Ailing Ray Bitar Strikes Plea Deal, May Avoid Jail Time

Deal includes $40 million forfeiture but no prison time due to severe heart disease.

Ray Bitar to be Released on Bail

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Inside the Indictment: The Damning Case Against Ray Bitar and Nelson Burtnick

The new indictment unsealed this week reveals the depth of fraudulent activity to deceive its players and regulator—right until the end.

Bitar Emphasizes Repayment of Players and Hints at Imminent PokerStars Deal

In separate statements, Bitar alludes to the next chapter in the Full Tilt Poker saga.

New Bitar Indictment Alleges Post-Black Friday Ponzi Scheme

Government documents allege the use of customers deposits to pay a backlog of withdrawal requests amount to a Ponzi Scheme.

Bitar Pleads Not Guilty, $2.4m Bail Set

Bitar awarded bail but unable to raise the required amount he remains in custody.

Full Tilt Poker CEO Ray Bitar Surrenders

Multiple sources have confirmed that Ray Bitar—“the principal decision-maker for Full Tilt Poker”—has surrendered…

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