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KGC Confirms Settlement Terms Between Blanca Games, US Department of Justice
KGC Confirms Settlement Terms Between Blanca Games, US Department of Justice

Claims of ownership interest in Blanca need to be settled prior to the distribution of liquidated assets.


Why Absolute Poker Players Won't Be Paid
Why Absolute Poker Players Won’t Be Paid

Yesterday’s formal settlement in the case of United States v. PokerStars, et. al, and the correlating acquisition…


DOJ Proposes Absolute Poker/UB Settlement
DOJ Proposes Absolute Poker/UB Settlement

Overshadowed by today’s news of the the settlement between the DOJ, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker was the US…


PPA Files "Friend of the Court" Brief Supporting PokerStars
PPA Files “Friend of the Court” Brief Supporting PokerStars

Poker advocacy group puts forward “skill game” argument for poker.


DOJ Argues for Leniency in Beckley Sentencing
DOJ Argues for Leniency in Beckley Sentencing

Not challenging the indictment and a willingness to accept responsibility for his actions prompts the DOJ to stand up for former Absolute Poker vice president.


Procedural Delay Likely in 'Black Friday' Beckley Sentencing
Procedural Delay Likely in 'Black Friday’ Beckley Sentencing

Sentencing delays are likely in the resolution of the Department of Justice’s case against Absolute Poker exec…


Cereus Plans to Liquidate Assets, Repay Players
Cereus Plans to Liquidate Assets, Repay Players

A “potential solution” prepared by Absolute Poker and Ultimate Bet parent company would redistribute funds to US and non-US players.


A Who's Who of Blue Monday
A Who’s Who of Blue Monday

After a second round of domain name seizures by the US Department of Justice, pokerfuse takes a look at the names, companies, networks and domains involved the indictments.


Numbers Show How DOJ Crackdown Impacts Traffic for the “Big 2”
Numbers Show How DOJ Crackdown Impacts Traffic for the “Big 2”

Full Tilt Poker sees smaller decline despite payment controversy.


Absolute Poker and US Department of Justice Agree on Terms
Absolute Poker and US Department of Justice Agree on Terms

SDNY confirm deal brokered while US players continue playing real-money games on the network.


Absolute Poker Claim Deal Struck with DOJ
Absolute Poker Claim Deal Struck with DOJ

Press release from the Cereus offices is “an important step to returning US player funds.” – but no word yet from the DOJ.


Office Raids Unrelated to DOJ Indictments, Says Cereus
Office Raids Unrelated to DOJ Indictments, Says Cereus

Blanca games claim the raids were a Costa Rican matter, and does not involve the DOJ.