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The publication two weeks ago by Wired Magazine of the tale of an Arizona programmer facing prison time over software used in connection with online gambling…
Software Programmer’s Indictment Fails the Prosecutorial Smell Test

The story of Bob Stuart as told in Wired Magazine has wider reaching implications to a poker insider.


Nine of the ten domain names seized by US Federal Authorities as a result of the indictments unsealed on Blue Monday have been put up for sale.
Blue Monday Domains, Including DoylesRoom, True Poker and Bookmaker are Up For Sale

Popular domain names previously seized by US authorities are now available for purchase.


Former ThrillX programmer David Parchomchuk, indicted by the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland as a part of the “Blue…
Blue Monday Programmer Strikes a Plea Deal

Former ThrillX programmer David Parchomchuk, indicted by the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland as a…


Poker Pros Network plans to move to proprietary software by the end the year.
Chuck Kidd’s PPN Poker Leaves Cake Poker Network, to Stop US Signups

Poker Pros Network plans to move to proprietary software by the end the year.


MMGG, the exclusive licensee of Bodog's brand in the US, will continue to operate under a new name.
Bodog Pulls Brand Out of US Market

MMGG, the exclusive licensee of Bodog’s brand in the US, will continue to operate under a new name.


Cake Poker has taken a proactive initiative and moved their primary domain from cakepoker.com to cakepoker.eu. The move follows domain seizures of other…
Cake Poker Moves to Avoid Possible Domain Seizure

Cakepoker.com now redirects players to cakepoker.eu


Customers will be able to request withdrawals through the website, but only to bank accounts in Euros.
QuickTender to Allow Withdrawals Starting July 1st

Customers will be able to request withdrawals through the website, but only to bank accounts in Euros.


In an email sent to customers, QuickTender says they will not cover funds seized in transit and suggest those affected should file forfeiture claims.
QuickTender: No Money to Re-imburse Seized Withdrawals

In an email sent to customers, QuickTender says they will not cover funds seized in transit and suggest those affected should file forfeiture claims.


QT issued a statement clarifying status of funds amidst confusion surrounding Blue Monday seizures; recommends US players open Euro bank accounts to withdraw.
QuickTender: Significant Funds Were Seized

QT issued a statement clarifying status of funds amidst confusion surrounding Blue Monday seizures; recommends US players open Euro bank accounts to withdraw.


Anne Arundel County Police Department receive $0.5m for their "critical assistance" in the sting operation.
County Police in Maryland First Beneficiary of “Blue Monday” Seizures

Anne Arundel County Police Department receive $0.5m for their “critical assistance” in the sting operation.


Merge vows to return soon as the growing network struggles with their increasing US player base.
Merge Gaming Blocks New US Accounts

Merge vows to return soon as the growing network struggles with their increasing US player base.


The popular US-accessible e-wallet has left its customers with a single sentence on their site.
UseMyWallet Gone

The popular US-accessible e-wallet has left its customers with a single sentence on their site.


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