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The PPA has held a conference call with the DOJ. The PPA received advice that pushing for fraud charges against AP/UP could help players get reimbursed.
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.


Bertilsson was the former Managing Director of Ongame Services, and Leggett will now head up Amaya's online division.
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 connected to questionable advertorial content
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.


AP founders struggle to regain ownership of the company
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.


The DOJ give its opinion on the sentencing of Brent Beckley
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.


High stakes professional poker players including Daniel Ashman and Brad Booth have filed a complaint in United States District Court alleging UltimateBet…
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.


Personal information of what appears to be every one of the 3.5 million UltimateBet account holders was leaked on the internet on Friday. Posted anonymously on…
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.


The Kahnawake Gaming Commission issued a statement Thursday indicating that Blanca Games has submitted a plan to the US Department of Justice (DOJ) that would…
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.


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.
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.


Full Tilt Poker sees smaller decline despite payment controversy.
Numbers Show How DOJ Crackdown Impacts Traffic for the “Big 2”

Full Tilt Poker sees smaller decline despite payment controversy.


Cereus Network deployed software changes designed to prevent US players from playing on their network in an attempt to up hold part of their agreement with the…
AP/UB Make Software Changes to Shut Out Americans

Reports of workarounds are already surfacing.


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