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American players will soon beable to file claims to recoup funds from Full Tilt Poker
DOJ Appoints Claims Administrator for FTP Funds

Dedicated website promises that the claim process will begin “shortly.”


The hardware that comprised Full Tilt Poker—the servers, hosting racks and other hardware—was flown to the Isle of Man late last week, marking one…
Full Tilt Assets Arrive in Isle of Man

“Thirty tons” of computer equipment arrive on PokerStars Island, flown in on military aircraft.


The US Department of Justice is seeking the assistance of an independent contractor to facilitate the return of player funds in connection with Full Tilt Poker.
DOJ to Appoint Payment Processor to Facilitate Return of Full Tilt Player Funds

Experience and expertise sought by the DOJ to “design and execute” a plan to repay nearly $159m to fraud “victims.”


Players await the DOJ decision on if they will return player balances or deposits from Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Remission for Americans: Balances or Deposits?

US players with money tied up on Full Tilt Poker are keeping an eye on just how the DOJ will calculate refunds.


The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) has offered to assist the US Department of Justice (DOJ) with developing a process to facilitate the return of funds to the US…
PPA Offers DOJ Assistance with Remission Process to Return US Player Funds

PPA argues that US players should receive their entire balances from Full Tilt.


The history and identity of “FTPDoug,” the infamous 2+2 poster and FTP representative who kept players updated both pre- and post-Black Friday, was…
FTPDoug Unveiled: Full Tilt Messenger Returns, Will Remain Poker Room Manager of New FTP

In hopes that bridges can be rebuilt, Full Tilt Poker looks to make amends for past transgressions in communication.


PokerStars has announced that it has officially closed on its deal with the US Department of Justice to purchase the assets of Full Tilt Poker.
PokerStars Closes on Full Tilt Purchase

Within 90 days, Full Tilt Poker will relaunch and make balances available to non-US players.


Barry Greenstein confirmed his intention to repay a $382k outstanding loan he received from Full Tilt Poker years ago, committing now to pay its new owner.
Barry Greenstein Announces Intention to Repay Debt to PokerStars

Team PokerStars member says outstanding $382k loan to Full Tilt Poker will be repaid to its new owner.


Players that have had funds tied up on Full Tilt Poker will be compensated as a result of a settlement agreement between the US, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.
How Full Tilt Poker “Victims” Will be Compensated

Account holders—classified by their country of residence when the site went offline—will need to pursue reimbursement in different of ways.


Isai Scheinburg, founder of PokerStars, must step down from his executive position at PokerStars.
Isai Scheinberg to Step down From PokerStars Directorship

Isai Scheinberg, founder of PokerStars, must step down from his executive position at the poker room, as part of the…


As part of the settlement with the US Department of Justice and acquisition of the assets of Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars announced today that it was committed…
PokerStars: We’ll be in the United States, at Both State and Federal Levels

As part of the settlement with the US Department of Justice and acquisition of the assets of Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars…


PokerStars has just announced it settled with the US Department of Justice, and buys the assets of ex-rival Full Tilt Poker.
PokerStars Announces Acquisition of Full Tilt, Settlement with DOJ

PokerStars has just announced it has successfully settled with the US Department of Justice and acquired the assets of…


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