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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.


Software Programmer's Indictment Fails the Prosecutorial Smell Test
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.


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.


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…


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.


The PPA: You Have Two Days To File Claim of Seized Funds
The PPA: You Have Two Days To File Claim of Seized Funds

The PPA advises against filing a claim for unpaid account balances at FTP, UB and AP for the “vast majority of players.”