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Entertainment News Archive - August 01, 2012

PokerStars Settles $731 Million Suit With Justice Department, Acquires Full Tilt Poker

The world’s largest online poker company has agreed to pay more than $730 million in a settlement of a US government investigation charging the company used fraudulent methods to process payments and evade US restrictions on Internet gambling, according to officials involved in the case.

Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.