBET DISCLOSURES (Update)
13th May, 2013 at 12:28:53
13-time World Series of Poker bracelet holder expresses regret and claims he was not fully informed of developments
The World Series of Poker's most successful player, international ace Phil Hellmuth, has released a statement on his involvement with UltimateBet in the wake of the fresh disclosures on Youtube tapes of a discussion between key UltimateBet execs and lawyers (see previous report).
LOCK POKER OWNER DISCUSSES COMPANY ISSUES (Update)
13th May, 2013 at 04:10:36
Little new in already leaked "exclusive" interview
The much-hyped Gambling911 exclusive interview with Jennifer Larson, owner of the reportedly troubled Lock Poker enterprise, went up on the information website over the weekend, but interest was blunted by prior leaks which left little new in the way of disclosure.
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LOCK POKER IN STATEMENT ON TRANSFER POLICY (Update)
10th May, 2013 at 06:19:07
New cash-out policy requires transferred funds to generate 15 percent of their value in rake before any withdrawal
Player-to-player money transfers at Lock Poker are now subject to a new policy restricting any withdrawal until 15 percent of the amount has been generated as rake.
Full Story: Lock Poker In Statement On Transfer Policy (update) »
NEW CALIFORNIA ONLINE POKER BILL COULD BE CLOSE
02nd May, 2013 at 16:44:22
Entirely new proposal is being prepared by tribal gaming interests
A well-informed industry editor, Victor Rocha, has revealed that an entirely new online poker legalisation bill is currently being drafted by tribal interests in California and could be presented to the state Legislature within the next two months.
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NEVADA ADOPTS INTERSTATE COMPACTS LAW
12th April, 2013 at 04:27:39
Governor signs empowerment to make interstate deals into state law
The publication International Law Office reports that Nevada governor Brian Sandoval has signed into the state law books new legislation that empowers him to negotiate interstate compacts on online poker, which Nevada legalised last year.
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MAJORITY OF FRENCH FULLTILT PLAYERS PAID (Update)
21st March, 2013 at 00:28:52
90 percent reimbursed
According to a statement released by the French online gambling authority ARJEL, 90 percent of French FullTiltpoker.fr players have been reimbursed by authorised operator REAL MALTA LTD (PokerStars.fr).
Full Story: Majority Of French Fulltilt Players Paid (update) »
AGA OPPOSITION TO POKERSTARS COULD TRIGGER INTERESTING LEGAL QUESTIONS
06th March, 2013 at 02:55:30
Online partners for some Association members may also come under scrutiny
With the issue of the American Gaming Association's attack on Pokerstars heating up fast (see previous reports) a number of interesting legal questions - not all of them to the advantage of AGA land casino members - could be emerging.
NEW JERSEY LOSES P.A.S.P.A. CHALLENGE (Update)
01st March, 2013 at 00:29:21
Judge Shipp issues permanent injunction against unilateral move by state to legalise sports betting
New Jersey's gamble on legalising sports betting in the state hit a major obstacle Thursday when federal judge Michael Shipp delivered his judgement after considering evidence from hearings held earlier in February (see previous reports).
Full Story: New Jersey Loses P.a.s.p.a. Challenge (update) »
JUDGE SIGNS OFF ON JESUS DEAL WITH DoJ (Update)
23rd February, 2013 at 02:37:28
Expensive agreement, but no admission of wrongdoing required
The Black Friday settlement agreement between former Full Tilt Poker director Christopher 'Jesus' Ferguson and the US Department of Justice (see previous report) has been ratified by federal judge Kimba Wood.
Full Story: Judge Signs Off On Jesus Deal With Doj (update) »
JESUS FERGUSON SETTLES WITH DoJ (Update)
20th February, 2013 at 02:04:09
Former Full Tilt Poker director pays the price to settle Black Friday indictment
Former Full Tilt Poker director Chris 'Jesus' Ferguson has joined Rafe Furst and Howard Lederer in settling with the Department of Justice to escape the likely more serious consequences of his Black Friday indictment.
Full Story: Jesus Ferguson Settles With Doj (update) »
POKERSTRATEGY VICTORIOUS IN LITIGATION WITH POCKET KINGS
12th February, 2013 at 06:27:47
Full Tilt's parent group was sued for $1.2 million
Pocket Kings, the parent group and former owner of Full Tilt Poker, has lost a case filed by affiliate partner Pokerstrategy and worth $1.2 million.
Full Story: Pokerstrategy Victorious In Litigation With Pocket Kings »
PPA SAYS POKER PAYOUT ADMINISTRATOR WILL SOON BE APPOINTED
07th February, 2013 at 03:03:08
But it may still be awhile before U.S. Full Tilt players are paid
The Poker Players Alliance action body says in this week's poker update that the Department of Justice is close to appointing an independent administrator to assess and pay US player claims against Full Tilt Poker.
U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT MADE BIG MONEY IN 2012
03rd January, 2013 at 02:03:06
Online gambling targets delivered over $3 billion in forfeitures
The US Justice Department's crusade against online gambling in general and poker in particular in 2012 generated over $3 billion for government coffers in terms of forfeitures and seizures, reports the New York Times.
Full Story: U.s. Justice Department Made Big Money In 2012 »
NO 'FISCAL CLIFF' DEALS ON REID-KYL ONLINE POKER BILL
10th December, 2012 at 02:17:41
Congressman briefs National Indian Gaming Association
Any hopes that Nevada Senator Harry Reid may have had for attaching his federal online poker legalisation bill to urgent 'fiscal cliff' legislation in the quickly expiring 'lame duck session' of the current Congress, were dashed at the weekend when the Republican Congressman for Oklahoma, Tom Cole, addressed the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA).
Full Story: No 'fiscal Cliff' Deals On Reid-kyl Online Poker Bill »
AGA ACTIVE AS CLOCK TICKS DOWN
04th December, 2012 at 02:09:56
Big push as Reid/Kyl poker bill yet to emerge in last days of Congressional session
Further evidence of the mounting desperation of pro-Federal legalisation of online poker surfaced this week in the form of a statement from the American Gaming Association (AGA) which urges Congress to pass "The Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2012" or better known as the Reid/Kyl Bill.
Full Story: Aga Active As Clock Ticks Down »
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