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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.


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.


In a brief “advisory notice” regarding its one-time customer, Blanca Games, the Canada-based Kahnawake Gaming Commission has confirmed US court…
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.


Massive Differences Exist Between the Full Tilt and Absolute Poker Situations
Why Absolute Poker Players Won’t Be Paid

However, despite renewed optimism for former customers of fellow “Black Friday” site Absolute Poker, the chances…


Overshadowed by today’s news of the the settlement between the DOJ, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker was the US Attorney’s Office proposal to also settle…
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…


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.


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


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.


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