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Amaya’s Hiring of Paul Leggett Under Review by Nevada Gaming Board
Amaya’s Hiring of Paul Leggett Under Review by Nevada Gaming Board

The Nevada State Gaming Control Board has confirmed in a statement to pokerfuse that it is “currently reviewing” the…


Amaya Hires Former Absolute Poker Frontman as Online Gaming Head
Amaya Hires Former Absolute Poker Frontman as Online Gaming Head

Paul Leggett, ex-COO of Ultimate Bet and Absolute Poker, to head Amaya’s online strategy, including Ongame.


"Rags to Riches" Absolute Poker Book to be Released Next Month
“Rags to Riches” Absolute Poker Book to be Released Next Month

Straight Flush, a new book about the rise and fall of Absolute Poker that has drawn criticism from the poker community…


PokerStars Marketing Gaffe Causes Placement, Removal of Cereus-themed Story
PokerStars Marketing Gaffe Causes Placement, Removal of Cereus-themed Story

Piece placed by third-party marketing firm excerpts controversial August 2012 KGC presser regarding Cereus Network claims.


US DOJ Confirms Possession of Absolute Poker Software, Presses Court for Sale Order
US DOJ Confirms Possession of Absolute Poker Software, Presses Court for Sale Order

Time becomes a factor as the Absolute Poker assets continue to sink in value.


Absolute Poker Owners Contest DOJ Asset Seizure and Sale
Absolute Poker Owners Contest DOJ Asset Seizure and Sale

Caught in their own shell game, AP founders try to reassert ownership of the defunct internet poker site.


Bringing Back the Frat House...Really?
Bringing Back the Frat House…Really?

What version of the Absolute Poker story will be portrayed to the public?


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.


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