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PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Avoids Prison Time in Last Black Friday Case
PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg Avoids Prison Time in Last Black Friday Case

Last of the Black Friday Eleven sentenced to time served and a $30,000 fine for his role in operating an illegal gambling business.


Two Ex Utah Attorneys General Arrested for Bribery
Two Ex Utah Attorneys General Arrested for Bribery

Shurtleff and Swallow allegedly received cash donations from man linked to processing of online poker transactions.


Bitar Avoids Further Jail Time, Forfeits $40m
Bitar Avoids Further Jail Time, Forfeits $40m

In a New York courthouse Monday, Ray Bitar plead guilty via a live video stream from California to charges of fraud and…


Continuance Granted in Bitar Case
Continuance Granted in Bitar Case

Ongoing pre-trial hearings in the “Black Friday” criminal case against former Full Tilt CEO Ray Bitar have…


Ferguson Reaches Tentative Settlement with DOJ in "Black Friday" Civil Case
Ferguson Reaches Tentative Settlement with DOJ in “Black Friday” Civil Case

$2.35m plus an unspecified amount to be forfeited, but Chris “Jesus” Ferguson admits to no wrongdoing.


Chris Ferguson Black Friday Hearings Delayed as Settlement Talks Progress
Chris Ferguson Black Friday Hearings Delayed as Settlement Talks Progress

Latest court filing describes “extensive settlement conversations” between “Jesus” and DOJ


Black Friday Processor Ira Rubin Continues Appeal from Prison Cell
Black Friday Processor Ira Rubin Continues Appeal from Prison Cell

Convicted “Black Friday” online payment processor Ira Rubin continues to battle against the three-year…


Howard Lederer Settles Black Friday Civil Complaint
Howard Lederer Settles Black Friday Civil Complaint

Former FTP Director forfeits bank accounts and personal assets, but admits to no wrongdoing.


Furst Settles "Black Friday" Civil Complaint with US Department of Justice
Furst Settles “Black Friday” Civil Complaint with US Department of Justice

The Full Tilt board member forfeits his trust account and pays $150k fine, but admits to no wrongdoing.


Lederer Refiles Motion to Dismiss "Black Friday" Civil Complaint
Lederer Refiles Motion to Dismiss “Black Friday” Civil Complaint

An attorney for Howard Lederer has refiled a motion to dismiss a civil complaint against Lederer, in response to an…


Chad Elie Twitter Appearance Draws Attention
Chad Elie Twitter Appearance Draws Attention

A surprise appearance by Black Friday indictee Chad Elie on Twitter, accompanied by a smattering of documentation…


Chad Elie Sentenced to Five Months for Black Friday Crimes
Chad Elie Sentenced to Five Months for Black Friday Crimes

Payment processor Chad Elie was sentenced Wednesday to five months in federal prison as a result of charges he faced in…


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