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PPA Meets DOJ to Discuss Full Tilt Remissions Process, UltimateBet and Absolute Poker Cases
PPA Meets DOJ to Discuss Full Tilt Remissions Process, UltimateBet and Absolute Poker Cases

First Full Tilt remission checks should go out at the end of the first quarter of 2014. 80% of the 35,000 claims had been accepted by players.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Players File Suit Against UltimateBet to Recover Losses from “Superuser” Scandal
Players File Suit Against UltimateBet to Recover Losses from “Superuser” Scandal

With the law behind them, victims of the UB superuser scandal look to expose those responsible for stealing millions from the online poker community.


UB Account Data Compromised: 3.5m Emails, Addresses, Account Balances Leaked
UB Account Data Compromised: 3.5m Emails, Addresses, Account Balances Leaked

Apparently complete with every UB account, the data was posted anonymously on poker forum 2+2 before being removed.


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.


AP/UB Make Software Changes to Shut Out Americans
AP/UB Make Software Changes to Shut Out Americans

Reports of workarounds are already surfacing.


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.


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