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US Government Calls Online Poker Site Ponzi Scheme
2011-09-21 05:35:16

  The US government claims that Full Tilt, an online gambling site based in Dublin, Ireland, is a ponzi scheme. The government claims the sites board of directors used player´s funds to enrich themselves to the tune of $440 million dollars between April 2007 and April 2011. Raymond Bitar and 11 other defendants were named in an indictment seeking $3 billion dollars in penalties and alleging crimes including illegal gambling, money laundering and bank fraud, according to the...

2010-07-07 05:03:00

DUBLIN, July 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Gordon Donates US$130K First Prize to Charity Team Full Tilt's Phil Gordon donated his first-place prize money to charity after winning the 4th Annual Ante Up For Africa poker tournament at the World Series of Poker*. A total of 83 players entered the US$5,000 buy-in tournament which has become an integral part of the World Series of Poker*. The field consisted of both professional poker players and well-known poker celebrities. Stars...

2009-07-15 16:42:00

DUBLIN, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Full Tilt Poker announced today that it will attempt to break the official Guinness World Record(TM) for Largest Online Poker Tournament by attracting more than 35,000 players to the table on July 19th at 15:05ET. The Record Breaker tournament was unveiled as the finale to FIVE, http://www.fulltiltpoker.com/five - a week of events and promotions honoring the fifth birthday of Full Tilt Poker. Team Full Tilt members and WSOP bracelet winners Howard...

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