Things Just Keeping Getting Worse For Full Tilt Poker

After the news that the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) had pulled the plug on Full Tilt Poker by suspending their license a lot of new news has hit the web. In no particular order: Filming of Poker Lounge ceases. After not receiving payment from Full Tilt this advertiser supported program has had the production […]

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AGCC Notice of Full Tilt Suspension

In the matters of:- VANTAGE LIMITED OXALIC LIMITED FILCO LIMITED And ORINIC LIMITED Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) has today issued Hearing Notices under Regulation 46 of the Alderney eGambling Regulations, 2009 to the above named companies who collectively trade as FULL TILT POKER. In addition, AGCC has issued Suspension Notices under Regulation 47 of […]

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Breaking News: AGCC Pulls Full Tilt Poker’s License

According to eGaming Review the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) has suspended Full Tilt’s gaming license. There’s nothing on the AGCC website at the moment but according to EGR the AGCC made the following statement. “The decision to suspend these licenses follows a special investigation prompted by the indictments unsealed by US Attorney General’s Office […]

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TonyG Says Ray Bitar Has to Go

Recently TonyG said on Quad Jack’s that the management team at Full Tilt Poker has to go. He said that Ray Bitar was the worst CEO in the industry. Actually he had far more racy words but suffice it to say that he doesn’t think too highly of how Ray Bitar has handled the Black […]

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Full Tilt’s Money Woes

As I have been speculating/predicting for some time now, that Full Tilt’s inability to pay back customers is a cash flow issue, seems to have been finally confirmed. Recent reports indicate that Full Tilt has struck a deal with the US DOJ that has unfrozen about a third of the money currently tied up in […]

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Catch me on the 2+2 PokerCast

Just got off the phone not too long ago after doing a call-in segment on the 2+2 PokerCast. They’re reviewing what’s gone down in the month or so since Black Friday. I was also on the PokerCast on April 19th. Good chat about Black Friday, Full Tilt cash outs, and just what in the heck […]

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Some Insight Into Differences in Regulators

I had a conversation with someone in the know at PokerStars who helped clear up some issues concerning how the different regulatory bodies work and why Stars was able to pay out their players so rapidly. First, let’s just do a quick review of where each of the indicted poker sites are located. AP/UB: Kahnawake […]

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Surprise, Surprise FTP Speaks and Says Little

A full month after Black Friday Full Tilt representative FTPDoug (actually, the real FTPDoug left the company a long time ago and they just use the name since he had some credibility on 2+2) announced: NOTICE (UPDATE): The comment I made about FTPDoug was made in error. Someone I used to work with at FTP […]

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Joe Sebok Gets Canned

First off, I want to say that as far as I know I’ve only met Joe Sebok once a few years back at the WPBT event at Imperial Palace. He came with Barry Greenstein who was speaking before the tournament and we said “Hi, nice to meet you” or some other rather impersonal exchange. I […]

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Blanca Games Releases Statement Saying . . . Who Cares? It’s BS Anyway

“I triple guarantee you, there are no American soldiers in Baghdad.” Starting with the UB and Absolute Poker scandals this company has about as much credibility as the former Iraqi Information Minister. I mean, have they ever been straight with the public about anything? How long did they deny any funny business going on at […]

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Absolute, UB, and PokerStars Get Raided in Costa Rica

Looks like law enforcement in Costa Rica has been very busy lately. Not sure of the exact order of the raids but supposedly the Organismo de Investigaciones Judiciales (OIJ) raided the Absolute and UB offices as well as the home of Scott Tom and took Tom’s girlfriend. They even raided the home of Olman Rimola’s […]

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Black Friday, Affiliates and Other Stuff with Jeremy Enke Part II

I’m continuing my conversation with Jeremy Enke. Jeremy is the founder of the largest poker affiliate forum in the industry at PokerAffiliateListings.com. Jeremy has been a poker affiliate and consultant within the online poker industry since 2004. Check out Part I of Black Friday, Affiliates and Other Stuff with Jeremy Enke Do you recommend diversifying […]

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Black Friday, Affiliates and Other Stuff with Jeremy Enke Part I

Whenever big events happen in the online poker industry I try to reach out to people who I respect and might have some insights not necessarily being presented in the news. Most of the time the people I speak with don’t want to go on record and don’t really even want me to share much […]

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